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In this webinar, John Felton, President and CEO of Southern Chautauqua Federal Credit Union discusses how the credit union's high engagement strategy enables it to take on lower-grade paper.
A Cleveland credit union is one of only seven of its size in the country that makes auto leases, and it does a lot of them.
University Credit Union in Orono, ME, creates new positions and titles to streamline its lending environment.
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Low rate environment and soaring student debt lead to growing refinance boom in student lending.
Empowering and engaging potential new homeowners and honoring obligations to military borrowers get close scrutiny at opening day of NAFCU’s annual conference.
SECU of Maryland’s move to bring its business lending operations in-house resulted in a return on investment in the range of 250 to 300 basis points.
There are three broad credit card management options that carry their own advantages and considerations.
Making it easy to modify loans increases yield and revenue while building loyal relationships to last beyond the original note.
Not all dark waters as TRID changes take effect and HMDA changes announced, but much work remains.
Call it what you will, CFPB's promise to go easy on mortgage disclosure changes provides some temporary relief.
Effective underwriting facilitates two primary benefits: driving profitable loan growth and engaging members.
Credit Unions should consider these four tips to make sure they're ready for the change.
Jon Paukovitch from Ent Federal Credit Union describes the Realtor education classes that propel its successful mortgage origination program.
NBC, NYT pieces on collections give credit unions pause for thought.
By remaining vigilant of interest rate risk and implementing mitigation strategies, credit unions can continue to safely provide great mortgage options to members.
Video conferencing offers members the right mix of efficiency and personalization.
San Francisco Federal Credit Union increased loan volume 12% by identifying shortcomings within both the institution and market.
Environmentally friendly Vermont State Employees explores loan options to help members retrofit their homes for savings.
Get an in-depth perspective on Members 1st Federal Credit Union's successful lending strategies.
A Connecticut credit union demonstrates how sometimes the most effective networks are the ones you build yourself.
Fort Worth Community Credit Union’s three-year-old program has helped boost its auto loans by 37% in the third quarter.
As the structure of the financial services system evolves with the economic recovery, credit unions are poised to become the community lenders of the 21st Century.
FirstLook credit unions show solid performance in first quarter 2011.
Whole loan sales are a straightforward and simple secondary market transaction.
Achieving success on and off the balance sheet is possible but requires strategic positioning.
Near-record ROA. Loan growth. Addition of services. What the industry can learn from a Midwestern credit union.
10 credit union leaders in mortgage servicing portfolios.
What would your credit union do if it lost one-third of its lending portfolio? Creighton Federal Credit Union rolled with the punches.
Increase your earning potential by putting the right people in the right positions.
Community First Credit Union keeps its focus on community members in and outside of the cooperative.
This edition is brought to you straight from the corporate communities that use this holiday to have a little fun and show some personality. And from the letters C and U.
SECU's effective lending strategy keeps members first and never gets too complicated.
FirstLook Second Quarter data shows strong performance and annual growth rates for credit unions with assets between $500 million and $1 billion.
In today's market, having a true understanding of your organization's mortgage loan portfolio can be one of the keys to weathering the current turmoil.
Watching for traps and taking advantage of opportunities: an interview with Hank Sigmon, CFO of First Tech Credit Union, Beaverton, Oregon
Starting with the September 30, 2008 call report, credit unions were required to report their loan modification efforts. The data show that not all credit unions are reporting modifications and delinquency the same way but it does point to a growing challenge facing the industry. Here’s a brief look at the numbers in 5 easy-to-understand charts.
Developed by a cross-section of credit union stakeholders and spearheaded by the Credit Union Housing Round Table (CUHRT), a working document released today outlines a key credit union mortgage relief initiative.
Robin Simmons from Desert School CU discusses ways to assist members with mortgage troubles.
By now, it’s yesterday’s news that the U.S. Treasury, in conjunction with the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), have temporarily taken over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, placing both government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) in conservatorship.
With their region devastated and all of their branches rendered inoperable, Navigator found a way to triumph over the destruction wrought by Hurricane Katrina.
Members 1st FCU finds early success with recent launch of private student lending solution.
Chartered in 1935, Justice Federal serves as the Department of Justice, its associated agencies including the FBI and DEA, the Department of Homeland Security, the Courts of the District of Columbia and law enforcement affinity groups.
The benefits that credit unions can gain by strategically deploying Internet-based mortgage-origination technology include saving time, improving productivity and growth.
Learn how New York based Emigrant Mortgage Company (Emigrant), a private portfolio lender, can develop a customized borrowing program for your credit union member needs.
By stimulating interest in mortgage issues now before financial crisis has landed on your members’ front doors, your credit union can help make a difference.
With headlines of subprime abuses flooding the front pages of newspapers recently, how are credit unions stepping up and helping members who are struggling with their mortgages?
Peter Sainato discusses ways to help boost member value in your credit union.
A growing mortgage portfolio might bring loan-servicing challenges such as technology, staffing limitations, and increased regulatory requirements. A smart solution is sub-servicing.
Choose wisely if you are considering either being a portfolio servicer or outsourcing servicing to a third party. There are critical questions to consider in either case.
Before your credit union decides to sell its real estate loans or determines which servicing arrangement will be used, it’s important to understand the value of your servicing rights and the impact of retaining or releasing them.