Posts Tagged ‘Small Business Lending’

NCUA, SBA to host 2nd webinar on CU small biz lending

NCUA, SBA to host 2nd webinar on CU small biz lending

The NCUA and Small Business Administration (SBA) will host a webinar aimed at strengthening credit unions' small business lending Nov. 13. While the first webinar hosted by the agencies last month provided an overview of [...]

Small biz loan programs webinar set for Oct. 16

Small biz loan programs webinar set for Oct. 16

The NCUA and Small Business Administration (SBA) will hold a webinar Oct. 16 to share benefits of credit unions participating in various SBA loan programs. NAFCU works closely with the SBA to expand access to [...]

Credit unions have big small biz lending opportunity

Credit unions have big small biz lending opportunity

Credit unions this year have a big opportunity to expand their business lending, according to Raddon–but a lot of that will depend on the performance of front-line staff. Raddon told CUToday.info that a [...]

Anticipated growth may spur small business lending

Anticipated growth may spur small business lending

New research shows the majority of small businesses are planning for growth, which they anticipate funding through lines of credit and business loans. According to the Raddon Research Insights: Winning Small Business Customers study, 79 [...]

CUNA discusses small biz lending data collection with CFPB

CUNA discusses small biz lending data collection with CFPB

CUNA met with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s business lending team Tuesday to discuss small business lending data collection. The business lending team is currently implementing section 1071 of the Dodd-Frank Act, which requires [...]

MBL cap increase would boost small business cash access

Credit unions share the U.S. House Small Business Committee's goal of increasing small business access to capital through the reduction of statutory and regulatory impediments. The Credit Union National Association suggested several ways that [...]

What to do with all those big bank branches?

What to do with all those big bank branches?

Have you walked into your local bank branch recently? Probably not. Why would you? But if you did, you would find a large peaceful empty space like a church on Wednesday, and perhaps a few [...]

Member business lending can help dampen economic swings

By Kent Moon Lenders need to be prepared for continual and often rapid shifts in the economy. One such change is increasing interest rates, an abrupt wake-up call that is occurring. The average rate on [...]

Filene Report Examines Benefits of Credit Union Microlending

BY MICHELLE SAMAAD A new report from the Filene Research Institute explores the opportunity for credit unions to form lasting partnerships with small business through microlending. The report, “Microloan Feasibility Study: Can Small Business Lending [...]

Big-Bank Loan Approvals for SMBs Up 50%

By Rohit Arora, CEO of Biz2Credit Two recent reports indicate that the outlook for small businesses is brighter than it has been for quite some time. The Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index, my company's monthly [...]

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