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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?

 

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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 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 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 Aman Johal | Oct. 22, 2018

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

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 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 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 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 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 Aman Johal | Oct. 1, 2018

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

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 Marc Rapport | Sept. 24, 2018

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

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Liz Furman | Aug. 7, 2018

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

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 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 Ian Melhorn | July 23, 2018

Credit union investments shift in a rising rate environment.

By Rebecca Wessler | July 16, 2018

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

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 Samantha Cristobal | July 9, 2018

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

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 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 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 Rebecca Wessler | June 25, 2018

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

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 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 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 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 Ian Melhorn | June 1, 2018

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

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 Erik Payne | May 16, 2018

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

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 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 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 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 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 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 Rick Leander | April 11, 2018

Every detail in the member experience sends a message about how they should act. Thoughtful tweaks on the credit union’s part can lead to smarter choices from members.

By Marc Rapport | April 11, 2018

The big bank-backed P2P offering is rolling out in earnest as an emerging channel that might have the chops to be champ.

By Erik Payne | April 11, 2018

Takeaways from the second day of the 2018 LendIt Fintech conference.

By Erik Payne | April 10, 2018

Three takeaways from the first day of the 2018 LendIt Fintech conference.

By Rebecca Wessler | April 9, 2018

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

By Liz Furman | April 9, 2018

Credit card balances, penetration, and usage all grew at credit unions in the last quarter of the year.

By Samantha Cristobal | April 9, 2018

The average member relationship surpassed $18,000 for credit unions in the New England states. In what other areas do these cooperatives excel?

By Alexandra Gekas | April 4, 2018

A day-long meeting at Visa headquarters provides insight into technology challenges.

By Rebecca Wessler | April 3, 2018

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

By Rebecca Wessler | April 2, 2018

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

By Sharon Simpson | March 30, 2018

In episode No. 921, Callahan consultant Sharon Simpson sits down with Mike Lawson to talk money management for teens.

By Erik Payne | March 30, 2018

How First Millennial Credit Union got its start and runs its business.

By Rebecca Wessler | March 26, 2018

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

By Marc Rapport | March 19, 2018

Feedback from Callahan’s 2018 Executive Outlook Survey identifies industry challenges and opportunities for the months ahead.

By Rebecca Wessler | March 19, 2018

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

By Marc Rapport | March 15, 2018

The CULytics conference shows paths and perils for an industry dipping its toes in the pool of big data.

By Marc Rapport | March 13, 2018

The keynote speaker at CULytics uses a personal ancedote to underscore how the future of digital banking isn't just here, it's behind him.

By Marc Rapport | March 12, 2018

Credit unions face enough perceptual barriers to growing membership. Returned mail fees and census tracts don’t need to be among them.

By Rebecca Wessler | March 12, 2018

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

By Sam Taft | March 12, 2018

In a changing economic environment, balance sheet management is top-of-mind with credit union executives.

By Maya Neuman | March 12, 2018

United Nations Federal Credit Union offers employees 78.6% higher compensation than the industry average.

By Ian Melhorn | March 12, 2018

The need for credit unions to generate non-interest income continues to grow in a narrowing margin environment.

By Rebecca Wessler | March 6, 2018

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

By Aman Johal | March 5, 2018

Early data trends help leaders prepare for year-end analysis.

By Rebecca Wessler | March 5, 2018

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

By Samantha Cristobal | March 5, 2018

As the movement adds members, relationships and market share also increase.

By Samantha Cristobal | March 1, 2018

Both the average share balance and average share accounts per member for New York credit unions was higher than national averages.

By Marc Rapport | March 1, 2018

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

By Samantha Cristobal | March 1, 2018

Get the garden party started by finding these spring-y credit union names.

By Erik Payne | Feb. 27, 2018

Is it time for comprehensive federal data security regulations? And what might they look like?

By Marc Rapport | Feb. 26, 2018

Federation credit unions told to tell the story, while blockchain pioneers paint a picture of potential.

By Rebecca Wessler | Feb. 26, 2018

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

By Marc Rapport | Feb. 25, 2018

New solutions to old problems highlight the small credit union roundtable as CUNA’s big annual conference gets underway.

By Rebecca Wessler | Feb. 20, 2018

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

By Liz Furman | Feb. 19, 2018

Don’t hike the hill on an empty stomach. Stop in to one of these recommended restaurants during the GAC.

By Ian Melhorn | Feb. 15, 2018

The industry’s loan-to-share ratio has nearly hit levels not seen since the Great Recession.

