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By Samantha Cristobal | Aug. 3, 2020

Peer-to-Peer from Callahan & Associates allows credit union leaders to analyze mortgage data as well as data from the 5300 Call Report on an institution level.

By Rebecca Wessler | Aug. 3, 2020

Based on July traffic (and our editorial instincts), here are the top articles and blogs that appeared on CreditUnions.com.

By William Hunt | July 22, 2020

Early data from Callahan & Associates’ new non-interest income tool shows dramatic differences in NII strategy among credit unions.

 

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By Erik Payne | July 20, 2020

Which credit unions led their states in the number of Paycheck Protection Program loans funded?

By Alexandra Gekas | July 13, 2020

Callahan spotlights credit unions of all sizes that return the most value to members.

By Jason Haley | July 9, 2020

This insightful monthly market commentary will help you look beyond the headlines to better understand what is driving the current market trends that could impact your credit union’s investment portfolio.

By Duncan Bartley | July 8, 2020

PPP data from the Treasury Department indicates credit unions played a larger role in lending to smaller companies, underscoring the movement’s commitment to Main Street business borrowers.

By Max Manalo-LeClair | June 29, 2020

This Fourth of July, Callahan & Associates is celebrating patriotically named credit unions with a look at how they return value to their member-owners.

By Jason Haley | June 10, 2020

This insightful monthly market commentary will help you look beyond the headlines to better understand what is driving the current market trends that could impact your credit union’s investment portfolio.

By Sam Taft | June 8, 2020

Cooperatives keep their sights on short-term investments as cash balances grow and participation in derivative programs declines.

By Michael Blackman | June 8, 2020

Credit unions have the opportunity of a lifetime to be part of the solution that helps members and communities get back on their feet.

By Aman Johal | June 2, 2020

Mortgage market share for U.S. credit unions increased 1.0 percentage point year-over-year to reach 9.0% as of March 31.

By Sam Taft | June 2, 2020

Credit unions report the largest quarterly increase in investment balances on record as cash balances surge amid economic uncertainty and rate cuts push down investment yield.

By Chris Howard | May 18, 2020

Focusing on products and service won’t build lasting, sustainable success; mission-based strategy helps separate real opportunity from feel-good initiatives.

By William Hunt | May 18, 2020

Early first quarter data shows the industry balance sheet is changing as credit unions respond to COVID-19.

By Aman Johal | May 15, 2020

The first quarter of 2020 is in the books. Credit unions are tasked with financially guiding members through COVID-19. How credit unions are positioned and more insights from Callahan’s quarterly webinar.

By Erik Payne | May 11, 2020

Wings Financial Credit Union’s Employee Pandemic Fund provides financial assistance to those affected by the coronavirus.

By Jay Johnson | May 7, 2020

Callahan’s new video series provides strategic insights to help today’s credit unions prepare for tomorrow’s planning sessions.

By Rebecca Wessler | May 6, 2020

Based on April traffic (and our editorial instincts), here are the top articles and blogs that appeared on CreditUnions.com.

By Jason Haley | May 6, 2020

This insightful monthly market commentary will help you look beyond the headlines to better understand what is driving the current market trends that could impact your credit union’s investment portfolio.

By Aman Johal | April 27, 2020

Through 2019, traditional retail delivery continued to develop as credit unions increased branch and employee counts. In 2020, as the novel coronavirus begins to impact operational strategies, credit unions may shift focus to remote support networks in an effort to offer sustained member value.

By Erik Payne | April 27, 2020

Community Choice Credit Union’s approach to financial services offers a lighter tone in serious times.

By Chris Howard | April 23, 2020

Emotion, not rational assessment, drives decision-making, and members who report their credit union cares about their financial wellbeing put greater trust in the value of its guidance.

By Erik Payne | April 22, 2020

The Restaurant Challenge from the University of Kentucky FCU guarantees revenue for local businesses and a paycheck for their workers.

By Katy Slater | April 20, 2020

Uncertainties shouldn’t dissuade an honest reflection on whether leadership teams have the right tools to tackle the tasks at hand.

By Sharon Simpson | April 16, 2020

Three anecdotes show how Abound Credit Union is turning purpose into action in the Bluegrass State.

By Alexandra Gekas | April 13, 2020

It’s not easy to lead a team when members are dispersed across a city, state, or country. These tips will help take the pain out of off-site leadership.

By Chris Howard | April 13, 2020

The ACT Model empowers credit unions to respond to member needs with empathy and lay the foundation for stronger relationships in the future.

By William Hunt | April 7, 2020

Interested in your credit union’s performance? CUAnalyzer will show and tell you how you are performing compared to peers in almost any metric

By Jason Haley | April 6, 2020

This insightful monthly market commentary will help you look beyond the headlines to better understand what is driving the current market trends that could impact your credit union’s investment portfolio.

By Rebecca Wessler | April 6, 2020

Based on March traffic (and our editorial instincts), here are the top articles and blogs that appeared on CreditUnions.com.

By Michael Blackman | April 6, 2020

At year-end, balances, utilization, and credit quality tell the story of cards at cooperatives.

By Callahan & Associates | April 3, 2020

Now is the time for credit unions to distinguish themselves by being part of the solution to the challenges our society is facing.

By Jon Jeffreys | March 31, 2020

By sharing the stories of credit unions’ work and impact, we hope to ignite a passion for doing more.

By Marc Rapport | March 23, 2020

Callahan staffers offer tips and advice being a worker-in-residence.

By Alexandra Gekas | March 20, 2020

Even as reality changes by the day, credit unions can provide stability and support to worried members.

By Marc Rapport | March 18, 2020

A first mobile deposit begins a shift for many a member across the country as digital replaces physical in a pandemic’s wake.

By Rebecca Wessler | March 16, 2020

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Rebecca Wessler | March 9, 2020

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Samantha Cristobal | March 9, 2020

Mortgage lending helps drive the loan portfolio to new heights while membership engagement deepens at cooperatives over the decade following the Great Recession.

By Jason Haley | March 4, 2020

This insightful monthly market commentary will help you look beyond the headlines to better understand what is driving the current market trends that could impact your credit union’s investment portfolio.

By Rebecca Wessler | March 2, 2020

Based on February traffic (and our editorial instincts), here are the top articles and blogs that appeared on CreditUnions.com.

By Rebecca Wessler | Feb. 24, 2020

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Marc Rapport | Feb. 24, 2020

The Small Credit Union Roundtable featured CEOs bringing members into the financial mainstream and NCUA chair Rodney Hood on the regulator’s role.

By Erik Payne | Feb. 21, 2020

CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference is here. CreditUnions.com offers a handful of suggestions to help attendees make the most of their downtime.

By Rebecca Wessler | Feb. 18, 2020

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Aman Johal | Feb. 13, 2020

The decade ends with the three most productive lending quarters in the history of the credit union movement. Plus, more can’t-miss insights from Callahan’s quarterly webinar.

By Rebecca Wessler | Feb. 10, 2020

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Jason Haley | Feb. 6, 2020

This insightful monthly market commentary will help you look beyond the headlines to better understand what is driving the current market trends that could impact your credit union’s investment portfolio.

By Rebecca Wessler | Feb. 4, 2020

Welcome to the 2020s. Based on January traffic (and our editorial instincts), here are the top articles and blogs that appeared on CreditUnions.com.

By Rebecca Wessler | Feb. 3, 2020

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By William Hunt | Feb. 3, 2020

Third quarter 2019 data shows that indirect loans still dominate the credit union industry’s auto portfolio, though momentum appears to have stalled in recent quarters.

