Two credit unions carrying up to a 45% concentration of home equity lines of credit said the loans are not at risk or that they have taken steps to monitor and mitigate potential risk.
A stable real estate market and payments during draw help the $4.8B ESLFCU manage a 45% concentration in HELOCs.
While the overall risk of widespread HELOC default isn't a concern, individual lenders could face credit risk on their balance sheets.
While the Urban Institute calls the statistic alarming, it says the ratio is not a new trend.
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Experian report says customers of finance companies driving hike, while total dollar volume in auto lending at record high.
Auto loan balances up in every state in past year, according to TransUnion.
Read what a test credit union has to say about a new non-prime auto loan pilot program.
More than half respondents say auto loans present the best opportunity for growth. Credit executives say regulatory burden is their biggest growth challenge.