Articles Tagged with 'loans'

What’s That Roaring Sound?

September 12, 2011
An obscure book of business just a few years ago, student loan debt has roared past credit card debt and will surpass $1 trillion this year. READ MORE

Students Weigh Higher Education Options

September 06, 2011
Higher education tuition and fees have more than doubled since 2000—a rate faster than real estate appreciation during the housing bubble. READ MORE

Rates & Ratios: Mortgages Lead June Loan Growth

August 08, 2011
CU loans outstanding increased 0.3% during June 2011 compared to a 0.4% increase in May 2011, according to CUNA’s economics and statistics department. READ MORE

Payday Lending

July 18, 2011
CUs aren’t waiting for the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to change how payday lenders operate. Instead, they’re offering financially distressed consumers affordable borrowing options. READ MORE

Reg Z Rate Changes

July 18, 2011
The Federal Reserve Board issued a Regulation Z final rule in March 2011 clarifying prior rules related to the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure Act. READ MORE

Intent to Confuse

July 18, 2011
I tend to get suspicious when the name of a trade association doesn't accurately describe who it represents. READ MORE

Rates & Ratios: CU Loans Grow 0.4%

July 15, 2011
Unsecured personal loans led loan growth, followed by credit card loans, adjustable-rate mortgages, used auto loans, and fixed-rate mortgages. READ MORE

Want More Loans? Embrace Technology

July 01, 2011
The route to loan growth is increasingly mobile. READ MORE

So You Want to Start a CU?

July 01, 2011
The movement’s history is rich with stories of credit union pioneers barnstorming the U.S., starting credit unions on a shoestring and storing deposits in a shoebox. READ MORE

Rates & Ratios: CU Loans on the Rise

June 14, 2011
CU loans outstanding increased 0.2% during April compared to a 0.1% decline in March, according to CUNA’s economics and statistics department. READ MORE

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