ONLINE VOTING POLL UPDATE -- CUTIMES.COM
Fifty-two percent of voters said that they have had to or will use a combination of increasing frees to members, lowering savings rates and raising loan rates.
Twenty-four percent of voters said that they haven't done or wouldn't be using any of those tactics at their credit union.
Seventeen percent said that they will just be lowering savings rates. Five percent said that they would increase fees and none of the voters said that they would just be raising loan rates.
Who's Offering Payday Loans?
Payday loan alternatives offered by credit unions have always been a controversial subject with a mix of those for it and those against it.
With allegations by the National Consumer Law Center that some state and federal credit unions violated the Federal Credit Union Act, followed by a letter from the NCUA to federal credit unions about permissible payday lending alternatives, Credit Union Times wants to know how many credit unions do offer a payday loan program.
Visit our Web site, www.cutimes.com, to vote on our latest voting poll question:
Does your CU offer a payday loan alternative?