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CU Direct’s Drive ’18 conference digs into loan participations and stage performances.
Learn how DCU structured its participations program and what key lessons leaders have learned along the way.
A $112 million loan financed through a consortium of credit unions shines a light on the impact of the cooperative model in rural America.
In a changing economic environment, balance sheet management is top-of-mind with credit union executives.
Five can’t-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.
Secondary market sales of burgeoning credit union mortgage share remains dominant, but credit unions are selling more loans to each other, too.
Two credit unions offer tips and best practices to succeed in the loan participation space.
Five can't-miss data points featured this week on CreditUnions.com.
Callahan & Associates and Dan Kampen, chief financial officer at Bellco, discuss the credit union’s participation lending strategy, including how to source business identify what buyers want.
Four can't-miss data points featured this week on CreditUnions.com.
Credit unions are on track to hit $2.3 billion in participations sold in fourth quarter 2016.
Home equity lines of credit are drawing renewed interest among banks and credit unions as housing prices rebound amidst consumer confidence.
In today’s changing and often-uncertain economic environment, balance sheet management is top-of-mind with credit union executives.
Kevin Kesecker, vice president and chief lending officer for SECU of Maryland, offers advice on how to review packaged loans to make sure they are attractive — and worthwhile — to the credit union.
The fine print counts, so here are some common terms found in commercial loan documents spelled out in plain English.
These seven charts highlight how things have changed in the past year and offer insight into what it means for credit unions moving forward.
The $6 billion credit union’s turnkey loan participation model helps two small credit unions get back in the cards game.
It’s very easy to allow key requirements to fall through the cracks. Careful due diligence and competent legal representation are critical for a credit union to make its loan participations a success.
HMDA data shows credit unions are increasing their mortgage market share.
Cooperatives across the nation are enhancing traditional strengths while adapting to new market opportunities.
A Colorado credit union gained members and loans when it first managed, and then purchased, the Boulder branch of an Indiana-based credit union.
Mark Ritter, VP of Business Lending Sales, shares how Members 1st created an annual Business Services Workshop to network and increase its participation program.
Taxicab medallions, which allow drivers to operate, are in high demand in New York. And Progressive Credit Union is cashing in with loans.
Cooperative Trek, Day 2: Two credit unions in the Big Apple have a crucial role meeting their member groups’ unusual needs.
Apple Federal Credit Union shares the success of its Realize Your Dream loan promotion.
Nearly 40% of purchased participation loans are non member business lending loans.
Key metrics illustrate the climate of real estate lending.
Many credit unions are buying loans to enhance their portfolios.
How one San Francisco credit union met the needs of the taxi driver community, increased public safety, and drove home new loan opportunities.
For many credit unions, most share growth occurs in the first quarter of the year. What will credit unions do with the money? Can they, or should they, turn it away?
Non member loan participation and SBA programs help credit unions in the secondary market.
At year-end, 1,029 credit unions reported loan participation activity with over 7.4 billion in participations outstanding.