Lending

Niche Lending

By Marc Rapport | April 22, 2019

Tree-hugging roots run deep at the Vermont credit union, which offers an array of lending and deposit products aimed at fighting climate change.

By Erik Payne | April 1, 2019

The Idaho credit union’s weatherization loan offers an alternative to high-interest credit cards and HELOCs.

By Rebecca Wessler | March 25, 2019

Four can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

 

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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.

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.