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Boomers Are a Booming Business

How can you provide financial strength and opportunity for your boomer members?
Lora Bray
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‘Marketers are overlooking one of the biggest goldmines for disposable income: the baby boomer generation.’
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Ups and Downs in Homeownership

The housing industry is improving, but many young adults are delaying their first home purchase.
Lora Bray
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Lenders, feeling constrained by costs and regulations, may be applying more conservative lending standards.
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The Lending World According to CFPB: Mortgages

Compliance change must be part of strategic plan and budget.
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'CUs spent the past six months adjusting to the CFPB’s new mortgage rules, and they’re not done, yet.'
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How Mortgage Referrals Can Go Wrong

Front-line staff can easily run afoul of CFPB regulations.
Jonathan Bundy
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Help front-line staff avoid compliance pitfalls when making referrals to mortgage loan originators.
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Student Loan Debt May Slow Home Buying

The percentage of young adults who own a house has declined dramatically.
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Consumers with student loan debt tend to have lower credit scores than those without.
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HGTV Host a Public Relations Bonanza for Michigan CU

Lake Michigan CU signs HGTV’s Carter Oosterhouse as a celebrity spokesman.
Adam Mertz
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‘We’re big into mortgages and Carter’s big into homes.’
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High-Cost vs. Higher-Priced

New CFPB rules change the definitions and coverage of two types of mortgages.
Andrea Stritzke
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Mortgages that fall into the high-cost or higher-priced category have certain restrictions and requirements, so it’s important to understand what they are.
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CFPB Adds to Stack of Mortgage Rules

Here’s a six-point overview of the CFPB’s new mortgage lending regulations.
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In mid-January, the CFPB opened the floodgates, and mortgage lending rules began gushing out.
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CUs Looking for Lending Uptick in 2013

Focus on fundamentals and keep an eye on risk, lenders advise.
Judy Dahl
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Credit unions expect modest loan growth this year as the economy improves.
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Auto Loan Delinquencies Fall to All-Time Lows

Consumers are more likely to keep their auto loans current than their mortgages.
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Asset quality remains high despite increases in nonprime auto loans.
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