By Erik Payne | Feb. 14, 2018

Changes in auto lending and questions of liquidity highlight credit union performance in the fourth quarter of 2017.

By Aman Johal | Feb. 12, 2018

Innovative consumer loan and financial education products have helped BECU perform admirably in asset quality.

By Rebecca Wessler | Feb. 12, 2018

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

By Samantha Cristobal | Feb. 6, 2018

Sentry Credit Union pays it members an unprecedented dividend bonus.

By Ian Melhorn | Feb. 5, 2018

Real estate penetration at the Pine Tree State credit union reached 30.65% in the fourth quarter 2017.

By Rebecca Wessler | Feb. 5, 2018

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

By Rebecca Wessler | Feb. 5, 2018

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

By Erik Payne | Feb. 5, 2018

Four Callahan marketers weigh in on branding, humor, and wiener dogs.

By Erik Payne | Feb. 1, 2018

Callahan data confirms this is where the Patriots dynasty ends.

By Rebecca Wessler | Jan. 29, 2018

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

By Rebecca Wessler | Jan. 22, 2018

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

By Jon Jeffreys | Jan. 19, 2018

Callahan's managing partner Jon Jeffreys discusses the need for credit unions to ask tough questions.

By Marc Rapport | Jan. 18, 2018

ADA website demand letters and lawsuits leave the movement seeking regulatory relief through more regulation.

By Rebecca Wessler | Jan. 15, 2018

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

By Rebecca Wessler | Jan. 8, 2018

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

By Rebecca Wessler | Jan. 1, 2018

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

By Rebecca Wessler | Dec. 25, 2017

CreditUnions.com puts a wrap on 2017 with a look back at some of the most popular strategies, insights, and stories generously shared by credit unions.

By Rebecca Wessler | Dec. 25, 2017

Credit unions share their best practices with CreditUnions.com all year. Here, Callahan’s staff writers share their selections for a handful of lesser-known pieces that are worth revisiting.

By Rebecca Wessler | Dec. 25, 2017

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

By Marc Rapport | Dec. 20, 2017

It may or may not be a bubble, but consumer debt might roil the waters for credit unions and their members. Can machines learn to help with that?

By Jon Jeffreys | Dec. 18, 2017

Callahan's Managing Partner Jon Jeffreys shares why credit unions need to collaborate to compete in today's disruptive marketplace.

By Rebecca Wessler | Dec. 18, 2017

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

By Marc Rapport | Dec. 18, 2017

A range of rates and terms light up the credit union landscape around the world.

By Marc Rapport | Dec. 15, 2017

Lessons learned from 2017’s breach of the year.

By Rebecca Wessler | Dec. 12, 2017

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

By Ian Melhorn | Dec. 12, 2017

Results from a Callahan & Associates quick-hit core conversion survey.

By Liz Furman | Dec. 11, 2017

It's taken for granted that small credit unions are more reliant on fee income. But are they really?

By Sam Taft | Dec. 7, 2017

In episode No. 859, Mike Lawson brings on Callahan's Sam Taft to talk credit union financial performance in the third quarter.

By Erik Payne | Dec. 7, 2017

How financial institutions are getting ready to respond to new needs.

By Erik Payne | Dec. 5, 2017

Branches are no longer a one-size-fits-all operation.

By Rebecca Wessler | Dec. 4, 2017

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

By Ian Melhorn | Dec. 4, 2017

The robust data contained in Callahan’s annual Market Share Guide offers multiple ways to assess the value of core processors.

By Marc Rapport | Dec. 1, 2017

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

By Liz Furman | Dec. 1, 2017

To say goodbye to this quarter’s Strategy & Performance, find the 14 credit unions whose names are reminiscent of Europe.

By Ian Melhorn | Dec. 1, 2017

California credit unions outperformed national averages on both sides of the balance sheet. Average loan balance, average share balance, and average member relationship were all higher than the national averages.

By Ian Melhorn | Nov. 29, 2017

How closely does cost of living align with salary and benefits in the credit union industry?

By Liz Furman | Nov. 29, 2017

Earning assets are the majority of assets at credit unions. What factors impact how credit unions can leverage them?

By Erik Payne | Nov. 28, 2017

Member-first, not bank-lite. How did credit unions perform in the third quarter?

By Rebecca Wessler | Nov. 27, 2017

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

By Salvador Lopez | Nov. 27, 2017

Online reviews have an outsized impact on a credit union’s bottom line. Here are a few do’s and don’ts for responding to this digital feedback.

