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CU Develops Workplace-Based Payday Loan Alternative

December 20, 2010
NorthCountry FCU finds that reaching members of modest means requires moving beyond traditional lending methods. READ MORE

CUNA Continues MBL Fight

December 02, 2010
CUs must continue to push senators to support MBL legislation, says CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney. READ MORE

Grow Your CU with Mortgage Servicing

December 01, 2010
Don't discard member relationships by outsourcing your CU's mortgage servicing. READ MORE

Affinity Plus Makes a Statement with its Statements

December 01, 2010
The $1.28 billion asset CU solved its statement issues with an in-house solution that reduced costs by $750,000 the first year. READ MORE

Demand for Loan Modifications Continues

November 24, 2010
Although the economy and housing markets show signs of improvement, many CUs face a slew of requests from members to modify loans and consumer debt, particularly mortgages. READ MORE

NCUA Initiates Pilot Loss Share Program

November 18, 2010

The NCUA Board authorized the creation of a Loss Share Pilot Program as a potential option for resolving large, complex problem credit unions at the lowest cost to the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund.

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Five Plead Guilty to $5 Million Mortgage Fraud

November 16, 2010
Fraudsters built homes that were appraised for significantly more money than they were worth, sold to straw buyers, and eventually placed in foreclosure. READ MORE

Want to Boost Loans? Increase Member Loyalty

November 16, 2010
Member surveys help CUs measure member loyalty and develop strategies to build stronger member ties. READ MORE

Is There a (Juris) Doctor in the House?

November 15, 2010
Millions of mortgages have been shipped around the global financial system—sold and resold—without the documents that traditionally prove who legally owns the loans and the properties. READ MORE

CUNA Mutual Recognizes Excellence in Lending Award Winners

November 03, 2010
Three credit unions were recognized for their lending prowess Monday with Excellence in Lending Awards during the CUNA Lending Council's 16th annual conference. READ MORE

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