By Aman Johal | Feb. 3, 2020

Despite slowing balance sheet growth, loan production picked up in the second half of the year, as the industry posted a record setting quarter in the three months ending September 2019.

By Erik Payne | Jan. 28, 2020

Callahan data confirms another Super Bowl win for the Bay Area.

By Rebecca Wessler | Jan. 21, 2020

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Madison Harbin | Jan. 20, 2020

The worlds of social media and search are ever-changing. Below, we've highlighted some of the most groundbreaking updates from 2019 that may impact your credit union's 2020 strategy.

By Jon Jeffreys | Jan. 20, 2020

More purpose trumps maximizing profit at the world’s largest asset manager. Member-owned financial cooperatives should take note.

By Jason Haley | Jan. 13, 2020

This insightful monthly market commentary will help you look beyond the headlines to better understand what is driving the current market trends that could impact your credit union’s investment portfolio.

By Rebecca Wessler | Jan. 13, 2020

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Erik Payne | Jan. 13, 2020

Credit union performance data likes the Palmetto State school’s chances in the College Football Playoff National Championship.

By Jay Johnson | Jan. 8, 2020

A collaborative culture that sticks to old principles while embracing innovation remains a key to the movement’s responsiveness and relevance.

By Katy Slater | Jan. 8, 2020

Credit unions have been making decisions based on perceived outcomes rather than purpose. That needs to change.

By Alix Patterson | Jan. 8, 2020

A 2020 challenge: How to deepen relationships between staff, members, and the tech tools that bind, or separate, them.

By Jon Jeffreys | Jan. 7, 2020

Strategic decisions made around three essential elements will prove critical to the future success of the credit union movement.

By William Hunt | Jan. 6, 2020

A decade-long, side-by-side snapshot reveals how the credit union landscape has changed from the tail end of the Great Recession to today.

By Rebecca Wessler | Jan. 2, 2020

Based on December traffic (and our editorial instincts), here are the top articles and blogs that appeared on CreditUnions.com.

By William Hunt | Dec. 30, 2019

Credit unions continue to prioritize short-term liquidity, apparent in the movement's investment portfolio.

By Aman Johal | Dec. 30, 2019

Third quarter lending performance rebounds from a slow first half of the year.

By Aman Johal | Dec. 30, 2019

Despite mixed signals to end the year, signs do point to a strong economy to begin 2020. What else should credit unions know at third quarter?

By Rebecca Wessler | Dec. 30, 2019

Four can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Samantha Cristobal | Dec. 30, 2019

Credit unions report improved earnings following 2018 rate cuts. However, increased expenses put downward pressure on margins.

By William Hunt | Dec. 30, 2019

Product penetration rates hit all-time highs in most major categories, as memberships and member relationships continue to rise.

By Aman Johal | Dec. 30, 2019

As employee productivity rises industrywide, so, too, does compensation.

By Samantha Cristobal | Dec. 30, 2019

Third quarter deposit performance resulted in slightly eased liquidity pressures.

By Samantha Cristobal | Dec. 30, 2019

First mortgage origination growth tops 12% as refinancing opportunities fuel activity.

By Michael Blackman | Dec. 30, 2019

Despite slowing consumer demand across the country, auto loans remain big business for credit unions. However, this is a segment worth tracking in the months to come.

By Marc Rapport | Dec. 30, 2019

Real comments from online review sites to inform strategies, policies, and practices.

By Rebecca Wessler | Dec. 30, 2019

Callahan’s associates offer their take on the best books for credit union leaders.

By Erik Payne | Dec. 30, 2019

Can you sniff out these 10 credit union names that will leave you feeling hungry?

By William Hunt | Dec. 30, 2019

In Arizona, first mortgage balances and share draft penetration hit decade-plus highs.

By William Hunt | Dec. 30, 2019

Consumer optimism, debt levels, deposit balances, and more. Get a glimpse of what happened across the United States in the third quarter.

By Jay Johnson | Dec. 30, 2019

The most successful decade in the history of the movement is coming to an end. How can credit unions prepare for what comes next?

By Rebecca Wessler | Dec. 23, 2019

Four can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Rebecca Wessler | Dec. 16, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By William Hunt | Dec. 16, 2019

Data from Callahan & Associates documents the performance in four key areas for credit unions that have made a charter change over the past decade.

By Rebecca Wessler | Dec. 9, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Jason Haley | Dec. 5, 2019

This insightful monthly market commentary will help you look beyond the headlines to better understand what is driving the current market trends that could impact your credit union’s investment portfolio.

By Rebecca Wessler | Dec. 3, 2019

Based on November traffic (and our editorial instincts), here are the top articles and blogs that appeared on CreditUnions.com.

By Rebecca Wessler | Dec. 2, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Samantha Cristobal | Dec. 2, 2019

Which cores gained or lost market share in the credit union space? What does performance look like for credit union clients? Learn this and more in the annual Market Share Guide: Credit Union Core Processors from Callahan & Associates.

By Samantha Cristobal | Nov. 26, 2019

Member engagement is on the rise as credit unions build on post-recession membership surge.

By Marc Rapport | Nov. 25, 2019

Before they were hashtags, the concepts of #payitforward and #GivingTuesday were entrenched in the ethos of the industry.

By William Hunt | Nov. 19, 2019

Nine graphs show what impact secondary capital has had within the credit union industry during the past decade.

By Rebecca Wessler | Nov. 18, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Aman Johal | Nov. 13, 2019

The loan-to-share ratio falls, and other can’t-miss insights from Callahan’s quarterly webinar.

By Rebecca Wessler | Nov. 12, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Michael Blackman | Nov. 11, 2019

This Veterans Day, see how military credit unions stack up to the industry as a whole.

By Jason Haley | Nov. 7, 2019

This insightful monthly market commentary will help you look beyond the headlines to better understand what is driving the current market trends that could impact your credit union’s investment portfolio.

By Charlotte Taft | Nov. 7, 2019

An interactive dashboard by Callahan & Associates offers insight into the loan portfolio of any credit union in the United States.

By Rebecca Wessler | Nov. 4, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Rebecca Wessler | Nov. 4, 2019

Based on October traffic (and our editorial instincts), here are the top articles and blogs that appeared on CreditUnions.com.

By Sophia Giulajan | Oct. 31, 2019

The high-level topics discussed during an event built around collaboration illustrate what’s on the minds of leaders in different business lines.

By Rebecca Wessler | Oct. 28, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Mike Zaleski | Oct. 28, 2019

Four themes to monitor in the ever-evolving technology landscape.

By Michael Blackman | Oct. 28, 2019

An examination of three economic indicators helps credit unions evaluate whether their loan strategy is good for individual members as well as the overall membership.

By Samantha Cristobal | Oct. 21, 2019

See how credit unions in different regions of the country are engaging with their members in this detailed ROM breakdown.

By Rebecca Wessler | Oct. 21, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By William Hunt | Oct. 21, 2019

Credit unions excel in open-ended mortgage lending but lose their share of this niche market as borrowers age.

By Rebecca Wessler | Oct. 15, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Phylicia Atkins | Oct. 14, 2019

A happy, motivated workforce presents operational as well as member-facing benefits.

By Katy Slater | Oct. 14, 2019

Many credit unions talk about mission, vision, and values. But even a guiding light requires people to look up and follow it.

By Jason Haley | Oct. 7, 2019

This insightful monthly market commentary will help you look beyond the headlines to better understand what is driving the current market trends that could impact your credit union’s investment portfolio.

By Rebecca Wessler | Oct. 7, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By William Hunt | Oct. 4, 2019

Data from the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act shows cooperatives do more business in rapport-based loan categories relative to other lenders.

