Is CU Position Riskier Than That of Banks?

Mahan, Kevin
April 2011
Credit Union Journal;4/18/2011, Vol. 15 Issue 15, p8
Trade Publication
In this article, the author discusses the potential risks taken by credit unions (CU) as compared to banks in terms of funding benefits costs for employees and officers. The author states that CUs are taking riskier positions if they place employee benefit investment funding less than the investment grade instruments. The author explores some of the sources of authority that could lead credit unions to redeploy their investment portfolio assets.


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