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What’s the Future of Loan Payments?
August 2, 2012
Members expect a variety of loan payment options.
The Lifelong Consequences of Student Debt
August 1, 2012
U.S. student debt is about $1 trillion and growing, and defaults are climbing. It’s entirely possible this trend might evolve into a crisis.
Avoid These Mortgage Servicing Practices
August 1, 2012
Five federal financial institution regulators issued guidance to mortgage servicers on military homeowners .
It’s Time for an Auto Lending Compliance Tune-up
July 27, 2012
Compliance requirements differ for direct and indirect loans.
Three Additional Rules From CFPB
July 20, 2012
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau addresses mortgage originator standards, high-cost mortgages, and escrow accounts.
Credit Cards: Learn From the Best-Run Programs
July 11, 2012
CUs can improve their card programs by boosting efficiency, improving marketing, and avoiding common mistakes.
Why Do CUs Offer Green Loans?
July 10, 2012
The decision to finance green initiatives involves the convergence of several factors, says a Filene report.
Small Business Owners Hike the Hill
July 9, 2012
More than 500 credit unions will reach the legislated 12.25% business loan cap within three years.
Some CU Lenders Thrived During Recession
July 5, 2012
How did some CUs grow their loan portfolios during the Great Recession while others floundered?
CUs Growing Green
July 1, 2012
Green lending is relatively new at credit unions, and data about it is limited.
Create a Winning Card Program
Hit the guideposts of a successful credit card program.
Loans for All Reasons
Many CUs provide credit to meet members’ lifestyle needs.
CSR: The Power of Social Good
CUs harness corporate social responsibility as a risk-mitigation tool.
Compliance: Guarding against disparate treatment in lending
CUNA’s inaugural Fair Lending Workshop took place last week in Denver, leading to valuable discussions on compliance with the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, the Fair Housing Act, the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act and more.
CFPB arbitration changes against members’ best interests: CUNA
CUNA’s comment letter to the CFPB reminds the agency that proposed changes to its arbitration process are inappropriate for member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperatives.
Turning financial services into FUNancial services
The CU startup gameFi wants to boost employee engagement with gaming concepts.
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