Lending

Data Snapshot: Top 10 Lending Drivers

January 01, 2007
Data Snapshot: Top 10 Lending Drivers January 1, 2007 Data Snapshot: Top 10 Lending Drivers The top 10 business drivers for consumer lending in 2007 include market volatility and changing member needs. Business drivers for the 2007 consumer lending industry: 1. Market volatility. 2. Changing member and market needs. 3.... READ MORE

Q&A: Business Lending Lessons Learned

December 01, 2006
Q&A: Business Lending Lessons Learned December 1, 2006 Who: Richard Borland What: Assistant vice president, business banking Where: Meriwest Credit Union, San Jose, Calif. Richard Borland helped Meriwest Credit Union launch business banking services throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and in Tucson, Ariz. Before joining the $1 billion asset... READ MORE

How to Launch Business Services

December 01, 2006
How to Launch Business Services December 1, 2006 By Kathleen Litman When Technology Credit Union's (Tech CU) senior management team decided in 2005 to develop a suite of business accounts to complement existing business loan products, it understood that in addition to effectively positioning these services to a niche market... READ MORE

Construction Lending: Strategies for Success

December 01, 2006
Construction Lending: Strategies for Success December 1, 2006 By Wendy Wilkinson Every lender knows the risks associated with construction lending can be as great as the rewards. However, managing these risks and implementing a system to avoid the pitfalls of construction lending often is mystifying and a great source of... READ MORE

Construction Lending: Strategies for Success

December 01, 2006
Construction Lending: Strategies for Success December 1, 2006 By Wendy Wilkinson Every lender knows the risks associated with construction lending can be as great as the rewards. However, managing these risks and implementing a system to avoid the pitfalls of construction lending often is mystifying and a great source of... READ MORE

A Case for Risk-Based Loan Pricing

November 01, 2006
A Case for Risk-Based Loan Pricing November 1, 2006 By Ken Williams Technology is driving the migration to tiered pricing (basing interest rates on credit risk) to smaller institutions. This article looks at key issues tied to the implementation and management of tiering rates for risk-based pricing: Measuring and price... READ MORE

Mortgagebot Named to 2006 'Future 50'

November 01, 2006
Mortgagebot Named to 2006 'Future 50' November 1, 2006 Mortgagebot LLC, Mequon, Wis., was named to the 2006 Future 50 list by the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce Council of Small Business Executives. The list recognizes area companies that achieved growth in both revenue and employment. This is the second... READ MORE

Mortgage Q&A: Build a Foundation for Success

October 01, 2006
Mortgage Q&A: Build a Foundation for Success October 1, 2006 Credit unions' mortgage success depends on making a commitment to the product and finding experienced employees who can provide the level of service members require, says Keith Varney, chief operating officer for TruHome Solutions, a Lenexa, Kan.-based credit union service... READ MORE

Partnership Fosters Auto Loan Recaptures

October 01, 2006
Partnership Fosters Auto Loan Recaptures October 1, 2006 Lending Solutions Inc. , Elgin, Ill, and Experian , Costa Mesa, Calif., have created a program that enables credit unions to recapture auto loans not originated at the member's credit union. Experian and Lending Solutions will identify and contact participating credit union... READ MORE

Automated Lending Systems: Move Beyond Efficiency

September 01, 2006
Automated Lending Systems: Move Beyond Efficiency September 1, 2006 By Doug True If you believe consumer loans are a commodity, then your strategy shifts toward maximizing efficiency, right? You know, making your loan process as efficient as possible so you can enjoy a low-cost advantage. Inefficient processes are in your... READ MORE
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