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ARTICLES BY Timothy Kolk

By Timothy Kolk | April 5, 2021

Card managers who have proven to be the right leader for a critical product in the past almost certainly remain just as capable in the present.

By Timothy Kolk | April 6, 2020

Stress test your card portfolio now before reality does it for you. A level-headed, data-driven approach will still win the day.

By Timothy Kolk | Sept. 23, 2019

These partnerships can serve members and the credit union, or they can damage the cooperative. There is no one right answer for everyone, but there is a wrong approach.

By Timothy Kolk | Sept. 9, 2019

Credit unions will face headwinds in the coming year, but a well-managed credit card portfolio can weather the storm.

By Timothy Kolk | April 2, 2018

More than 75% of credit union credit card issuers grew at a below-average rate in 2017. How can cooperatives buck this trend in 2018?

By Timothy Kolk | Nov. 13, 2017

A razor-sharp focus on four areas of credit card lending helps credit unions operate a program that supports critical priorities, provides income, and deepens member relationships.

By Timothy Kolk | Nov. 9, 2015

There are three broad credit card management options that carry their own advantages and considerations.

By Timothy Kolk | Feb. 2, 2015

Credit card programs need constant attention to remain engaging and competitive.

By Timothy Kolk | Sept. 3, 2014

Tim Kolk of TRK Advisors discusses credit card program reporting strategies in this Credit Card Management School webinar.

By Timothy Kolk | Feb. 3, 2014

Luck only lasts so long. That's why every credit union needs a long-term roadmap for this crucial area of its business.