For most credit unions, asset/liability management (ALM) has been a “get in line” topic: Get in line behind security, marketing, loan origination and tracking, member relationships, and a host of other pressing matters.
The latest "100-year" economic crisis to affect the global economy, which lately seems to occur every seven to eight years,
is the Euro-Zone debt crisis. The culprit: Too much borrowing and spending during the last decade.
The discussion boards on CUNA’s Compliance Community featured an interesting discussion last week: what is the difference between the terms “share draft” and “checking account”? The correct use is important since credit unions pay dividends, not interest.