By Rebecca Wessler | Oct. 1, 2019

Based on September traffic (and our editorial instincts), here are the top articles and blogs that appeared on CreditUnions.com.

By William Hunt | Oct. 1, 2019

Earnings growth extended into the second quarter as cooperatives reported higher net interest income than operating expenses for the second consecutive period.

By Jay Johnson | Sept. 30, 2019

The power of the cooperative model was on display this past month as credit unions came together to share past successes and strategies for the future.

By Alexandra Gekas | Sept. 30, 2019

Planning and variety go a long way in helping credit unions steadily create content that showcases their brand and humanity without breaking the budget.

By Erik Payne | Sept. 26, 2019

There was much to see at the financial innovation conference. Here’s what was most relevant to credit unions.

By Erik Payne | Sept. 25, 2019

The last demo day turned up more innovations.

By Erik Payne | Sept. 24, 2019

What’s new and notable at one of the country’s premier financial innovation event.

By Samantha Cristobal | Sept. 23, 2019

Loan originations dropped in the first quarter of 2019, but a pickup in activity in the second quarter has started to turn the tide.

By Rebecca Wessler | Sept. 23, 2019

Five can’t-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Timothy Kolk | Sept. 23, 2019

These partnerships can serve members and the credit union, or they can damage the cooperative. There is no one right answer for everyone, but there is a wrong approach.

By Erik Payne | Sept. 20, 2019

There's a new wave of positions in credit union land that suggest cooperatives are thinking differently about competition and success in today's financial services environment.

By Rebecca Wessler | Sept. 20, 2019

Callahan’s associates offer their take on the best books for credit union leaders.

By Marc Rapport | Sept. 20, 2019

Real comments from online review sites to inform strategies, policies, and practices.

By Samantha Cristobal | Sept. 20, 2019

Credit union membership grew 3.7% and earnings pushed ROA up 6 basis points year-over-year. What else happened in second quarter?

By Aman Johal | Sept. 20, 2019

Utah credit unions reported robust annual deposit and loan growth.

By Aman Johal | Sept. 20, 2019

Consumer optimism, debt levels, deposit balances, and more. Get a glimpse of what happened across the United States in the second quarter.

By Jay Johnson | Sept. 20, 2019

Credit unions must ensure they are effectively serving current members while positioning themselves for the next iteration of financial services.

By Erik Payne | Sept. 20, 2019

The industry has 10 credit unions with at least $10 billion in assets at second quarter. How well do you know them?

By Alix Patterson | Sept. 18, 2019

The mobile-only bank’s marketing gambit provides lessons in how to make lemonade out of lemons.

By Rebecca Wessler | Sept. 16, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Jennifer Davis | Sept. 16, 2019

Small improvements can add up to big value for credit union products and services.

By Samantha Cristobal | Sept. 11, 2019

As credit card lending nationwide continues to rise, consumers are increasingly looking to credit unions as a source of lending.

By Rebecca Wessler | Sept. 9, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Timothy Kolk | Sept. 9, 2019

Credit unions will face headwinds in the coming year, but a well-managed credit card portfolio can weather the storm.

By Maya Neuman | Sept. 6, 2019

New takes on service delivery at U.S. credit unions increase operational efficiencies and attract new members.

By Jason Haley | Sept. 4, 2019

This insightful monthly market commentary will help you look beyond the headlines to better understand what is driving the current market trends that could impact your credit union’s investment portfolio.

By Rebecca Wessler | Sept. 3, 2019

Based on August traffic (and our editorial instincts), here are the top articles and blogs that appeared on CreditUnions.com.

By Rebecca Wessler | Aug. 26, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Rebecca Wessler | Aug. 19, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Aman Johal | Aug. 15, 2019

Both sides of the balance sheet and the income statement see significant changes in the second quarter.

By Rebecca Wessler | Aug. 12, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Jason Haley | Aug. 7, 2019

This insightful monthly market commentary will help you look beyond the headlines to better understand what is driving the current market trends that could impact your credit union’s investment portfolio.

By Rebecca Wessler | Aug. 5, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Aman Johal | Aug. 5, 2019

Credit unions nationwide are making more student loans and taming delinquency rates.

By Rebecca Wessler | Aug. 1, 2019

Based on July traffic (and our editorial instincts), here are the top articles and blogs that appeared on CreditUnions.com.

By Erik Payne | July 29, 2019

Callahan's Erik Payne and the credit union's CEO David Southall discuss Innovations' recovery efforts in the wake of disaster.

By Rebecca Wessler | July 29, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Samantha Cristobal | July 29, 2019

The movement’s continuing growth in membership is accompanied by growing engagement.

By Rebecca Wessler | July 22, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Victoria Taylor | July 22, 2019

Callahan clients comprise majority of top credit unions in America.

By Rebecca Wessler | July 15, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com

By Aman Johal | July 15, 2019

Credit unions reported the best delinquency rates since before the Great Recession. A deeper dive into the data shows which areas are performing the best.

By Rebecca Wessler | July 8, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Jason Haley | July 8, 2019

This insightful monthly market commentary will help you look beyond the headlines to better understand what is driving the current market trends that could impact your credit union’s investment portfolio.

By Samantha Cristobal | July 8, 2019

Expanding electronic services is another way credit unions provide more convenience and value for their members. Which institutions lead the way in online banking usage?

By Rebecca Wessler | July 2, 2019

Based on June traffic (and our editorial instincts), here are the top articles and blogs that appeared on CreditUnions.com.

By Rebecca Wessler | July 1, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Erik Payne | June 26, 2019

Think about the power of common bonds while finding these credit unions with similar names.

By Samantha Cristobal | June 25, 2019

Credit union membership grew 4.0% year-over-year and share growth accelerated 65 basis points quarter-over-quarter. What else happened in first quarter?

By Rebecca Wessler | June 24, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Jay Johnson | June 24, 2019

Now’s the time to go beyond financial metrics to measure — and empower — employee, member, and community impact.

By Alexandra Gekas | June 24, 2019

These key do’s and don’ts will help any credit union build a superior member experience program in a snap.

By Rebecca Wessler | June 17, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Celeste Karwan | June 11, 2019

Understanding key performance metrics will help gauge early successes and identify any operational adjustments needed to achieve strategic goals.

By Rebecca Wessler | June 10, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Jason Haley | June 7, 2019

This insightful monthly market commentary will help you look beyond the headlines to better understand what is driving the current market trends that could impact your credit union’s investment portfolio.

By Rebecca Wessler | June 3, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Rebecca Wessler | June 3, 2019

Based on May traffic (and our editorial instincts), here are the top articles and blogs that appeared on CreditUnions.com.

By Sam Taft | June 3, 2019

Stronger than expected seasonal first quarter inflows contributed to the largest quarterly jump since 2009. The average yield on investments also hit a 10-year high.

By Samantha Cristobal | June 3, 2019

Since year-end 2017, credit unions have gone from financing 19.7% of auto loans on the market to 20.5%.

By Aman Johal | June 3, 2019

Annual growth in auto loans was the fastest of any major loan product at U.S. credit unions. Dig deeper to learn why.

By Samantha Cristobal | June 1, 2019

Credit unions in Missouri turned out impressive auto loan penetration and overall asset quality.

By Samantha Cristobal | June 1, 2019

Consumer optimism, debt levels, deposit balances, and more. Get a glimpse of what happened across the United States in the first quarter.

By Marc Rapport | June 1, 2019

Real comments from online review sites to inform strategies, policies, and practices.

