Learn about holiday lending, near-prime paper and more in this week's Focus Report.
A credit union books $290K in holiday loans and brings in another $309K by cross-selling other loans.
By deliberately lending more to members with near-prime credit scores, credit unions are beefing up their balance sheets.
With autumn nipping at the heels of the last days of summer, credit unions are already gearing up to roll out their holiday loan programs.
The increase in loan volume results in two consecutive quarters of total revenue growth, the industry's best numbers in five years.
SNL Financial says reserves were $26.90 billion in the second quarter.
The suburban Chicago firm provides contact center and lender services for more than 300 credit unions, banks and mortgage lenders.
Credit unions that compare how many auto loans come from indirect channels to how many originate organically may be in for a shock.
A credit union financed property on its way to REO finds a buyer.
People, technology bring strengths to credit unions using independent mortgage appraisers.