How many direct auto loans do you preapprove for members? Yet, how many end up with dealer financing?
Dealer financing is rarely the member’s best option. Financing is where the profit is, and you don’t want to lose it to used car dealerships.
So, let’s dig into a new CUSO, Loanify, to see how they help credit unions grow their loan portfolios… and help members get better deals on their cars.
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Like most Americans, I use rewards cards almost exclusively. Whether cash back, travel perks, or discounts at national and local businesses, I some of the money I spend to come right back to me.
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Don’t work at a credit union, but like what you see? Head to UNest to open an investment account for your kids today!
Most of my friends and I are so close to 40 that it looks blurry now. Most of us have kids (I don’t) and multiple app-based investment accounts (I do). Naturally, there’s a growing demand in this demographic for investment apps for kids.
Credit unions, take note!
Offering app-based financial wellness and investing accounts for kids is a member need… in a market segment credit unions typically fail to attract (Millennials and older Gen Zers).
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This is an excerpt from FinAncIal: Helping Financial Executives Prepare for an Artificial World. Grab your copy here!
This case study covers the leading player in AI-based small-dollar lending for credit unions, QCash.
Stay tuned to the CU 2.0 blog while we feature more excerpts from our financial guide to AI!
Purveyors of short‑term credit and small‑dollar loans have gotten an understandably bad rap in the last couple decades. And it makes sense—before regulations, some interest rates on these loans went as high as 1,000%. Even today, short‑term loan interest rates climb over 600% in some states. In many ways, the reputation that short‑term credit earned was, well, earned. But it doesn’t have to be that way. And frankly, it shouldn’t be.
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Like our Fintech Friday series? Check out the Fintech Spring Meetup! Credit Unions join free with code CUHOST!
Sure, fee income is great for increasing non-interest income. But ironically, that revenue comes at a cost. Or, a few costs, actually.
Continue reading “Could This Be the End to Credit Union Fees?”