By Rebecca Wessler | June 1, 2019

Callahan’s associates offer their take on the best books for credit union leaders.

By Aman Johal | May 31, 2019

The share portfolio posts record first quarter growth and totals nearly $1.3 trillion as of March 2019.

By Rebecca Wessler | May 28, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Maya Neuman | May 27, 2019

First quarter performance data points toward a rise in membership and loan and share balances.

By Samantha Cristobal | May 27, 2019

Commercial loans comprised 6.9% of the total lending portfolio at U.S. credit unions, an increase of 19 basis points from the same time last year.

By Samantha Cristobal | May 27, 2019

Cash and investments at credit unions was down at year-end 2018 as credit unions reallocated funds to fulfill loan demand.

By Maya Neuman | May 22, 2019

Interest income from loans and investments drove annual revenue growth among America's credit unions in the first quarter of 2019.

By Rebecca Wessler | May 20, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Sam Taft | May 20, 2019

Today’s smart credit union leaders are leveraging data to benchmark and track goals, identify opportunities, and uncover weaknesses.

By Samantha Cristobal | May 20, 2019

Delinquency in this portfolio remains the highest for any major credit union loan product.

By Samantha Cristobal | May 20, 2019

First mortgages added $36.3 billion to the total loan portfolio in 2018.

By Aman Johal | May 17, 2019

Artificial intelligence and real economics drive the discussion on day two at CU Direct’s annual educational confab.

By Samantha Cristobal | May 17, 2019

Find out how credit unions kicked off the year in shares, asset quality, and income.

By Celeste Karwan | May 16, 2019

Seattle and Washington, DC, are outperforming national averages in income and housing. But how do these markets fare in credit union membership growth and engagement metrics?

By Aman Johal | May 15, 2019

It's time for credit unions to respond to changes in consumer expectations in the lending experience.

By Chris Howard | May 14, 2019

Real strategy sets the credit union’s course for a decade or more and helps decision-makers determine where to invest and how to grow. It deserves undivided attention.

By Rebecca Wessler | May 13, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Samantha Cristobal | May 13, 2019

Loan origination growth outpaced employee growth, pushing originations per employee $16,000 higher than one year ago.

By Samantha Cristobal | May 13, 2019

Credit unions reaped the benefits of upward rate movement and the associated repricing benefits for new loan originations in 2018.

By Phylicia Atkins | May 7, 2019

The first few days of membership can make or break the entire member experience. Follow these steps to provide lasting value that fosters a long-term relationship.

By Samantha Cristobal | May 6, 2019

How many credit unions offer a convenient and valuable experience that doesn't require stepping foot into a physical branch?

By Samantha Cristobal | May 6, 2019

More Americans are turning to credit unions and their member-focused, non-profit financial model.

By Marc Rapport | May 6, 2019

JPMorgan Chase ding at millennials falls far short of the mark, unless its aim was to stereotype and insult our largest generation.

By Rebecca Wessler | May 6, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Jason Haley | May 3, 2019

This insightful monthly market commentary will help you look beyond the headlines to better understand what is driving the current market trends that could impact your credit union’s investment portfolio.

By Rebecca Wessler | May 1, 2019

Based on April traffic (and our editorial instincts), here are the top articles and blogs that appeared on CreditUnions.com.

By Samantha Cristobal | April 30, 2019

Annual credit union loan growth was slower in 2018 than in 2017, but there is still evidence that loan demand remains robust.

By Samantha Cristobal | April 30, 2019

Share growth continued to lag loan growth, which put further liquidity pressure on the industry.

By Rebecca Wessler | April 29, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Jay Johnson | April 29, 2019

With a decade of hindsight in the bank, what have credit unions learned from the Great Recession, and are they ready for the next one?

By Rebecca Wessler | April 23, 2019

April is National Credit Union Youth Month. To help young members picture a brighter financial future, Callahan employees spill on strategies that have worked for them.

By Marc Rapport | April 22, 2019

Savvy credit unions benchmark their performance against similar institutions to establish more meaningful goals and performance evaluations.

By Rebecca Wessler | April 22, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Sam Taft | April 18, 2019

ALM First Financial Institute presenters provide in-depth look at funding, liquidity options, and strategies as asset liability management stays top of mind.

By Rebecca Wessler | April 15, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Marc Rapport | April 15, 2019

Nebraska’s 60 credit unions turned out a year of positive performance among all major metrics.

By Marc Rapport | April 12, 2019

Pennsylvania credit unions exceeded the national average in loan growth while keeping delinquencies below average.

By Jay Johnson | April 8, 2019

For credit unions to continue their strong performance in 2019 and beyond, they must focus on the needs of members as well as on the needs of those serving members.

By Rebecca Wessler | April 8, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Marc Rapport | April 8, 2019

Callahan data shows record loan originations as well as an uptick in ROA in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas.

By Marc Rapport | April 8, 2019

Callahan data shows uptick in all major metrics for Ohio’s 264 member-owned financial cooperatives.

By Aman Johal | April 8, 2019

Membership at U.S. credit unions increased 4.4% year-over-year and the average member relationship increased $542 in 2018. What else happened in the fourth quarter?

By Jason Haley | April 3, 2019

This insightful monthly market commentary will help you look beyond the headlines to better understand what is driving the current market trends that could impact your credit union’s investment portfolio.

By Erik Payne | April 1, 2019

Think about the power of common bonds while finding these credit unions with similar names.

By Maya Neuman | April 1, 2019

Credit unions across the country are meeting members where they want to bank, but are digital payment options really that important? The proof is in the performance.

By Rebecca Wessler | April 1, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Erik Payne | April 1, 2019

At one California cooperative, members and payments technology are one and the same.

By Rebecca Wessler | April 1, 2019

Based on March traffic (and our editorial instincts), here are the top articles and blogs that appeared on CreditUnions.com.

By Rebecca Wessler | April 1, 2019

Callahan’s associates offer their take on the best books for credit union leaders.

By Marc Rapport | April 1, 2019

Real comments from online review sites to inform strategies, policies, and practices.

By Samantha Cristobal | April 1, 2019

Florida credit unions reported year-over-year growth in deposits and loans in addition to reporting the highest share draft penetration of any state in the nation.

By Samantha Cristobal | April 1, 2019

Consumer optimism, debt levels, deposit balances, and more. Get a glimpse of what happened across the United States in the fourth quarter.

By Sharon Simpson | March 28, 2019

Takeaways from ALM First’s Financial Institute.

By Rebecca Wessler | March 25, 2019

Four can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Aman Johal | March 25, 2019

Largely a result of rising loan demand and interest rate trends, the amount of income generated at credit unions expanded throughout 2018.

By Rebecca Wessler | March 18, 2019

Five can't-miss points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Chip Filson | March 18, 2019

Callahan & Associates co-founder leaves a legacy larger than the sum of his considerable accomplishments. This is an ideal time to remember the Irishman's defense of leadership for the greater good.

By Maya Neuman | March 18, 2019

Total assets at credit unions reached a record high of $1.5 trillion at year-end despite a drop in the number of institutions.

By Marc Rapport | March 15, 2019

Credit unions called to expand the work of financial inclusion to a widening sea of faces.

By Rebecca Wessler | March 11, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Aman Johal | March 11, 2019

More credit union employees are making more money than they did one year ago.

By Maya Neuman | March 11, 2019

U.S. credit unions reported a 169-basis-point decline in the efficiency ratio year-over-year. And that’s a good thing.

By Marc Rapport | March 10, 2019

CUNA CEO tells Small Credit Union Roundtable attendees to not sell themselves short, and that credit unions need to focus on the real competition, not each other.

