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July 25, 2018

HELOCS May Be Set To Take OFF – Is Your Credit Union Ready?

For the last 10 years it seems like the home equity line of credit (HELOC) has been a forgotten product for many credit unions and their members. As rates on fixed mortgages hovered at record low levels, and with home equity under pressure, the demand for variable rate HELOCs decreased for many institutions. However, that […]

June 26, 2018

Putting Member Rate Advantages Into Perspective

The environment is quickly changing and so are members’ savings alternatives. Technology has made it such that competition is no longer limited to the institution down the street. A simple online search reveals there are financial institutions all over the country with money market rates close to 2.00%: Source: Savings Accounts & Rates. Retrieved from […]

May 16, 2018

This is One Metric You Should Know

How many times per month do your members use mobile banking? Did you know that, when it comes to mobile app usage, banking apps are in the top 3? Only social media and weather apps are used more. Last month, Citi released the results of its 2018 Mobile Banking Study, which also revealed that 46 […]

April 18, 2018

Is Your Mortgage Experience Designed for Today’s Borrowers?

If you’re not already taking a closer look at the real estate lending side of your business, there are plenty of reasons to do so.  Home shortages, rising rates, competition, and tax law changes are some of the forces at work that warrant a renewed look at mortgage lending.  Many credit unions will find they […]

January 19, 2018

FinTechs vs. Traditional Lenders – Is There a Difference?

TransUnion recently released a study comparing FinTechs to other lenders, and used personal loans issued between 2014 and 2016 as the basis for the study.  The study’s objective is to answer the question, “Are FinTechs different from other lenders?”  Interestingly enough, this is a question credit unions have been speculating on for years in an […]

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