2019: A Year for Core Lending Principles

Published in: CU Business 2018 proved to be an eventful, and profitable, year for most credit unions. Amidst heightened volatility from domestic and international  concerns, credit union performance reached post-crisis highs over the year (Figure 1). Now, in early...

Key Risks Facing Credit Unions In 2019

Published in: Credit Union Business Credit unions and banks alike posted record profits in 2018, with much of the performance driven by widening net interest margins (NIMs) and tax cuts for banks. While lagging performance and risk metrics remain strong, credit unions...

Analyzing ALM Efficacy

Published in: CUNA Councils With the end of the record low rate environment, it’s time for credit unions to examine their balance sheets and ask some key questions, such as: Is our funding strategy adequate? Are funds allocated to the right asset classes? While these...

There’s Big Money in Funding Employee Benefits

Published in: CU Business Is your credit union giving employee benefit costs the attention they require? If not, you could be setting your CU up for a lack of staff quality. Discover how a pre-funded employee benefits investment account can help you attract and retain...

Q&A with ALM First Financial Advisors

Published in: CUNA Councils We’ve heard it’s beneficial to increase the frequency of monitoring and assessing risk, but what are the advantages? There are five categories of macro factor risks that can affect fixed income portfolios, and each can play a...
ALM First Financial InstituteMarch 22-25, 2020

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