24SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr In the age of digital media marketing, regulators continue to turn their heads toward social media use. Whether your financial institution has embraced social media marketing or not, best practices for risk management recommend having social media procedures for current or potential future use.Here we take a look at different aspects of social media and what it has to do with your financial institution.Why Social Media?Social media is more than “selfies” and connecting with old high school acquaintances; it is a way to reach a wide demographic of individuals and present yourself to them without leaving your office.If you think Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are only for celebrities and teenage girls, you are missing out on prime marketing opportunities. Utilizing social media can help youPromote your brand;Build trust with current and potential customers/members;Save money by reducing the need for expensive ad space;Interact with your community and help underserved individuals; andPromote financial products. continue reading » read more
ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr America’s credit unions are seeing the economic impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) firsthand, CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan wrote to al 535 Congressional offices Tuesday. With the Senate back in Washington, D.C. and the House expected back next week, work is underway on the fourth phase of COVID-19 relief legislation.“Putting people first — not corporate bottom lines — is what Americans need from their financial services partners,” Donovan wrote. “More and more, those impacted by this crisis need a helping hand. America’s credit unions are hard at work supporting members’ financial well-being, and we are ready to be part of the solution as our economy reopens and America gets back to work.”Donovan added that credit unions can do more if CongressTemporarily removes the statutory business lending cap so credit unions can help businesses get back on their feet and rebuild communities. CUNA supports legislationto exempt COVID-19 business loans from the member business lending cap and NCUA Chairman Rodney Hood has called for Congress to temporarily raise the cap to 20% of assets (up from the current 12.25%); continue reading » read more
“The project “Mala Barka” ends with the renovation of this 13th ship of our traditional small shipbuilding, and it is unique because it is also a museum that tells through a multimedia exhibition how ships are built, maintained and sailed.”, Said Komadina. He also emphasized that the project “Small boat”, through cooperation with Slovenia, resulted in a new and attractive tourist offer of Lošinj. Ferdinand Zorović, co-owner of the camp, thanked everyone who helped rebuild the ship. The total value of the interpretation center was about 3 million kuna, and was co-financed by the project “Small Boat”, Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, Ministry of Tourism, City of Mali Lošinj and the Tourist Board of Mali Lošinj and donations. After the renovation, the wooden motor boat “Dražica” was renamed “Nerezinac”, and it is a valuable example of traditional shipbuilding and since 2010 it is on the list of protected cultural assets of the Ministry of Culture. “In the last few years we have witnessed large investments in our island, which makes me especially happy because it is through the synergy of us islanders and with the financial help of the Government and the County realized numerous investments and programs that live on the island of Losinj, the smaller islands of Susak settlements made of better quality”, Said Mayor Kučić. The museum exhibition refers to the features of everyday life on a ship at the end of the 19th century, and consists of a part placed on the waterfront in front of the ship, on its deck and below deck, where the multimedia part of the exhibition shows life on a ship. The author of the museological concept is the curator Katarina Mažuran, while the exhibition project is signed by Sanjin Kunić, B.Sc. Designer and Luka Jelušić, MFA designer. Photo: Primorje-Gorski Kotar County She added that “Nerezinac” is an example of a traditional Lošinj ship, and by reconstructing it in its original condition and turning it into an outdoor interpretation center, a unique tourist attraction on the Adriatic has been created. Primorje-Gorski Kotar County Prefect Zlatko Komadina, Minister of Tourism Gari Cappelli and Mayor of the Town of Mali Lošinj Ana Kučić opened the Interpretation Center for Maritime Heritage of the Island of Lošinj. The mentioned center is located in the lower deck of the Lošinj camp “Nerezinac”, moored on the Coast of Lošinj Captains in front of the Museum of Apoxyomenos. read more
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Tony Zhou | Daily TrojanAmerican flags covered the grass on Trousdale Parkway in front of Bovard Auditorium on Wednesday for the 12th anniversary of the September 11 attacks. Students and faculty paid tribute to the fallen heroes who were killed by the acts of terrorism. The American flag flew at half mast all day to commemorate the 2001 tragedy.