This month, CUNA News highlights innovations and developments in lending. During June, our Lending 2022 special report, sponsored by Cornerstone Advisors, will examine the lending and economic outlook for the rest of the year, how online auto retailers affect credit union auto lending, end-to-end digital mortgages, creative loan ideas, loan growth and inclusion, and more.
We also want to share your lending opportunities and challenges. Using the form on this page, tell us about your biggest lending opportunity, your biggest lending challenge, an example of a successful loan program, and advice you’d offer other lending leaders.
PODCAST: What’s in store for the economy and lending?
CUNA Chief Economist Mike Schenk discusses factors at play in the economy.
Speed counts in today’s mortgage market
Fintechs have reshaped the competitive environment.
Financial Inclusion Mortgage boosts home access
Initiative benefits low-income borrowers, first responders, veterans and educators.
Auto lending in an online world
Ent Credit Union provides members what they need no matter the platform.
A faster, cheaper mortgage process
Beth Eller believes eClosings are the future of mortgages.
Schenk: Expect above-average loan growth
Pent-up demand and a strong labor market will lead to 8% growth in 2022, says CUNA’s chief economist.
Financing neighborhood electric vehicles
South Bay Credit Union partners with dealer to offer auto loans for street-legal golf carts.
‘Impact Loan’ demonstrates concern for staff
Program provides tangible proof that CHROME Federal ‘has employees’ backs.’
Fee-based product meets Muslim financing needs
Credit union creates home ownership financing product with support from a local imam.
Navigating a competitive lending market
Latonya Allen builds on an early start in the credit union system.
Fishing program hooks a whopper in boat loans
Members take the bait with Bass Cash promotion..
Q&A with Homer Renteria
PSECU chief revenue and lending officer examines current opportunities, challenges.
Countering payday lenders
Loan products meet community needs and allow Afena FCU to thrive, says CEO Karen Madry.
Using data to fine-tune collections
WSECU builds model to score loans, determine best course of action.
Green lending generates growth
Clean Energy Credit Union thrives by shifting members’ energy use.