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  • SBA Revisits Inventory Financing

    Credit unions and other lenders looking to increase access to inventory financing for auto, boat, RV and other dealerships will be able to do so again through the relaunch of an SBA pilot loan program.

  • Credit Unions Prep for New Auto Lending Rebound

    With the sale of new cars experiencing a 25% increase in January, credit unions are gearing up to assist members in a still highly competitive market.

  • People

    Andrews Federal Credit Union, Suitland, Md., announced Jim Hayes as its new executive vice president/chief financial officer.

  • Skylines DirectFED Signings

    Skyline's DirectFED Payment Solutions said it has signed the $124 million Right Choice Credit Union of Houston and the $4.2 million University of

  • People

    HarborOne Credit Union, Brockton, Mass., announced that Barry Koretz was appointed chairman of the board of directors.

  • Target Dumping Visa

    In a move that may signal a broader trend reversal, the Target shopping chain has announced it will stop issuing its Target branded credit card with a Visa logo and will instead issue only its in-house Target branded card.

  • Retail Sales Show Dramatic Increase

    With spring having sprung and the economy continuing to show signs of a rebound, consumers opened up their wallets last month and caused retail sales to increase 1.6% last month, the Commerce Department reported today.

  • Retail Sales Increase Again

    Despite heavy snow in some regions and in contrast to the usual pattern of slower consumer purchasing in the winter, retail sales rose 0.3%, the Commerce Department reported today.

  • Tower FCU Sees Opportunities From Baltimore-D.C. Strengths

    Despite last week's blizzard that literally shut down Washington, Tower Federal Credit Union is still optimistic about the findings from a new report that show the region has several qualities that may make it ideal for stronger economic growth this year.

  • Retail Sales Up

    Consumers were more willing to spend money last month as retail sales increased 0.5%, the Commerce Department reported today.

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