Consolidation loans are tempting. They help members cut the interest rates they are paying. Monthly repayments can be reduced. The convenience of one combined monthly payment helps people budget better. But they are not without risk. One-off credit card consolidation may be a better … Read More about Credit card consolidation: a lower risk alternative?
NestEgg and Central Liverpool Credit Union are one of six finalists in the Affordable Credit Challenge. Together we are building Financial Health Indicators (FHIs) into NestEgg's decision engine. Covering spending, borrowing and saving, FHIs are shared transparently between borrowers and … Read More about Introducing Financial Health Indicators
Financial technology (fintech) is great news for credit unions. Slicker user experience. Automation. Easier payments. Better use of data. These all help the sector grow loan books. But ‘tech for good’ companies are hoovering up potential credit union members. Some are particularly strong on … Read More about The credit union difference in a fintech world
On Thursday 20th June NestEgg co-hosts a Finance Innovation Lab community event; Open Banking for People and Planet. Kicking off at 7pm, the event's at the Google Start-up Campus. We'll look at how Open Banking improves loan decisions and how this can be done at scale. Automated decisions can … Read More about Open Banking for People and Planet
Good data means better loan decisions. With 100s of data points flowing through our software, the potential for credit unions to strategise lending is unprecedented. Because of this we’ve enhanced our lending analytics. Additionally, they're provided as standard with our Decision Engine. Lenders … Read More about NEW FEATURE: Improved Lending Analytics
Assessing affordability is a challenge. Especially when considering loan applications from low income households. A family with little money will be struggling to make ends meet. Never mind paying back a loan. High cost credit perpetuates this problem. It's why credit unions are an important … Read More about The Affordability Challenge