By Chip Filson | March 7, 2019

The regulator blames the victim while selling out credit union members when they need their credit unions most.

By Jason Haley | March 6, 2019

This insightful monthly market commentary will help you look beyond the headlines to better understand what is driving the current market trends that could impact your credit union’s investment portfolio.

By Rebecca Wessler | March 4, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Maya Neuman | March 1, 2019

Credit unions increased member value through lending, savings, community support, and more.

By Rebecca Wessler | March 1, 2019

Based on February traffic (and our editorial instincts), here are the top articles and blogs that appeared on CreditUnions.com.

By Maya Neuman | March 1, 2019

Fiserv and Symitar continue to dominate, but a plethora of possibilities present choices to credit unions when it comes time to convert or commit.

By Erik Payne | Feb. 28, 2019

From vegan-friendly to Instagram-worthy, CreditUnions.com has all the places attendees of the 2019 GAC will want to go.

By Samantha Cristobal | Feb. 25, 2019

Share balances are increasing across the country, but growth is especially notable at one Maryland credit union.

By Rebecca Wessler | Feb. 25, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Katy Slater | Feb. 25, 2019

Doing the right thing is a business model that combines profit, passion, and the pursuit of happiness.

By Maya Neuman | Feb. 21, 2019

As lending rolls along at U.S. credit unions, members show their appreciation by making timely payments.

By Samantha Cristobal | Feb. 19, 2019

As interest rates tick up, the margin between interest income and interest expenses at U.S. credit unions slowly expands. Test your knowledge of the state of the net interest margin in the fourth quarter.

By Alix Patterson | Feb. 19, 2019

Credit unions should harness the power of technology to provide real-time updates on their financial and social impact.

By Rebecca Wessler | Feb. 19, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Aman Johal | Feb. 14, 2019

Find out how credit unions performed in 2018, 10 years after the economic downturn.

By Rebecca Wessler | Feb. 11, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Samantha Cristobal | Feb. 11, 2019

Total dividends are on track to increase 30.5% as credit unions take advantage of the rising interest rate environment.

By Maya Neuman | Feb. 7, 2019

The federal funds rate increased four times in 2018. Test your knowledge on the role these rate hikes play in credit union loan and deposit pricing.

By Erik Payne | Feb. 6, 2019

One study shows opportunity for credit union service in the year ahead.

By Jason Haley | Feb. 5, 2019

This insightful monthly market commentary will help you look beyond the headlines to better understand what is driving the current market trends that could impact your credit union’s investment portfolio.

By Chip Filson | Feb. 5, 2019

Salad and scotch isn’t the real issue at the regulator. The real issue is how it liquidated taxi medallion lenders and borrowers to top up its own budget with TCCUSF recoveries.

By Rebecca Wessler | Feb. 4, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Rebecca Wessler | Feb. 4, 2019

Based on January traffic (and our editorial instincts), here are the top articles and blogs that appeared on CreditUnions.com.

By Samantha Cristobal | Feb. 4, 2019

How has lending changed in the year after the NCUA revised the 5300 Call Report business loan schedule?

By Maya Neuman | Feb. 3, 2019

The economic landscape looks much different today than it did 10 years ago. How have credit unions navigated the changes in the larger economy?

By Aman Johal | Jan. 31, 2019

Member relationships run deep at U.S. credit unions. Test your fourth quarter knowledge of these three fundamental member metrics.

By Erik Payne | Jan. 28, 2019

Callahan data confirms a resounding victory for the Los Angeles Rams.

By Rebecca Wessler | Jan. 28, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Aman Johal | Jan. 28, 2019

Auto market share and penetration rates increased at U.S. credit unions in the third quarter of 2018 even as indirect lending growth slowed.

By Chip Filson | Jan. 25, 2019

The regulator’s war on concentration risk belies the reality that all credit unions have niches and concentrations, and it's an excuse not to creatively seek workouts in the cooperative spirit.

By Alexandra Gekas | Jan. 23, 2019

Google constantly changes its algorithm. How can credit unions keep their local searches competitive? Check out these tips for the new year.

By Rebecca Wessler | Jan. 22, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Rebecca Wessler | Jan. 14, 2019

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Rebecca Wessler | Jan. 7, 2019

This past year, leaders at Callahan & Associates have noted several recurring themes that the firm has identified as opportunities for 2019.

By Jason Haley | Jan. 4, 2019

This insightful monthly market commentary will help you look beyond the headlines to better understand what is driving the current market trends that could impact your credit union’s investment portfolio.

By Samantha Cristobal | Jan. 2, 2019

Total loans at U.S. credit unions increased 9.5% in the third quarter of 2018 and reached an all-time high.

By Aman Johal | Jan. 2, 2019

Credit card balances were up 8.4% annually to $59.9 billion as of Sept. 30, 2018.

By Maya Neuman | Jan. 2, 2019

Cash and investment balances at credit unions fell 5.4% year-over-year, however, investment yields reached the highest third quarter level since September 2010.

By Maya Neuman | Jan. 1, 2019

Maine credit unions reported strong loan growth in the third quarter of 2018. Member relationships in the state strengthened as credit unions reported growth in both average share and loan balances.

By Aman Johal | Jan. 1, 2019

Membership growth increased 35 basis points year-over-year to 4.4%, and the average member relationship expanded 3.0% year-over-year. What else happened in the third quarter?

By Jay Johnson | Jan. 1, 2019

Credit unions must deliver ever-greater value to their members. This requires constant investment that is made easier, and more successful, by collaboration.

By Erik Payne | Jan. 1, 2019

Dream of summer while finding these travel-themed credit union names.

By Marc Rapport | Jan. 1, 2019

Real comments from online review sites to inform strategies, policies, and practices.

By Dwight Johnston | Jan. 1, 2019

Lost momentum is hard to get back, and the loss of forward momentum in the U.S. economy has become entrenched.

By Rebecca Wessler | Dec. 31, 2018

Based on December traffic (and our editorial instincts), here are the top articles and blogs that appeared on CreditUnions.com.

By Rebecca Wessler | Dec. 31, 2018

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Aman Johal | Dec. 24, 2018

Total auto balances were on the rise as annual growth surpassed 10.8% in the third quarter of 2018.

By Surina Joshi | Dec. 24, 2018

Deposit balances were on the rise as annual growth hit 5.0% in the third quarter of 2018.

By Rebecca Wessler | Dec. 24, 2018

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Erik Payne | Dec. 21, 2018

What does the industry have to say about this knowledge-based offering from Callahan & Associates?

By Erik Payne | Dec. 21, 2018

What does the industry have to say about this knowledge-based offering from Callahan & Associates?

By Erik Payne | Dec. 21, 2018

What does the industry have to say about this knowledge-based offering from Callahan & Associates?

By Erik Payne | Dec. 21, 2018

What does the industry have to say about this knowledge-based offering from Callahan & Associates?

By Rebecca Wessler | Dec. 17, 2018

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Samantha Cristobal | Dec. 17, 2018

New members as well as new relationships grew at U.S. credit unions in the third quarter of 2018.

By Maya Neuman | Dec. 17, 2018

ROA for credit unions hit 0.96%. This is the highest it has been since the third quarter of 2003.

By Alexandra Gekas | Dec. 17, 2018

Credit unions across the country spread cheer on social media.

By Aman Johal | Dec. 11, 2018

First mortgage balances at credit unions were up 9.9% as of Sept. 30, 2018.

By Jon Jeffreys | Dec. 11, 2018

Callahan's Managing Partner Jon Jeffreys discusses the new ownership model and how it benefits both employees and the credit union industry.

