Credit Union Times Magazine March 29, 2017

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Focus Report

  • FocusReport: Marketing & Business Development

    To sell members on loans and achieve growth, credit unions must understand the psychology behind consumers’ relationship with borrowing. In this Focus Report, experts share insights on consumer behavior and how to build a healthy portfolio.

  • Consumers Sometimes Defy Logic

    Buyers seek houses that match their dreams, and they usually take that same level of analysis to picking a mortgage.

  • What Do Cigarettes and Loans Have in Common?

    By and large, they’re viewed with similar disdain by Americans.

  • Five Ways to Jump Start Your Auto Loan Growth

    Auto loans remained credit unions’ financial sweet spot for growth in 2016. Over the past year, vehicle loan balances increased by $37.6 billion (14.3%), beating mortgages as the leading source of growth. All indicators point to auto loan growth remaining stable and a perfect climate that will provide continued opportunities...

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Front Page News

  • Hacking Back

    Rep. Tom Graves (R-Ga.), introduced a bill as a discussion draft that would allow a victim of a cyberattack to access the attacker's computer in order to gather information about the attack to share with law enforcement or to stop the hacker from continuing to access their network.


  • News

  • Homeowner Hurdles: Credit Unions Stepping Up

    Owning a house was not an immediate goal of mine. Renting was easy and convenient. If something broke, I submitted a maintenance request and it was fixed. Home maintenance in an apartment required little effort and even less stress.

Editor-in-Chief's Column

  • In A World…

    Don LaFontaine was the voice of all of the great movie trailers until he passed away in 2008. Most famously, he's known for the opening phrase in his deep, booming voice, “In a world…” Some of his work included: “Die Hard,” “The Terminator,” “Beetlejuice,” “Lethal Weapon,” “Rambo,” “The Godfather” –...



  • People

    The $264 million Cabrillo Credit Union in San Diego announced Robin Lentz, president/CEO, will retire on March 31, 2017. A new CEO has been selected, but an official announcement has not yet been made. Lentz was hired as president/CEO on June 18, 1979. At that time, the credit union had...

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