Over the past week or so, the word “billion” has come up several times in industry talk on member business lending. The first billion–make that nearly $12 billion–is the record number of member business loans that credit unions funded in 2011, setting a new record high based on fourth-quarter data from...
Brett Thompson opines in Milwaukee Biz Blog.
The number of new businesses formed in Wisconsin so far this year has increased by 12.2% compared with the same period in 2011.
What better way to get a gauge on how deft members are with their financial planning and investment goals than to test the employees at their credit unions.
Gov. Scott Walker signed into law doubling charitable contribution limits, expanding municipal deposit syndicates and harmonizing secured transactions.
Nearly three years after employees at Wisconsin’s credit unions started participating in an investor education project, the latest update revealed an improvement in financial behavior.
Credit unions in Wisconsin may soon be able to double their financial support for charitable and community organizations.
Measure increases credit unions’ charitable giving limit, set in 1971 at one half of 1%, to a full 1% of regular reserves.
The Wisconsin Credit Union League has launched a website designed to help consumers avoid high-cost loans tied to tax refunds.
Since 2007, Wisconsin credit unions have increased small business lending by more than 51%.