Lending

Niche Lending

By Chip Filson | Jan. 25, 2019

The regulator’s war on concentration risk belies the reality that all credit unions have niches and concentrations, and it's an excuse not to creatively seek workouts in the cooperative spirit.

By Callahan & Associates | Nov. 13, 2018

Join Geoff Bullock, community engagement and education specialist for Firefly Credit Union, for an interactive discussion about how credit unions can successfully launch a niche loan program.

By Rebecca Wessler | Aug. 6, 2018

Five can’t-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

 

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By Sharon Simpson | Aug. 6, 2018

A loan doesn’t have to be massive to be mighty. These high-impact programs have an outsize effect on members and communities.

By Marc Rapport | June 27, 2017

On display at ACUC: Resilience in the credit union movement, among members, and at the institutions themselves.

By Marc Rapport | May 1, 2017

The St. Louis-based credit union makes a nice niche business out of a lease-like product.

By Sharon Simpson | Jan. 2, 2017

Five lessons in setting short- and long-term goals.

By Marc Rapport | Dec. 20, 2016

Overlooked editorial gems provide insight and inspiration for the challenges and opportunities that lay ahead in 2017.

By Marc Rapport | Aug. 29, 2016

The New Mexico credit union puts community capital and cooperative principles to work.

By Marc Rapport | Aug. 22, 2016

Redstone Federal Credit Union combines risk and reward in its counseling-lending program and casts a wary eye at proposed CFPB changes in short-term loan regs.