By Rebecca Wessler | Dec. 10, 2018

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Samantha Cristobal | Dec. 10, 2018

Credit unions covered their operating expenses with net interest income alone for the first time in seven years.

By Jason Haley | Dec. 6, 2018

This insightful monthly market commentary will help you look beyond the headlines to better understand what is driving the current market trends that could impact your credit union’s investment portfolio.

By Maya Neuman | Dec. 3, 2018

How to find the best vendor to fit your credit union’s needs.

By Rebecca Wessler | Dec. 3, 2018

Based on November traffic (and our editorial instincts), here are the top articles and blogs that appeared on CreditUnions.com.

By Rebecca Wessler | Dec. 3, 2018

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Maya Neuman | Dec. 3, 2018

The annual Market Share Guide: Credit Union Core Processors from Callahan & Associates offers a valuable look at who’s who in the credit union software space.

By Surina Joshi | Nov. 27, 2018

Share certificates at credit unions are on track to post the highest growth of any deposit account.

By Rebecca Wessler | Nov. 26, 2018

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Marc Rapport | Nov. 26, 2018

For the credit union movement — and its history of community volunteerism and charitable give back — any day can be Giving Tuesday.

By Rebecca Wessler | Nov. 19, 2018

Six can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Samantha Cristobal | Nov. 19, 2018

Low-income credit unions from 42 states and the District of Columbia received grants from the NCUA this year. Where did the money go?

By Aman Johal | Nov. 15, 2018

Membership growth, earnings gap, and lending market share — find out how credit unions performed in the third quarter.

By Samantha Cristobal | Nov. 14, 2018

Test your knowledge of third quarter industry trends with this quiz on earnings by Callahan & Associates.

By Maya Neuman | Nov. 13, 2018

Lending is strong, asset quality is, too, as third quarter performance data rolls in.

By Aman Johal | Nov. 13, 2018

The movement’s membership base is growing. How are credit unions responding?

By Aman Johal | Nov. 12, 2018

The total number of credit union brick-and-mortar branches decreased versus one year ago, but how has the cooperative system fared in generating deposits versus competitors nationwide? Find out in this interactive graph.

By Rebecca Wessler | Nov. 12, 2018

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Jon Jeffreys | Nov. 12, 2018

A Mr. Rogers commencement speech shows how business theories can inspire the human dimension of credit union service.

By Rebecca Wessler | Nov. 8, 2018

Based on October traffic (and our editorial instincts), here are the top articles and blogs that appeared on CreditUnions.com.

By Mike Zaleski | Nov. 7, 2018

This Veterans Day, financial cooperatives can make life a little easier for our nation’s former servicemen and women.

By Rebecca Wessler | Nov. 5, 2018

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Samantha Cristobal | Nov. 5, 2018

The ratio represents a balancing act between two sides of the balance sheet. Which states are achieving the greatest harmony?

By Maya Neuman | Nov. 5, 2018

Total loans at U.S. credit unions increased by 9.7% in the second quarter of 2018 and reached an all-time high.

By Samantha Cristobal | Nov. 1, 2018

The credit union industry's efficiency ratio of 69.8% as of June 30 was the lowest it's been since 2010.

By Alix Patterson | Oct. 30, 2018

Credit unions with a core processing platform and basic business intelligence software can start identifying missed opportunities today.

By Erik Payne | Oct. 30, 2018

Many Americans live out their financial nightmares every day. This Halloween, Callahan employees share what their nightmares look like.

By Aman Johal | Oct. 29, 2018

The second day of the Las Vegas-based conference tackled anti-fraud strategies.

By Rebecca Wessler | Oct. 29, 2018

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Aman Johal | Oct. 29, 2018

The first day of the Las Vegas-based conference keyed in on CECL and technological advances.

By Erik Payne | Oct. 25, 2018

Three takeaways from the third day of the 2018 Money 20/20 conference.

By Erik Payne | Oct. 23, 2018

Three takeaways from the second day of the 2018 Money 20/20 conference.

By Erik Payne | Oct. 22, 2018

The first day of Money 20/20 — the world’s largest fintech and payments event — offered much about the future of biometric authentication.

By Sam Taft | Oct. 22, 2018

The total number of credit unions dropped by 50 in the second quarter, and membership expanded 4.3%, the equivalent of 4.7 million new members. What else happened in the second quarter?

By Rebecca Wessler | Oct. 22, 2018

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Aman Johal | Oct. 22, 2018

Investment balances at credit unions remained strong in the second quarter despite a year-over-year contraction.

By Rebecca Wessler | Oct. 15, 2018

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Aman Johal | Oct. 15, 2018

Advances in staff and technology underpin credit unions' ability to serve more members per location, and the numbers show it.

By Jay Johnson | Oct. 15, 2018

Taking time throughout the year to discuss the credit union’s strategic direction will help leaders address changes to the landscape as they occur.

By Maya Neuman | Oct. 15, 2018

Credit unions attracted new members and deepened relationships in the second quarter of 2018.

By Erik Payne | Oct. 12, 2018

Unscramble the names of these 12 credit unions whose names go ’round and ’round and ’round.

By Rebecca Wessler | Oct. 8, 2018

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Maya Neuman | Oct. 8, 2018

An interactive graphic by Callahan & Associates highlights ROM leaders by state. Who's tops in your state?

By Rebecca Wessler | Oct. 8, 2018

Based on September traffic (and our editorial instincts), here are the top articles and blogs that appeared on CreditUnions.com.

By Jason Haley | Oct. 3, 2018

This insightful monthly market commentary will help you look beyond the headlines to better understand what is driving the current market trends that could impact your credit union’s investment portfolio.

By Rebecca Wessler | Oct. 1, 2018

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Aman Johal | Oct. 1, 2018

As the industry looks for ways to accelerate deposits, it appears Iowa credit unions are ahead of the curve with higher than average share growth.

By Erik Payne | Oct. 1, 2018

Real comments from online review sites to inform strategies, policies, and practices.

By Dwight Johnston | Oct. 1, 2018

Industry leaders don’t need a crystal ball to see the future. It’s written in auto, jobs, and housing.

By Samantha Cristobal | Oct. 1, 2018

Deposit balances were on the rise as annual growth hit 5.4% in the second quarter of 2018.

By Samantha Cristobal | Oct. 1, 2018

Total auto balances were on the rise as annual growth hit 10.6% in the second quarter of 2018.

By Maya Neuman | Oct. 1, 2018

The credit union loan portfolio surpassed $1.0 trillion in the second quarter of 2018. Dig deep into this piece of the balance sheet.

By Aman Johal | Oct. 1, 2018

Although credit card penetration rates held steady at 17.3%, credit card loan balances increased 9.1% annually.

By Marc Rapport | Sept. 24, 2018

Panelists at the Credit Union Summit during PayThink 2018 discuss Zelle, product integration, and staying relevant.

By Katy Slater | Sept. 24, 2018

Challenging the reticent and pushing for actionable insight from naysayers can enliven a stagnant feedback loop and push company culture forward.

By Rebecca Wessler | Sept. 24, 2018

Five can't-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Madison Harbin | Sept. 20, 2018

Credit unions can take a page from restaurant playbooks when it comes to optimizing their online presence.

By Sam Taft | Sept. 20, 2018

Callahan’s chief analyst shares his takeaways from ALM First’s Financial Forum.

By Sharon Simpson | Sept. 20, 2018

When and how to reprice deposits, liquidity management, and the potential for a future economic recession are a few of the key themes being discussed during ALM First’s Financial Forum this week.

By Deeba Izadpanah | Sept. 19, 2018

It’s 2018. Is a text back and pizza too much to ask?

