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Grand Rapids, Mich.-based CU*Answers, a 100% credit union-owned core data processor began 2020 with a couple of tech announcements involving a new reputation-based consumer lending decision model and a core conversion.

CU*Answers has begun development of a new reputation-based decision model. CLR Path – an acronym for “Consumer Lending on Reputation” pronounced “clear” – is a new in-house decision model that takes a look at a member’s status and relationship with the credit union to help determine a loan approval decision. With CLR Path, credit unions can create and customize their own decision model programs for any of their loan products using new tools in CU*BASE®, the CUSO’s core data processing platform.

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Roy Urrico

Roy W. Urrico specializes in articles about financial technology and services for Credit Union Times, as well as ghostwriting, copywriting, and case studies. Also: writer/editor of a semi-annual newsletter for Association for Financial Technology since 1997 and history projects funded by the U.S Interior Department, National Park Service and Warren County (N.Y.).

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