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CUNA revises CU Mortgage Lending Strategies book

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MADISON, Wis. (11/26/08)--Credit union professionals can learn about trends and key issues that influence a successful mortgage lending program in a recently revised book from the Credit Union National Association. “Credit Union Mortgage Lending Strategies: The Best Never Rest” offers information and guidance for building a successful and competitive mortgage lending program. The book provides credit union case studies whenever possible and updates information concerning paperless mortgages and automated underwriting, long-term and reverse mortgages, and subprime lending. It also addresses the current lending environment and regulations; building a program to include planning, pricing, operations, and other key elements; marketing strategies; steps to continue evolving and keeping up with trends; and more. For more information, use the resource link.

CUAnswers offers lending management platform

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (11/26/08)--CU*Answers announced its lending management platform, Lender*VP, to help credit union clients with lending operations. Lender*VP offers a combination of lending tools for credit unions using CU*Answers’ CU*BASE software. Features include:
* 247 Lender: Provides round-the-clock access to loan information, requests, applications and approvals; * Credit card options; * Real Estate Solutions: A web-based mortgage application; * Retailer Direct: Loan applications are delivered from any partner location to retail business partners; and * Payday Lending: Members receive the benefit of payday advance loans without the negative lending practices from predatory lenders.
CU*Answers is a credit union service organization in Grand Rapids that offers online banking products, member check processing and direct-deposit processing services.