March 21, 2022 by Luke Prather, CU Alliance CUSO Like many lending institutions, ProFed Federal Credit Union in Fort Wayne, Indiana was looking for ways to move excess funds to higher yielding instruments as the economy gained some life in 2017. Indirect lending was one pursuit. Both the CEO and CLO had experience with successful[…]
May 27, 2021: BRECO Federal Credit Union has joined the Credit Union Acceptance Company, LLC (CUAC) program in Louisiana. BRECO FCU joins 10 other credit unions in Louisiana and will help make the program even stronger. “We’re thrilled to partner with CUAC in this new venture. We sought a way to add value for our[…]
Prior to joining the CUAC family earlier this year, Amarillo Community Federal CU, like many other credit unions across the country, was operating an indirect program using a patchwork of manual tools. Scott Rose, the new President and CEO, began to look at all facets of the credit union’s operations to determine how best to become more efficient and effective. The indirect lending program was one of his first stops.
Amarillo, TX | May 27, 2019: ACFCU is excited to announce that it has joined the CUAC network for credit unions for application aggregation through Dealertrack and RouteOne. Beginning Monday, June 3, 2019, ACFCU dealers will now be able to submit applications via Dealertrack and RouteOne via the CUAC platform. What does this mean? When submitting applications via Dealertrack[…]
For my colleagues who have worked in the indirect lending space for any length of time, who can remember ALL the way back to 2000? It seems like yesterday that we were hunkered down in our basements with our MREs waiting for the inevitable doomsday events of Y2K that never quite happened. It seems like yesterday but almost 2 full decades ago were the days of receiving credit applications across the fax machine from our dealer partners.
Providing expert financial counseling for the members of your credit union is a positive step toward helping them to make practical and appropriate decisions when choosing indirect auto lending and other loan arrangements in our area.
Credit Union Lending Systems (CULS) has been the premier indirect lending solution for the St. Louis, Missouri, and surrounding area credit unions for almost 2 decades now. With credit union lending partners in Missouri, Illinois and Kansas, CULS has broadened its footprint over the last 2 decades through its dedication to fine tuning the member experience at the dealership.
Keystone Lending Alliance (KLA) is celebrating its 10‐year anniversary in 2018 and in that time, has become the leading indirect lending CUSO for credit unions in Pennsylvania. Located in Wexford, PA, just outside of Pittsburgh, KLA is providing a multitude of indirect related services to over 30 credit unions throughout the state.
Providing the best services for your members is critical to the success of your credit union.
As Credit Unions look for efficiencies and economies of scale within the indirect auto lending space, collaboration has become incredibly important. Many indirect lending programs available in the market today encourage competition among credit unions and participants find themselves cannibalizing each other’s members, sacrificing profitability for lower rates and focusing on less quality due to desired higher volume.