Coronavirus Archives

Lending during a pandemic

Lending during a pandemic

When the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic struck earlier this year, lending departments across the country found themselves pivoting to remote work environments that still allowed them to engage with members and meet their borrowing needs. “It’[...]

Actions needed now to head off deeper, longer crisis

Actions needed now to head off deeper, longer crisis

NCUA and Congress should take further steps to ensure credit unions remain in position to serve members during and after the pandemic, CUNA wrote to the House Financial Services Committee Thursday. NCUA Chairman Rodney Hood [...]

PODCAST: The data difference

PODCAST: The data difference

While the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has shifted credit unions’ focus from in-person to digital channels, the truly successful credit unions are those that help members smoothly transition from one channel to the other, picking up [...]

How you can help members weather the COVID-induced financial storm

How you can help members weather the COVID-induced financial storm

The “Times Insider,” a division of the New York Times, recently released one of the most shocking pandemic-related statistics yet: Twenty-two million U.S. jobs were lost in March and April because of the pandemic — [...]

This time around, it’s different

This time around, it’s different

The Great Recession and COVID-19 each convulsed the American public — but in very different ways. The most obvious is the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people from a pandemic that still rages. But the [...]

Oregon credit unions step up to distribute relief

Oregon credit unions step up to distribute relief

When the Oregon state legislature provided emergency funding to help state residents save their businesses and feed their families, the state’s credit unions stepped up to help out. Twice. First, four CDFI credit unions [...]

How distance learning can impact the family

How distance learning can impact the family

When Covid-19 shut down the country in mid-March, many of us thought we’d be back in our offices and schools before the end of spring. Yet, here were are countless months later, working and [...]

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