One click to borrow?

first_img continue reading » Fifty Northwest credit union CEOs gathered last year, and the topic turned to Amazon Prime. Nearly all were members and enjoyed Amazon’s “One Click to Buy” feature. Convenient, cool and a new normal most agreed. One CEO lightheartedly asked, “Could we ever see a day with ‘One Click to Borrow?’” All in the room favorably nodded.Retail is retail. Consumers/members have expectations of their experiences in retail, regardless of product. What they receive through digital engagement, real-time status and anytime access outside the credit union is exactly what they expect when engaging with the credit union. Review this list of consumer expectations of retail experiences and consider added ways that your credit union can enhance its commitment to members.Simple. Apple refined the ease of navigating a computer in your hands and now members primarily engage with credit unions from their handheld devices. How many transactions can a member complete digitally? How many steps are necessary to conduct business? Could a member go “branch-free” and still deepen a relationship with your credit union?Personal. For all the mobile-first and do-it-yourself habits of members, sometimes a face-to-face conversation is necessary. How advanced are your front-line leaders in their communications and consulting skills? If a member completed “Steps A through C” on her own, could your front-line leaders pick up at “Step D?” How skilled are your front-line leaders in showing empathy and interacting with diverse members? ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

Angels sign Mike Trout to 12-year extension

first_imgHe has slashed .307/.416/.573 in eight seasons with the club while hitting 240 home runs, stealing 189 bases and driving in 648 runs.In recent weeks, rumors have been swirling about the possibility of Bryce Harper trying to recruit Trout to come play with him and the Phillies. Trout, a native of Vineland, N.J., grew up a diehard Phillies fan and some thought he would join Harper in Philadelphia.A deal like this is tough to overcome for Philadelphia. OFFICIAL: @MikeTrout agrees to terms on a 12-year contract.— Los Angeles Angels (@Angels) March 21, 2019Our weatherman’s here to stay! #TheHaloWay— Los Angeles Angels (@Angels) March 21, 2019″This is where I wanted to be all along,” Trout said in the team’s release. “I have enjoyed my time as an Angel and look forward to representing the organization, my teammates and our fans for years to come.”I want to thank Arte and Carole Moreno for their efforts. Their leadership and commitment to winning played a key role in my decision. Thanks also to my teammates, coaches, John Carpino, Billy Eppler and his Baseball Operations staff, the entire front office and Angels fans for all their support. It has made a tremendous difference not only for me, but for my family as well!”According to ESPN, the deal is for $430 million.The deal makes Trout both the highest-paid player in MLB history in a lump sum at $430 million and the highest in average annual value, surpassing Zack Greinke’s $34.4 million as the MVP would make on average $36 million.Trout has made seven All-Star teams with the Angels and is in the second-to-last year of a six-year, $144 million deal he signed with Los Angeles in 2014.According to USA Today, the deal is an add-on to Trout’s already existing deal and is actually a 10-year, $363.5 million extension which will kick in during the 2021 season. He will still be paid $33.25 million each of the next two seasons.Mike Trout’s new #Angels deal, which won’t be finalized for about 48 hours, is actually a 10-year, $363.5 million extension that starts in 2021. He still will be paid $33.25 million for the next two years under his existing contract. Full no-trade, no opt-outs.— Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) March 19, 2019The deal has a full no-trade clause with no opt-outs.The 27-year-old center fielder was originally taken with the 25th overall pick in the 2009 draft with the Angels. Mike Trout is getting paid.The Angels have signed the two-time MVP to a 12-year contract extension, the team announced Wednesday.last_img read more

Beverly Irene McNett, Wellington: June 12, 1942 – Jan. 16, 2013

first_imgBeverly Irene McNett, 70, of Wellington died Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at St Francis Via Christi Hospital in Wichita.Memorial  services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 21, 2013 at Wellington Baptist Temple.  Inurnment will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at Prairie Lawn Cemetery in Wellington.  Hawks-Shelley Funeral Home & Crematory of Wellington is in charge of arrangements. A memorial has been established in Beverly’s name with the American Cancer Society.  For further information or to send condolence please visit www.hawksfuneralhome.Beverly McNett was born July 12, 1942 the daughter of John Henry and Wanda Marie (Jones) McNett in Wellington. She was an only child. She graduated from Wellington High School in 1960. After high school, she moved to Oregon.She was married for a time and to this union one son was born, Johnathan Ray Hinkle.  She returned to Wellington where she was at home.  She loved her job as a sales director for Aster Publishing.  She retired in 2004 after 17 years with the company.  She will be missed by all of her friends and family.Beverly enjoyed sewing, reading and writing or anything that let her spend time with her pet dog and companion Aspen.Surviving to honor her memory are her son Johnathan Hinkle and is wife Rui of Corvallis Ore.; her grandson Bryce Hinkle of Corvallis, Ore. and a host of relatives and friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents.last_img read more