Lending

Small Business Administration (SBA)

By Sharon Simpson | Sept. 7, 2020

An Oklahoma credit union encourages business owners to wait to apply for forgiveness but has tools in place to assist members who want relief now.

By Sharon Simpson | Aug. 17, 2020

Five credit unions shares insights from their Paycheck Protection Program efforts.

By Duncan Bartley | July 8, 2020

PPP data from the Treasury Department indicates credit unions played a larger role in lending to smaller companies, underscoring the movement’s commitment to Main Street business borrowers.

 

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By E.C. Harrison | May 27, 2020

Portal crashes. Controversies. Confusion. Despite a shaky start, the Paycheck Protection Program is providing badly needed capital to more than 4.3 million small businesses nationwide.

By E.C. Harrison | April 27, 2020

Sixty-hour work weeks, constant virtual meetings, and imminent deadlines. The world of business lending is busier than ever before, but in many ways the work also is more rewarding.

By Sharon Simpson | March 23, 2020

Carolina Foothills FCU is working with the City of Spartanburg to coach startups and fill a critical funding gap. That’s important because small-business support is now more important than ever.

By E.C. Harrison | Feb. 24, 2020

A meeting between a socially minded lender in Texas and a credit union in Florida leads to an innovative microlending program with nationwide applicability.

By Rebecca Wessler | Dec. 23, 2019

Five ways to serve members by providing the credit they need, when they need it.

By Rebecca Wessler | Aug. 5, 2019

These credit unions rallied around the needs of members to uncover hidden potential in the loan portfolio.

By Rebecca Wessler | June 17, 2019

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