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People come to CU*Answers for a variety of reasons and with a variety of expectations. Some are seeking a partner in technology, some are seeking strategic solutions to a problem, and some are seeking a partner to launch a new business. No matter what people are seeking they will find the experience, expertise and drive from the Sales Representatives at CU*Answers.
We Are Your Partner in Technology
Searching for a technology partner can be a daunting task. Whether your search is for a network, data processor or electronic imaging solution for some it may have been 5, 10 or even 15+ years since you performed such a search. With literally dozens of companies and solutions to choose from, how does one go about searching out the unique benefits and features of one organization versus another?
In today’s age of information overload, making the wrong decision can be detrimental if not catastrophic. From receptionist to CEO, technology touches every staff desktop and every relationship. It is the primary vehicle for which credit unions and businesses alike determine their future direction and lays the foundation for what separates you from the competition.
CU*Answers understands the important and apprehension associated with making a decision on technology. Because of this we have developed a process to help you more effectively perform a due diligence review. To do this we combine the comprehensive experience and knowledge of our field representatives with tools at their disposal that will help you not only identify areas of improvement, but also help you drive existing costs down (like data gathering costs, compliance costs and risk costs) and increase efficiencies, allowing you to ask a questions see data and then make meaningful business decisions at a fraction of your former cost and time.
We Are Your Partner in Strategy
If you are going to hitch your wagon to a partner for the next five to fifteen years, which one best shares your vision for balancing technology with sound business strategy?
Perhaps even more basic is determining how to quickly gain an understanding of the overall environment you wish to implement, what operational strategy best suits your style for performing business. How does one effectively compare options, new technologies and what products are available? What unique product features and services separate one vendor from another? Who can provide staff the best ongoing support? How can staff benefit from education?
At CU*Answer we understand that today’s credit union, is not just about staying profitable, it is about being able to easily grasp all aspects of the credit union. Our collective experience, knowledge and expertise makes us intimately knowledgeable about the challenges facing credit unions and businesses today. We bring that perspective towards helping you meet your strategic objectives while preserving your legacy and protecting your bottom line.
We Are Your Partner in Design
Our core values are driven but a set of Cooperative Principals that form the heart of Our Cooperative Business Design- recognized principals that set cop-ops apart from all other enterprises. These seven principals are baked into every credit unions founding model and structure, uniting and guiding us. They allow our network to work effectively, guaranteeing to our owners and to the marketplace how we will always respond to their challenges and opportunities. These ideals put or owners and members needs ahead of everything else to design your technology plan helping us all to achieve our dreams.
Your Partner in New Business Development
Opportunities are everywhere. Unfortunately, when you talk with your peers, in many cases you are covering their opportunity, rather than trying to consider how to work together and combine both your and their opportunities. CU*Answers wants all of is participants to look at our network from 10,000 feet and see it for what it is: 1.6 million members interacting daily with our partner credit unions; three thousand employees working every day with skills and talents, sometimes underutilized; fifteen-plus stats and dozens of communities that present us all with an even greater potential for more members.
CU*Answers is an opportunity landscape: a place to dream about doing more, earning more, and contributing more for the success of all participants. The place to open a new business is right here at CU*Answers. It is our team that not only understands the concepts of business development but the resources that can be used as a catalyst to get you started. Whether you want to start a new credit union, build a merger business or launch a cooperative service organization of your own we encourage you to make CU*Answers your first stop.