Based on a recent Filene Institute Special report titled "Why Many Small Credit Unions Are Thriving", the number one factor contributing to a credit union's success is that "they are highly effective lenders."

Below are resources available for increasing your member loan options and becoming a more effective lender.

OwnersChoice Funding - OwnersChoice Funding provides credit unions and their members with mortgage-lending programs.

Covera - Covera provides electronic transaction processing options to credit unions through flexible credit, debit and ATM programs.

The Filene Research Institute - The Filene Institute examines vital issues affecting the future of credit unions.

CUNA Mutual Group - CUNA Mutual Group is a resource for lending white papers available at no cost to LOANLINER Lending Documents Customers. Topics include: The Baby Boomer Generation, Risk Based Pricing, The Relationship Advantage and many more.

Strategic Partners - By partnering with a select group of industry providers, we tap into the cooperative spirit—and benefits—that make our movement so strong. Each of the following strategic partners combines quality offerings with a deep knowledge of the credit union industry, enabling you to serve your members and achieve your mission.

Preferred Providers - Click to see our participating vendors with working knowledge, technical expertise and operational understanding of credit unions to assist you in your endeavor.