Lending

Small Business Administration (SBA)

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.

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.

 

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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.

By E.C. Harrison | June 17, 2019

Four credit unions with deep experience in SBA lending weigh in on building an effective program that frees up capital and minimizes risk.

By Liz Furman | April 1, 2018

At year-end 2016, see which credit unions lead the way in six key cooperative metrics.