Too Much of a Good Thing: The Net Worth Balancing Act
Credit unions need to maintain a certain net worth ratio to be considered well-capitalized, and many go above and beyond to ensure the safety of their institution. CUSO Magazine’s Esteban Camargo wonders whether it is possible to be too safe when managing net worth.
The CAMELS in the Room
Starting April 2022, NCUA introduced a new letter to the CAMEL rating system: “S” for Sensitivity to Market Risk. Esteban Camargo gives a brief history of CAMELS and what each letter stands for in this financial literacy month series.
Important Ratios to Understand Your Credit Union’s Performance
As we continue our series on financial literacy basics for credit unions, Esteban Camargo gives some commonly used ratios and benchmarks some attention, explaining what they are, how they are, how they’re calculated, and what they’re used for.
CUNA’s Nussle: PPP Loans Causing Net Worth Problems at Credit Unions
David Baumann of the Washington CU Daily reports that PPP loans are remaining on credit union balance sheets for longer than expected, causing regulatory headaches for credit union officials, according to CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle.