Pandemic puts credit union business continuity plans to the test

first_img ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr continue reading » There isn’t a single aspect of life, work or play that hasn’t been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. And, many believe, we are only at the beginning. The upside – the people-helping-people spirit has remained healthy throughout, as the industry prioritizes the financial health of the nation’s 100 million credit union members.The NCUA’s unprecedented memo from March 16 is proof positive of the movement’s laser focus on members’ financial health. In case you missed it, the agency said it will give credit unions the flexibility to prudently adjust or alter member loan terms and will not subject those decisions to examiner criticism.A second silver lining is the number of important lessons the industry is learning, specifically as it relates to business continuity planning and preparedness. Chief among these lessons is that a business continuity plan (BCP) must be specific, tested and continuously updated to be meaningfully effective.Let’s look at each of these qualifiers individually…last_img read more

I Will Never Feel Great Again, Says Tiger Woods

first_imgWoods’ first return to competitive action after a 15-month lay-off came in December at the Hero World Challenge – an 18-man tournament in the Bahamas – and he finished 15th at the PGA Tour event.He hopes to compete in the Masters at Augusta from 6-9 April.“There have been plenty of times when I thought I would never play the game again at the elite level,” added Woods, who has won 79 titles on the PGA Tour.“It was tough, it was more than brutal. There were times I needed help just to get out of bed.“I feel good, not great. I don’t think I will ever feel great because it’s three back surgeries, four knee operations.“I’m always going to be a little bit sore. As long as I can function, I’m fine with that.”Woods has not won a tournament anywhere since 2013, while his title drought in major championships dates back to 2008.“There is a changing of the guard,” he said. “My generation is getting older but if I’m teeing up then the goal is to win.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Fourteen-time major winner Tiger Woods has said that he will “never feel great” again because of the number of injuries suffered during his career.Woods, 41, pulled out of the Dubai Desert Classic before the second round this month because of a back spasm.He only returned to action in December after two back operations.“There were a lot of times I didn’t think I was going to make it back. It was tough, it was more than brutal,” Woods told Dubai magazine Vision.last_img read more