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Award-winning lenders, part VI
‘Eagle Advance,’ ‘Credit Builder’ Give Members a Second Chance
Staff training, flexible underwriting help CU serve members with limited resources.
February 6, 2013
‘We’re trained to recognize patterns in a member’s credit history.’
Award-winning lenders, part V
Loans Are the Best Investment
Diversified loan portfolio helps CU boost its 40% loan-to-share ratio.
January 31, 2013
Series of new loan products helps Cooperative Center FCU recover from the recession and deliver on its business objectives.
Award-winning lenders, part IV
Worldwide Membership Creates Unique Lending Challenges
Strong common bond keeps delinquencies low despite geographical hurdles.
January 25, 2013
‘Each country is scored by risk and delinquency experience, and the macro-economic outlook.’
Award-winning lenders, part III
Teamwork, Sales Focus Lead to Mortgage Success
Staff view their jobs as if they're running a small business.
January 22, 2013
Incentives, competitive rates, new products, and community partnerships, also grow loan volume.
Award-wining lenders, part II
‘Thanks for Treating Me as a Friend’
CU blends lending acumen with a genuine concern for members.
January 16, 2013
Personal contact cements member relationships and provides a foundation for referrals.
Embrace Real-Time Data, Multiple Channels for Lending Success
CUs have more information than most businesses, but they often fail to capitalize on it.
January 14, 2013
Most loan applications are antiquated and burdensome, mobile expert says.
Award-Winning Lenders, Part I
Three Steps for MBL Success
CU starts its own commercial lending training program to bring staff up to speed.
January 9, 2013
Find the right people, forge strong member relationships—and be safe.
Shift to Mobile Requires New Approach to Lending
Mobile turns the traditional retail experience on its head.
December 28, 2012
More consumers are defined by their connectivity, which changes how they transact financial business.
MBLs Offer ‘Chef Salad’ of Benefits for Lenders, Economy
Business lending requires strong relationship-building, which favors CUs.
November 30, 2012
Expanding business lending could make CUs significant contributors to the national economic recovery.
Take a Holistic Approach to Compliance
CU can’t have separate compliance approaches for different products.
November 21, 2012
Dividing compliance responsibilities among different departments leads to inconsistencies.
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Credit Union Magazine
December 2013 digital edition
League Presidents Pass the Torch
CUs Can Expect Economic Tailwinds
A Look Back With Jeff Post
Unbankable: The Noble Birth of Credit Unions
Survey: Young Credit Card Users are Better Credit Risks
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Great advice Barry! -Mary Ann Schlung Colorado Credit Union
I had the pleasure to attend this year conference. Josh was dynamic speaker. Love the "why" message.
Amen, Amen, Your financial well being has a lot to do with the time of your birth. I used to envie those guys at Employers Insurance who came home from WWII and stepped right into a growing economy full of opportunities. Never gave much thought tot he fact that their "opportunities" occurred because they had survived the Depression and hadn't been among those killed in action in the Great War. They wer, frankly, in short supply.
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