By Rebecca Wessler | Sept. 17, 2018

Five can’t-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Erik Payne | Sept. 11, 2018

3 takeaways from the Electronic Transactions Association’s TRANSACT Tech DC/ FinTech Policy Forum.

By Rebecca Wessler | Sept. 10, 2018

Five can’t-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Jason Haley | Sept. 7, 2018

This insightful monthly market commentary will help you look beyond the headlines to better understand what is driving the current market trends that could impact your credit union’s investment portfolio.

By Chris Howard | Sept. 3, 2018

The weeklong desert festival offers deep insights on sustaining a cooperative movement.

By Rebecca Wessler | Sept. 3, 2018

Five can’t-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Rebecca Wessler | Sept. 3, 2018

Based on August traffic (and our editorial instincts), here are the top articles and blogs that appeared on CreditUnions.com.

By Liz Furman | Sept. 3, 2018

Better understand how to serve different generations with this guide from Callahan & Associates.

By Erik Payne | Aug. 29, 2018

An informal office poll attempts to identify differences in attitudes on paper payments.

By Samantha Cristobal | Aug. 28, 2018

As membership climbs higher, the variety and number of accounts members hold also rises.

By Rebecca Wessler | Aug. 27, 2018

Five can’t-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Brianne Aiken | Aug. 27, 2018

Plus, four reasons other millennials have trouble doing the same.

By Jay Johnson | Aug. 27, 2018

Credit unions can’t predict the future, but they can prepare for it by thinking about how to respond to change.

By Liz Furman | Aug. 27, 2018

Different generations require different conversations. This interactive series shows how credit unions can serve all ages.

By Aman Johal | Aug. 27, 2018

Asset quality is stronger than one year ago as 2018 shapes up to be the best year for delinquency since the Great Recession.

By Maya Neuman | Aug. 22, 2018

Credit unions attracted new members and deepened relationships in the second quarter of the year.

By Erik Payne | Aug. 22, 2018

Loans, liquidity, and credit union love. How did credit unions perform in the second quarter?

By Katy Slater | Aug. 21, 2018

A family reunion fracas spurs some thought about why it's important to prepare everyone in an organization to tell its story.

By Samantha Cristobal | Aug. 21, 2018

A breakdown of the borrowings portfolio explains double-digit growth that’s highest since 2015.

By Rebecca Wessler | Aug. 20, 2018

Five can’t-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Maya Neuman | Aug. 20, 2018

U.S. credit unions reported the lowest ever first quarter efficiency ratio in 2018.

By Liz Furman | Aug. 20, 2018

Different generations require different conversations. This interactive series shows how credit unions can serve all ages.

By Samantha Cristobal | Aug. 20, 2018

See how money in the movement has shifted in the past 10 years in this interactive graphic from Callahan & Associates.

By Aman Johal | Aug. 20, 2018

The net interest margin at credit unions nationwide increased as interest income expanded more than $3 billion in the past year.

By Maya Neuman | Aug. 20, 2018

As loan growth outpaces deposit growth, the industry loan-to-share ratio reaches 82.9%.

By Maya Neuman | Aug. 13, 2018

As calls for gender parity grow louder, the credit union industry has already made large strides.

By Rebecca Wessler | Aug. 13, 2018

Five can’t-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Alexandra Gekas | Aug. 13, 2018

Modern marketing connects on values, not stuff. Credit unions can do that by telling their story better.

By Liz Furman | Aug. 13, 2018

Different generations require different conversations. This interactive series shows how credit unions can serve all ages.

By Aman Johal | Aug. 13, 2018

Balances as well as delinquencies for credit union credit cards were on the rise in the first quarter of the year.

By Amir Dif | Aug. 9, 2018

Today, I bank exclusively online. But that might not be the case forever.

By Liz Furman | Aug. 7, 2018

Different generations require different conversations. This interactive series shows how credit unions can serve all ages.

By Liz Furman | Aug. 7, 2018

Credit card availability and use are on the rise. So are delinquency and charge-off rates.

By Jason Haley | Aug. 6, 2018

This insightful monthly market commentary will help you look beyond the headlines to better understand what is driving the current market trends that could impact your credit union’s investment portfolio.

By Rebecca Wessler | Aug. 6, 2018

Five can’t-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Ian Melhorn | Aug. 6, 2018

First quarter lending at credit unions contributed to an expanding balance sheet.

By Rebecca Wessler | Aug. 1, 2018

Based on July traffic (and our editorial instincts), here are the top articles and blogs that appeared on CreditUnions.com.

By Rebecca Wessler | July 30, 2018

Five can’t-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Chris Howard | July 30, 2018

Credit unions are different, and better. Consumers are catching on, but market share indicates untapped opportunity awaits.

By Aman Johal | July 30, 2018

Real estate loans are among the best performing loans in the credit union portfolio. See what happened in the first three months of the year.

By Erik Payne | July 25, 2018

Major cities are rolling out contactless payment solutions for services like mass transit, and contactless cards might come next. Will it be a passing fad or a dominant payment form?

By Rebecca Wessler | July 23, 2018

Five can’t-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Katy Slater | July 23, 2018

Growing a productive company culture requires different care for “annuals” and “perennials.”

By Ian Melhorn | July 23, 2018

Credit union investments shift in a rising rate environment.

By Chip Filson | July 19, 2018

Shiny coin of $736 million does little to disguise the regulator’s $21.7 billion error at the cost to America’s credit unions.

By Rebecca Wessler | July 16, 2018

Five can’t-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Alix Patterson | July 16, 2018

Three behavioral economics concepts can boost savings during a liquidity crunch.

By Aman Johal | July 16, 2018

Credit union membership reached a new high, and first quarter growth was the highest it’s been in 15 years.

By Ian Melhorn | July 10, 2018

An analysis of the credit union deposit portfolio suggests the industry has not started repricing yet.

By Rebecca Wessler | July 9, 2018

Five can’t-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Samantha Cristobal | July 9, 2018

Insight into the drivers of 1Q18's revenue growth.

By Jon Jeffreys | July 9, 2018

The industry is safe, but it’s not sound. Today’s political climate is right for the regulator to take on a new role as the movement’s champion.

By Samantha Cristobal | July 9, 2018

Despite numbering only 19, credit unions in Vermont turned out an impressive performance.

By Chip Filson | July 3, 2018

Profits aren’t un-American, but empowering economic freedom is the difference-maker in the credit union brand of patriotism.

By Rebecca Wessler | July 2, 2018

Based on June traffic (and our editorial instincts), here are the top articles and blogs that appeared on CreditUnions.com.

By Rebecca Wessler | July 2, 2018

Five can’t-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Jay Johnson | July 2, 2018

To meet consumer expectations in the digital space, credit unions must think differently about their entire operation, not just technology platforms.

By Liz Furman | July 2, 2018

Credit union auto lending growth revs up top-line growth.

By Erik Payne | July 1, 2018

Financial industry presentations are full of well-worn words. But don’t get bored, get busy. Take these cards to your next conference and make a game of tracking today’s buzziest words and phrases.

By Dwight Johnston | July 1, 2018

Look at the shape of the yield curve within the context of other factors in the economy and not as a stand-alone predictor of recession.

By Marc Rapport | July 1, 2018

Real comments from online review sites to inform strategies, policies, and practices.

By Ian Melhorn | July 1, 2018

Credit unions added 4.7 million net new members in the past 12 months, and the NCUA’s equity distribution helped push ROA to 0.90%. What else happened in the first quarter?

By Erik Payne | June 28, 2018

Low unemployment, worker shortages, and normalized bad behavior has given rise to a new trend.

