Educational Resources by "solutions"

FILTER EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

Clear Filters

Beat the Spread - A Strategy to Secure Low-Cost Funding Whitepaper Beat the Spread - A Strategy to Secure Low-Cost Funding If your institution is in the market to lock in long-term funding, can handle the accounting implications of using derivatives, and is looking to find the absolute lowest funding cost possible, the “Beat the Spread” strategy might be for you. MPF Mapping Diagram Article MPF Mapping Diagram MPF Mapping Diagram Succeeding Through Servicing: Mitigating Risk with the MPF Program Case Study Succeeding Through Servicing: Mitigating Risk with the MPF Program By selling mortgages through the FHLB Des Moines Mortgage Partnership Finance® (MPF®) Xtra® Program, Hawaii State FCU is able to retain servicing and improve customers' experience. Making Mortgages Your New Niche Case Study Making Mortgages Your New Niche Farmers State Bank identified a core need for a strong mortgage lender in Northwest Missouri and made the strategic decision to fill that need. In the mid-to-late 1990s, Farmers State Bank became more highly invested in mortgage lending. Increasing Advance Capacity: A Member Success Story Case Study Increasing Advance Capacity: A Member Success Story Member Collateral Verification (MCV) reviews can be an excellent opportunity for members to improve their advance capacity. Sheilah Stoneback, Credit Analyst at One American Bank in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, shares how her team was able to increase their advance capacity by 50 percent. Expanding Markets, Expanding Letter of Credit Uses Whitepaper Expanding Markets, Expanding Letter of Credit Uses Whether it's an opportunity to drive fee income and enhance ROE by backing a bond, supporting a self-insurance program, or covering a customer's performance obligation; it may be worth your while to explore some of these expanded uses of letters of credit. Standby Letters of Credit Webinar Video/Webinar Standby Letters of Credit Webinar Did you know Standby Letters of Credit from Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines may provide an alternative source of collateral for securing Public Unit Deposits, thus improving your liquidity, income and efficiency? Advance Restructuring For Your Institution Article Advance Restructuring For Your Institution Did you know that it's possible to extend your liability prior to the maturity date? You have the ability to do this through the FHLB Des Moines by restructuring advances, also known as Blend & Extend. Why a Capped Floater is Right for You Whitepaper Why a Capped Floater is Right for You During times when interest rates are expected to increase significantly, it can be important to secure both duration and cost certain funding. Funding Products to Help Your Institution Go Further Article Funding Products to Help Your Institution Go Further The right funding products and tools can impact your organization in a major way. That is why you should stay in the know on the latest and greatest in funding products and how to apply them to change the game while conforming to your organization's strategy. Forward Starting Advances Webinar Video/Webinar Forward Starting Advances Webinar ​​​​​​​This webinar features Brandon Casey from our Strategies team speaking about the benefits and uses of our forward starting advances. Allowing members to lock in funding for future anticipated needs without adding immediate liquidity, while also protecting against rising rates. Marginal Cost of Funds Webinar Video/Webinar Marginal Cost of Funds Webinar This webinar features Brett Manning from our Strategies team, and Brad Spears from Member Solutions speaking about topics related to the Marginal Cost of Funds.