From out-of-state recruitment to hiring bonuses and flexible scheduling, what was once seen as the bottom of the totem pole is now viewed as a prime position for many credit unions.
The rural Ohio cooperative strives to be the best in the market through pay and benefits. Its growing network of new and renovated branches adds to an improved work, and banking, environment, too.
With the market shifting and buyers becoming choosier about their lenders, credit unions across the country are shifting how they approach mortgage lending.
Some underwriting and belt-tightening, staffing and product changes are part of the response as swiftly rising rates roil the housing market.
First Financial of Maryland FCU built and is refining its own machine learning tools that vet more applications than the manual way while learning along the way.