Credit Union Philosophy and First Time Auto Buyers

Commentary by: Zachary Tondre

Credit union directors across the country are looking for ways to stand out in their markets by returning to the foundational philosophy of the movement to serve underserved borrowers. While many directors see great opportunity in this initiative, management teams …

Kinecta Federal Credit Union uses RiskView™ to combat the Credit Scoring Void of Underbanked Americans

Commentary by: Solomon Semere

In a recent case study, Informa incubator Ovum outlined Kinecta Federal Credit Union’s decision to confront the challenge of financial inclusion by offering mainstream credit at more affordable rates to its underbanked customers. Kinecta achieved its goal by partnering with …

Credit Unions take an active role to address Financial Health Crisis

Commentary by: John McWilliams

How grassroots community lending is addressing the high cost of payday lending Our continuing effort to help bring awareness to the plight of millions of Americans suffering from poor financial health brought me and my colleagues at LexisNexis® Risk Solutions …