Are you ready to refinance?
Games make sense and are easier to play when you know the rules. The same is true when it comes to refinancing your ministry’s mortgage. And the economic challenges of the past decade have prompted significant changes in lending requirements. If you’re looking to refinance, here are the rules of the game today. [read more]
Could your organization get a loan today?
When professional sports teams consider acquiring new players, one major consideration is a prospect’s health. The same is true for lenders reviewing loan applications. They’re looking for healthy borrowers, those that can handle the prospective debt. [read more]
Best Banking Practices, Better Banking Services Make Stewardship Easier
How do fiscally responsible organizations manage their money? As a product manager at ECCU, I get to work with many of our 1,700 ministry members. This gives me a bird’s eye view of practices that help ministries keep their commitment to sound stewardship. [read more]
Internal Controls, Banking Knowledge Can Help Prevent Fraud
Handling ministry money can be a daunting responsibility. As if budgeting, managing cash flow and investing wisely weren’t enough to think about, there’s also the need to protect your donors’ contributions. [read more]
PART 3: Strategic Planning: More Ways to Work Smarter
Monitor regularly and understand risks are two more ways you can work smarter in the New Year. [read more]