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A Better Way to Fight Cybercrime: The Consortium

Battling cybercrime in the financial services industry can be downright scary. Threat actors are continuously evolving new phishing or ransomware campaigns on banks and credit unions.

Oct 4, 2022

Successfully Navigating the LOS Experience to Meet Your Goals

Just about every financial institution uses some type of core system to run its operations. Some credit unions (or even community banks) will try to tap the loan origination functionality that is built into their core system. However, as lenders grow, eventually, they have a “graduation moment” and realize they need a standalone loan origination platform to reach their current and future goals.
Aug 29, 2022

Insights from a Southwest CUNA Management School Attendee

Catalyst Corporate ALM Consultant Richard Cranfill shares his takeaways from Southwest CUNA Management School (SCMS) at Texas Christian University. See what he found most interesting about his experience.
Jul 28, 2022

Eliminating Real-Time Payments Fraud and Human Error

Human exploitation, lost/stolen credentials or scams that compel consumers to divulge or expose personal information keep payments fraud on the rise. Catalyst Corporate's Glenn Wheeler explains the importance of raising awareness about payments fraud.
Jun 23, 2022

Loan Participations: A Winning Strategy for All

Jeff Hamilton, Catalyst Corporate Vice President of Member Credit, suggests Loan Participations can be a winning strategy for your credit union.
Jun 13, 2022

Let the PXT Select Assessment Help You Find the Right Talent

Every organization has felt the pain of making poor “people” decisions, as well as the joys of finding rising stars. The PXT Select assessment provides you the right information to make informed talent decisions so that you engage the right people.
Jun 9, 2022

Key Questions to Ask When Selecting a Consumer Loan Origination Solution

Loan Origination Systems (LOS) can be simply defined as a digital platform that facilitates the lending process from application through the disbursal of funds. While the definition may be straightforward, comparing different LOS platforms will reveal numerous feature gaps, integration challenges, and implementation road blocks. Knowing the right questions to ask LOS vendors can help you select the best solution for your credit union.
May 26, 2022

How I Positioned Myself for Growth at the Young Professionals Conference

Digital Marketing Coordinator Tuesday DerMargosian represented Catalyst Corporate at Cornerstone's recent Young Professionals Conference. Join her for a look at her conference journey, her takeaways, and a short video.
May 3, 2022

How Can Interest Rate Swaps Be the Answer to Rising Rates?

How Can Interest Rate Swaps Be the Answer to Rising Rates? The rise in interest rates has caused the values of mortgage portfolios and long-term investments to decline. Some credit unions and board members have said, “Maybe we should stop or slow down our mortgage lending.” My answer to them is always the same: Wait, let’s talk this through first.
Apr 4, 2022

Network Vulnerability Assessment Test vs. Penetration Testing

Although similar in nature, external vulnerability assessment testing (VAT) and penetration (PEN) testing are quite different.
Mar 24, 2022

Are You Moving Forward with a Faster Payments Strategy?

Faster payments are quickly becoming the expectation, with new use cases for the various faster payment technologies found almost daily. The time to start preparing is now, but where do you begin?


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