How data preparedness can prevent a credit union ghost town

By Jason Veenker, Solution Specialist for AdvantEdge Analytics. History is filled with examples of failures to look beyond the short-term and understand the risks and rewards in the future. Take the prosperous California mining town of Bodie in the late 1880s, for example. The town skirmished with multiple catastrophic fires but planned and executed for tomorrow […]

Business Lending Seminar for leadership

LEVERAGE would like to invite credit union leaders to a complimentary Business Lending Seminar with our partner, MBFS. The seminar is designed to support credit union leadership with regulatory guidance on meeting the NCUA’s new regulatory environment, which has much greater freedom in business lending and increased scrutiny on risk management practices. The seminar not […]

JMFA: Want to Deliver Excellent Service? Offer an Excellent Service!

Ever wonder why account holders don’t use the services you offer to help them make informed financial decisions? Maybe it’s because they don’t understand the complexities of how a program works or they become frustrated by ever-changing rules. Learn how to avoid account holder confusion and create a more satisfying service experience for everyone.   […]

GSTV brings credit union awareness to the pump

The LSCU announces  a partnership with Gas Station TV and CU Solutions Group to highlight the credit union difference to consumers at the pump. Following last year’s successful campaign, we will help support the great credit union mission, increase awareness, and engage new members. See one of our videos here. We will run commercials at […]

Small business loan approval rates on the rise

A decade after the market crash, small business lending has made a turn-around, which can be attributed, in part, to the strong economic growth in the U.S. Business loan approval rates are on the uptick, according to Forbes: “These smaller banks granted 49.8 percent of the funding requests they received in August, up one-tenth from […]

CECL methodology provides smart reg solution

In response to the high volume of requests from our credit unions, LEVERAGE  has partnered with CRF Advisors to offer a CECL (Current Expected Credit Losses) solution. This offering will provide individualized consulting to assess how CECL Methodology will affect your credit union, what platform and data sets are needed to comply with new reporting requirements, as […]