CU*Answers Offers Pay Day Lending Solution

West Michigan-based CUSO, CU*Answers announces it now has two credits union utilizing its standalone web-based short-term loan origination tool, Retailer Direct: MicroLender.

CU*Answers and Lender*VP are leading a new initiative so that credit unions can begin offering Pay Day loans with very little start up time. MicroLender is an easy-to-use online loan servicing product designed to deliver a cost-effective CUSO delivered solution to meet the market driven need. By partnering with Prospera Credit Union, and their proven business model, GoodMoney, the two CUSO’s are able to offer branding and consulting services along with the origination tool.

According to CU*Answers, this is a win-win proposition for credit unions and their members, because credit unions can offer a more competitive fee structure on the loans while making it a profitable venture for the institution. Along with more reasonable rates, credit unions can help borrowers by providing access to financial education in their communities along with traditional financial services.

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