By Aman Johal | Nov. 27, 2017

Third quarter data reveals strong earnings momentum among the nation’s financial cooperatives.

By Ian Melhorn | Nov. 21, 2017

Find out which states posted the highest credit card penetration with this interactive map.

By Maya Neuman | Nov. 21, 2017

Student lending at credit unions was up 13.7% in third quarter 2017.

By Rebecca Wessler | Nov. 20, 2017

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

By Liz Furman | Nov. 15, 2017

SEGs and local businesses help credit unions capture IRA and Keough balances.

By Rebecca Wessler | Nov. 13, 2017

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

By Liz Furman | Nov. 13, 2017

Secondary market sales of burgeoning credit union mortgage share remains dominant, but credit unions are selling more loans to each other, too.

By Aman Johal | Nov. 13, 2017

New HMDA data shows how credit unions in different NCUA regions fared in 2016. And finally, loan purpose.

By Aman Johal | Nov. 8, 2017

New HMDA data shows how credit unions in different NCUA regions fared in 2016. Up now, loan type.

By Sam Taft | Nov. 7, 2017

In episode No. 836, Callahan's Senior Director of Industry Analysis Sam Taft joins the show to discuss trends in the mortgage market.

By Rebecca Wessler | Nov. 6, 2017

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

By Aman Johal | Nov. 6, 2017

New HMDA data shows how credit unions in different NCUA regions fared in 2016. Up first, mortgage originations.

By Erik Payne | Nov. 2, 2017

Soon, Facebook Messenger may become the hub for everything.

By Rebecca Wessler | Oct. 30, 2017

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

By Liz Furman | Oct. 30, 2017

New HMDA data illuminates which credit unions, banks, and mortgage finance companies generate the most mortgages across the country.

By Erik Payne | Oct. 26, 2017

We'll prove it with credit union data.

By Erik Payne | Oct. 25, 2017

Plus, new insights on millennials and why the checking account needs to change.

By Erik Payne | Oct. 23, 2017

AI is already affecting businesses and consumers, but what will its impacts be long-term?

By Rebecca Wessler | Oct. 23, 2017

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

By Ian Melhorn | Oct. 23, 2017

More than half of America’s credit unions with less than a half-billion dollars in assets offer mobile banking, and their performance makes them master of the non-mobile.

By Rebecca Wessler | Oct. 16, 2017

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

By Erik Payne | Oct. 12, 2017

Benefits and barriers to a society built on ‘cashlessness.’

By Rebecca Wessler | Oct. 10, 2017

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

By Rebecca Wessler | Oct. 2, 2017

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

By Erik Payne | Oct. 2, 2017

Hope and Latino Community credit unions share products expanding homeownership in communities of color.

By Erik Payne | Sept. 28, 2017

Politics, advocacy, and impact rule the day at the Opportunity Finance Network’s 2017 conference.

By Rebecca Wessler | Sept. 25, 2017

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

By Rebecca Wessler | Sept. 18, 2017

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

By Erik Payne | Sept. 13, 2017

Three takeaways from day three of Finovate.

By Erik Payne | Sept. 12, 2017

Three takeaways from day two of Finovate Fall 2017.

By Erik Payne | Sept. 11, 2017

Three takeaways from the first day of Finovate Fall 2017.

By Rebecca Wessler | Sept. 11, 2017

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

By Liz Furman | Sept. 11, 2017

Do delinquencies and charge-offs suggest the economic recovery faces extinction?

By Rebecca Wessler | Sept. 5, 2017

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

By Erik Payne | Sept. 1, 2017

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

By Erik Payne | Sept. 1, 2017

Find the 10 school employees credit unions hidden in this crossword puzzle.

By Liz Furman | Sept. 1, 2017

Hawaiian credit unions are performing well in mortgage, auto loans, and regular savings products; however, financial cooperatives in the Aloha State have an opportunity to increase members relationships further via loans and long-term saving products.

By Jay Johnson | Aug. 31, 2017

In episode No. 799, Mike Lawson brings on Callahan partner Jay Johnson to talk credit union financial performance in the second quarter.

By Rebecca Wessler | Aug. 25, 2017

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

By Erik Payne | Aug. 23, 2017

Member, first mortgage, and share growth. How did credit unions perform in the second quarter?

