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Today is the Early Bird Deadline for Dallas Lending Seminar
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 6:25 AM

The Comprehensive Lending Seminar is coming to Dallas Oct. 20-21, and the deadline for early bird discounts is today! Register now and save money.

This program is designed to train beginners as well as more advanced loan officers. It will cover a broad spectrum of information on consumer lending in two days. Participants will learn about the philosophy of consumer lending and making a solid loan decision that benefits the member and the credit union.

Seminar details:

Dallas, October 20-21
Early Bird Deadline: October 6
Cornerstone Credit Union League
Farmers Branch, Texas

Those starting out will benefit most by attending both sessions. For those with a greater degree of experience, the second day will cover more advanced topics.

Day One: “Stepping Into Consumer Lending”

  • The role of regulations and compliance on consumer lending
  • The terminology of consumer lending
  • The two lending equations to making a solid loan decision
  • Learning the two most important financial reports
  • The application process and the various application types
  • The various documents associated with the credit investigation
  • The four types of collateral and how they relate to loan amount
  •  Understanding the different types of consumer loan products
  •  Understanding credit scores

Day Two:  “Going Up”

  • The role one’s values play in lending
  •  how to effectively communicate with members during the loan interview
  • Ethics and the role it plays in lending
  • Risk based lending and how loan products are priced
  • A new market for consumer loans
  • Techniques to build member relationships using a consumer loan application
  • Information on credit reports and how to read them
  • The red flags and challenges associated with lending
  • Make decisions on sample credit applications

More information and registration

Contact Cristina Lau at 800-442-5762, ext. 6639, 469-385-6639, or

Grant Assistance
The Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation is accepting grant applications for League training events based on financial need. Applications must be received by application deadlines. Please visit the Foundation’s website to view all grant applications, guidelines and deadlines. Contact Emily Moreno, foundation grants manager, at 469-385-6483 for more information.