In this rate environment, commercial borrowers seek the stability of a fixed-rate loan. Yet, floating rate loans are preferred by most financial institutions right now. This difference in interests creates a disconnect between the longer, fixed rate term structures borrowers want and the shorter duration assets credit unions need in a rising rate environment. So, what can you do to fix it?
You can develop a loan hedging strategy. This Industry Insight paper will explore how hedging can help reduce volatility, selecting the right hedging program for your credit union, and how to develop your hedging strategy.