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February 7, 2013

Survey: Budgeting

Now that the budget is done, 2012 is closed and you have a chance to breathe…what is one thing you would change about the budgeting process? Please click here to answer our survey question.

November 29, 2012

Yield on Assets—How Low Can it Go?

How does net income look for 2013?  Even if your budget is showing satisfactory earnings you might not be out of the woods yet. Earnings could be temporarily propped up by higher yielding loans and investments put on the books in years past.  Unsustainably low provision for loan losses could also be skewing the picture. […]

November 15, 2012

Test Your Budget As Part Of Your A/LM Process

Wouldn’t it be nice to know if that “light at the end of the tunnel” is actually a fully loaded freight train coming straight at you?  Back in August, we wrote a blog with some tips on budgeting heading into 2013:  Budgeting Tips For 2013.  One of the points suggested evaluating the budget from an […]

August 30, 2012

Budgeting Tips For 2013

As the 2013 budgeting season gets into full swing, things have not changed much for most credit unions.  The industry is still facing the challenges of weak loan demand, robust deposit growth and declining asset yields.  Here are a few things to keep in mind as you put together your budget: Make it as realistic […]

August 16, 2012

Budgeting For Loan Growth

In this uncertain economy, many credit unions are seeing loan growth come in below budget.  Others are experiencing loan growth that meets their budgets; however, they are still below budget on loan interest income.  Why?  Interest rates have fallen since their budgets were created and competition for loans has resulted in the credit union getting […]

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