Mergers are at a three-year low, but some consultants say competition will force more large cooperatives to merge.
When it comes to managing their balance sheets, credit unions should keep the notion of change in mind.
As loan growth continues to blossom in the New Year, hopefully it will not be nipped in the bud by overzealous regulators or lack of leadership. Agility is as important in business as it is in volleyball; the ability to adapt to a changing environment is critical. NCUA Chief Economist...
Credit unions can grow lush gardens of members and loans, but only if they aren't viciously pruned by regulators.
NCUA Chief Economist John Worth says some credit union loan portfolios are unsustainable if interest rates rise as expected.
Credit unions should have a firm idea of effect on income statements, balance sheets.
The Fed also predicted the interbanking lending rate will reach 1% by next year, up from the current 0.25% target.
NCUA Chief Economist John Worth talks about economic recovery and its effect on interest rate risk in new video.
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While economists predict big loan gains this year, credit union leaders remain cautious.