By Rebecca Wessler | June 25, 2018

Five can’t-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Katy Slater | June 25, 2018

Defining what makes the credit union different can be the key to ensuring employees articulate that difference in word and deed.

By Samantha Cristobal | June 25, 2018

Increases in most deposit products helped total share balances top $1.2 trillion in the first quarter of 2018.

By Chris Howard | June 19, 2018

Two conferences this spring bring to light five ideas that credit unions can use.

By Rebecca Wessler | June 18, 2018

Five can’t-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Samantha Cristobal | June 18, 2018

Positive net member growth and product penetration paint a pretty picture of the credit union movement’s progress.

By Rebecca Wessler | June 18, 2018

Learn about industry delivery channel trends, plus see which states lead the nation in branch numbers and check out credit union leaders across several delivery channel metrics.

By Rebecca Wessler | June 11, 2018

Five can’t-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Alix Patterson | June 11, 2018

The smart use of data analytics can turn a credit union’s communications strategy from potentially creepy into authentically clever.

By Liz Furman | June 11, 2018

Student lending at credit unions increased 14.0% to $4.0 billion in the first quarter of 2018. Test your knowledge of student lending in this data quiz.

By Ian Melhorn | June 6, 2018

Rapid change and response were driving themes at the Drive ’18 conference.

By Jason Haley | June 6, 2018

This insightful monthly market commentary will help you look beyond the headlines to better understand what is driving the current market trends that could impact your credit union’s investment portfolio.

By Rebecca Wessler | June 4, 2018

Based on May traffic (and our editorial instincts), here are the top articles and blogs that appeared on CreditUnions.com.

By Ian Melhorn | June 4, 2018

Speakers at the annual CU Direct conference talk about today’s business environment and tomorrow’s recession.

By Rebecca Wessler | June 4, 2018

Five can’t-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Liz Furman | June 4, 2018

Take this industry performance pop quiz from Callahan & Associates to learn about trends in credit union auto lending.

By Samantha Cristobal | June 4, 2018

How has the credit union auto loan portfolio changed over the past 20 years? Take this interactive infographic on a test drive to learn more.

By Ian Melhorn | June 1, 2018

CU Direct’s Drive ’18 conference digs into loan participations and stage performances.

By Chris Howard | May 29, 2018

Credit unions narrowly escaped taxation in the Hawkeye State, but other battles are underway, and the war is far from won.

By Rebecca Wessler | May 29, 2018

Five can’t-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Ian Melhorn | May 28, 2018

Take this industry performance pop quiz from Callahan & Associates to learn about trends in credit union investments.

By Samantha Cristobal | May 21, 2018

Take this industry performance pop quiz from Callahan & Associates to learn about trends in income.

By Rebecca Wessler | May 21, 2018

Five can’t-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Katy Slater | May 21, 2018

In episode No. 939, Callahan's SVP Katy Slater discusses how credit unions can benefit by standing up for financial access and equality.

By Samantha Cristobal | May 21, 2018

Secondary capital supports lending and financial services as well as buffers against the impact of potential losses. But how much do credit unions use it?

By Alix Patterson | May 21, 2018

Credit union title changes demonstrate the movement's stance on member service.

By Erik Payne | May 16, 2018

Member, market share, and revenue growth lead the way.

By Chip Filson | May 16, 2018

The regulator kept the corporate crisis bailout money for itself, further undermining the pillars of the cooperative system. Does anybody care?

By Madison Harbin | May 14, 2018

Credit unions can use consumer complaints to differentiate themselves from their competition.

By Maya Neuman | May 14, 2018

Take this industry performance pop quiz from Callahan & Associates to learn about trends in cost of funds.

By Rebecca Wessler | May 14, 2018

Five can’t-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Maya Neuman | May 14, 2018

The credit union industry is full of acronyms. Use this guide to learn the lingo.

By Jay Johnson | May 14, 2018

Organizations that are willing to think ahead — and put time and money toward creating new solutions to old challenges — are often those that outperform their peers.

By Sam Taft | May 14, 2018

Numbers show that credit unions engaged with multi-owned CUSOs outperform those who aren’t.

By Marc Rapport | May 9, 2018

An AI demonstration, millennial matters, and whacking fraud moles captured attention on Tuesday at Card Forum 2018.

By Marc Rapport | May 8, 2018

Credit union credit card mavens dish at Card Forum 2018.

By Marc Rapport | May 7, 2018

The opening day at Card Forum 2018 reveals insight about artificial intelligence and real human beings that credit unions can better reach out to and engage.

By Rebecca Wessler | May 7, 2018

Five can’t-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Liz Furman | May 7, 2018

Credit unions headquartered in the Central Region reported more loan accounts per members than those headquartered in other states. In what other areas did these cooperatives excel?

By Katy Slater | May 7, 2018

A book about culture prompts deeper thinking about the importance of multiple teams in support of the movement.

By Erik Payne | May 7, 2018

Three Callahan millennials talk about what it takes to buy a home, from the emotional connection to setting long-term savings goals.

By Rebecca Wessler | April 30, 2018

Based on April traffic (and our editorial instincts), here are the top articles and blogs that appeared on CreditUnions.com.

By Rebecca Wessler | April 30, 2018

Five can’t-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Chris Howard | April 30, 2018

The process of strategy requires year-long attention.

By Maya Neuman | April 30, 2018

Credit unions in the NCUA Western Region reported 12-month loan growth that exceeded the industry average by three percentage points. In what other areas did these credit unions excel?

By Maya Neuman | April 30, 2018

The confluence of technology, research, capital, and optimism has given rise to a frenetic pace of innovation.These four will have far-reaching effects on credit unions everywhere. Part 4: The gig economy.

By Samantha Cristobal | April 25, 2018

Even with preparation, middle school students are surprised to see how tight real-life budgets can pull.

By Rebecca Wessler | April 23, 2018

Five can’t-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Maya Neuman | April 23, 2018

Real estate lending continues to dominate the loan portfolio, with first mortgage lending taking the largest share.

By Ian Melhorn | April 23, 2018

Credit unions in the Mid-Atlantic reported faster MBL growth than credit unions outside the region. In what other areas did these Mid-Atlantic cooperatives excel?

By Marc Rapport | April 17, 2018

The #StopMoneyShaming campaign originating from Philadelphia is one example of the nationwide efforts the movement is leading.

By Alix Patterson | April 17, 2018

Designing products that serve the "predictably irrational” is the new path to putting members first.

By Maya Neuman | April 16, 2018

Credit union loan originations reached an all-time high of $485.55 billion, growing at a rate of 5.2% over the past 12-months.

By Ian Melhorn | April 16, 2018

Credit unions continue to invest in local businesses within their communities in 2017.

By Maya Neuman | April 16, 2018

At 34.7% of the industry’s loan portfolio, auto loans were important to credit unions of every size across the country in 2017.

By Aman Johal | April 16, 2018

Credit union revenue recorded the highest year-end growth since 2006. What else happened in 2017?

By Rebecca Wessler | April 16, 2018

Five can’t-miss data points this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Aman Johal | April 16, 2018

Annual auto loan growth was higher for credit unions in the Southeast than for the overall industry, yet charge-offs were lower than for other regions. In what other areas did these credit unions excel?

By Samantha Cristobal | April 16, 2018

Looking at the industry's average member relationship, accounts per member, and dividend payout shows the bond credit unions and members share in 4Q17.

By Jon Jeffreys | April 16, 2018

Re-usable booster rockets deliver a powerful lesson about sustainability and strategic thought in the credit union space.