Credit unions may find themselves increasingly playing the role of landlord, according to a recent Federal Reserve policy statement and a property management firm that serves credit unions.
Awards to credit unions.
Once again, Credit Union Times is very proud to announce the winners of the annual Trailblazer awards.
Speaking recently at the New Jersey Credit Union League’s Reality Check conference, John Lass put it bluntly on the direction of mobile banking.
Before David A. Kwant joined Mountain America Credit Union nearly 25 years ago, he was Utah’s supervisor of credit unions. So how does that experience help him as chief financial officer at the $3 billion West Jordan, Utah-based credit union?
Mountain America Credit Union was honored recently with two awards from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Utah District–the 2011 Lender of the Year and the 2011 Blaine Andrus Memorial Award.
With the philosophy of life being too short to do something you don’t enjoy, seven and a half years ago Nathan Anderson, chief operating officer at Mountain America Credit Union, had an opportunity to take his career in a different direction and has never looked back.
Deciding whether to have a tummy tuck or not would most likely not be on the list of priorities for most consumers given the economic doldrums of the last few years.
Despite the U.S. housing finance market ongoing uncertainty, three credit union mortgage executives painted a largely positive outlook for 2012. Credit Union Times asked their thoughts on what the industry can expect as well as what the mortgage lending expectations in are in local markets.
Credit unions worked hard in 2011 to continue to build their housing finance programs even as the overall housing industry continued to struggle with low home prices, high foreclosure rates and significantly tighter mortgage underwriting rules.