Lending

Proactive Lenders Succeed Even in Tough Times

January 22, 2013
Passive lenders simply wait for tough times to pass when the economy or other events cause lending to lag. READ MORE

‘Thanks for Treating Me as a Friend’

January 16, 2013
Personal contact cements member relationships and provides a foundation for referrals. READ MORE

Eight Thriving Cottage Industries

January 11, 2013
Cottage industries—businesses that can be started by individuals in their homes—present major lending opportunities for CUs. READ MORE

Three Steps for MBL Success

January 09, 2013
Find the right people, forge strong member relationships—and be safe. READ MORE

CUs Looking for Lending Uptick in 2013

January 06, 2013
Credit unions expect modest loan growth this year as the economy improves. READ MORE

Housing Is Staging a Comeback

January 06, 2013
Home sales are expected to rise 3% and home prices are expected to rise 2% to 3% in 2013. READ MORE

Measure Lending Success with Risk-Rating

January 02, 2013
Most CUs use growth as the chief measure of lending success—but that’s not enough. READ MORE

Use Extra Due Diligence for Business Loan Participations

January 01, 2013
Business loan process requires a high level of detail. READ MORE

Student Loans Show Potential

January 01, 2013
Student loans offer opportunities for income and provide an affordable way for members to send their children to college. READ MORE

The Promise and Peril of Subprime Lending

January 01, 2013
CUs are ‘stabbing each other in the back’ with low-rate auto loans for top-tier members. READ MORE

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