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Larimer County credit unions, banks at odds over lending cap
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Credit union representatives, however, say banks don’t want the competition. “They say it will hurt business, but it’s taken us more than 100 years to gain 6 percent of the market for small business loans and deposits,” Maus said. “Even if we doubled …

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Are US Banks Playing with Fire in the Commercial Loan Market?
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As interest rates remain historically low, the biggest U.S. banks are seeing the need to increase the volume of lending to businesses. The dramatic uptick in commercial and industrial loans is adding significant risks for banks that have with fire in …

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Credit unions outperform banks in serving smaller businesses, survey says
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One Vancouver respondent to the CFIB survey reported having 22 account managers in 19 years of doing business with HSBC. Credit unions have become the best option not only for micro firms with fewer than five employees, but also for small- and …

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Have Credit Unions Become Stealth Banks?
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Troy Stang likes to explain things by referring to “Grampa’s” credit union, founded to serve the parish of a Catholic church in Melrose, Minn., with checking accounts and farm loans. Stang, who worked for his grandfather as a teenager, is now president …

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Banks turn cautious on corporate lending
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“From now onwards, we will only sanction corporate loans after taking into consideration their exposure to risks in the current economic environment,” B. A. Prabhakar, Chairman and Managing Director, Andhra Bank, told Business Line. There is better …

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San Antonio’s largest banks, credit unions, slideshow
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31, 2011. We have created a slideshow showing both the top five banks and the top five credit unions in the city. However, the full lists are available in the Corporate Relocation Guide, a special pull-out section in the April 27 issue of the Business …

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Small-Business Loan Approvals Improving at Smaller Banks
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Small-Business Loan Approvals Improving at Smaller Banks Loan approval rates for small businesses by small banks jumped for the fourth straight month in March, reaching a new high of 50.8 percent, according to the index from Biz2Credit. Its monthly …

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