David Baumann of the Washington CU Daily reports on credit union trade groups who are renewing their call for Congress to lift the credit union Member Business Lending cap, saying the limit is an arbitrary restriction that keeps financial institutions from providing crucial assistance during the coronavirus economic crisis.
The National Community Reinvestment Coalition said that if underserved areas of the U.S. are going to be revitalized, non-banks, including credit unions, should be subject to the Community Reinvestment Act, reports David Baumann of the Washington CU Daily.
We’re all familiar with the student loan crisis, but how did it reach the level it’s at now, and how do credit unions fit into the scenario? Barb Cooper takes a look back at the history of student loans and where the future might lead.
Collections manager, Jerry Collins, knows collections isn’t an easy job, but he’ll help you realize you might be going about it the wrong way, and that money isn’t the most important factor in the equation.
CU*Answers held its Annual Leadership Conference discussing the future of the industry and of CU*Answers as it moves forward into 2020. Check out the key takeaways from each section of the event!
For the past 29 years, the number one earning asset in the credit union industry has been the credit card portfolio. During the best and worst of times, by FAR the most consistent generator of revenue has been the credit card. So why aren’t credit unions pushing them more?
Is your credit union limiting itself from a lending perspective by playing it too safe? Are you leaving members in need out in the cold because they don’t fit in a neatly defined box? Read more to discover where to start opening those restrictions for win-win situations.