Lending

Lessons Learned  In Auto Lending

November 14, 2011
My CU's auto loan portfolio recently plummeted. It was no surprise, because lately the local auto dealership has been as empty as a politician’s promises. READ MORE

Portfolio Management: Four Keys

October 24, 2011
Sound loan portfolio management has always been essential. But its importance has become particularly evident to credit union boards and management teams during the past several years. READ MORE

Jump-Starting Auto Loans

October 20, 2011
Our cover story this month explains how used-car lending at credit unions is hot, while new-car lending certainly is not. We also look at some innovative strategies credit unions have come up with to pump up flat auto loan portfolios. READ MORE

Mortgages: Make Your Own Opportunities

October 19, 2011
Put real estate lending at the center of the your CU's strategy. READ MORE

Reverse Mortgages Open Up A New Market

October 19, 2011
As more baby boomers reach retirement, the reverse mortgage could move from a novelty product to a new market. READ MORE

Handling Post-Recession Repossessions

October 01, 2011
To turn around recession-related increases in repossessions, CUs have beefed up their loan-assessment processes, initiated faster action on collection procedures, and worked diligently to help members avoid repossessions. READ MORE

Pumping Up Auto Loan Volume

September 30, 2011
Auto loans have long been the bread and butter of credit union lending. But these days the bread is a tad drier and the butter a bit scarcer. READ MORE

The 14-Day Question

September 24, 2011
Some CUs are confused about the 14-day timing requirement for periodic statements. READ MORE

Perry: Raise the MBL Cap

September 16, 2011
It’s time to consider increasing CUs’ member business lending cap, Texas governor and presidential candidate Rick Perry told more than 250 credit union representatives at the Iowa Credit Union Convention. READ MORE

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

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