By Rebecca Wessler | Aug. 21, 2017

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

By Ian Melhorn | Aug. 17, 2017

In the second quarter of 2017, the credit union auto market share and portfolio expanded despite declines in auto production and sales.

By Alexandra Gekas | Aug. 17, 2017

In episode 790, Mike Lawson speaks with Callahan's director of marketing and engagement Alexandra Gekas about CUBrandMonitor, the all-in-one solution that helps credit unions manage their online brand reputation.

By Aman Johal | Aug. 17, 2017

Star One Credit Union and Dow Chemical Employees Credit Union posted impressive dividend numbers in the second quarter of 2017.

By Rebecca Wessler | Aug. 14, 2017

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

By Ian Melhorn | Aug. 11, 2017

Who’s new to the ranking tables, which auditors are moving up the leader boards, and what does market share by region look like?

By Ian Melhorn | Aug. 10, 2017

Heritage Community Credit Union continues to lend amid declines in auto production and sales.

By Maya Neuman | Aug. 9, 2017

KeyPoint Credit Union offers a range of loan products to help members enter the housing market.

By Rebecca Wessler | Aug. 7, 2017

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

By Rebecca Wessler | July 31, 2017

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

By Ian Melhorn | July 31, 2017

Credit unions are adapting to reduced foot traffic and increased mobile usage.

By Rebecca Wessler | July 24, 2017

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

By Aman Johal | July 24, 2017

Credit unions are taming risk and outperforming other financial institutions.

By Rebecca Wessler | July 17, 2017

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

By Rebecca Wessler | July 10, 2017

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

By Greg Gonsalves | July 10, 2017

How credit unions with and without the technology stack up in five important performance metrics.

By Rebecca Wessler | July 3, 2017

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

By Liz Furman | July 1, 2017

Grab a towel and relax by the water with this credit union crossword puzzle.

By Erik Payne | July 1, 2017

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

By Ian Melhorn | July 1, 2017

There are three times the number of credit unions than banks in Idaho, and members are making the most of the credit union movement. Idaho credit unions post the third-best performance among all 50 states for member, asset, loan, and share growth.

By Marc Rapport | June 27, 2017

On display at ACUC: Resilience in the credit union movement, among members, and at the institutions themselves.

By Marc Rapport | June 26, 2017

CUNA's CEO issues a call for relevance while marketing guru Guy Kawasaki extols the “Art of Enchantment.”

By Rebecca Wessler | June 26, 2017

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

By Marc Rapport | June 25, 2017

Financial cooperatives share diverse ways to work together as CUNA’s annual summer conference begins with the Small Credit Union Roundtable.

By Maya Neuman | June 19, 2017

Credit unions add technology and jobs amid the move to universal tellers, ITMs, and the new branch design.

By Rebecca Wessler | June 19, 2017

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

By Liz Furman | June 19, 2017

In this interview with CUbroadcast's Mike Lawson, Callahan industry analyst Liz Furman highlights auto lending trends and more from CU Direct's DRIVE17.

By Rebecca Wessler | June 12, 2017

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

By Meghan Sink | June 8, 2017

An NCUA webinar series relays tools and tips from which all credit unions can benefit.

By Liz Furman | June 7, 2017

Takeaways from CU Direct’s DRIVE17 include the importance of speed, the impact of innovation, and improvements in dealer relationships.

By Greg Gonsalves | June 5, 2017

The percent of revenue going toward employee compensation is reversing trend.

By Rebecca Wessler | June 5, 2017

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

By Ian Melhorn | June 5, 2017

Credit unions generate income in a multitude of ways to stay competitive in a narrowing margin environment.

By Erik Payne | May 31, 2017

One report believes automated cars will be road ready by 2021. From then, the world will change fast.

By Rebecca Wessler | May 30, 2017

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

By Greg Gonsalves | May 29, 2017

Strategies to reward loyal patrons differ among financial institutions as well as from region to region.

By Sam Taft | May 29, 2017

Check out this leader table to see which credit unions beat the industry average.

By Erik Payne | May 24, 2017

Shares, loans, and full-time employee growth. How did credit unions perform in first quarter?

By Marc Rapport | May 24, 2017

This look at the daily financial lives of everyday Americans could spark strategic thinking for credit unions serving the growing gig economy.

By Erik Payne | May 22, 2017

Studies show open offices have lower morale and productivity as well as increased sick days. Here’s how the concept is evolving and what’s on the horizon.

By Rebecca Wessler | May 22, 2017

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

By Greg Gonsalves | May 22, 2017

When it comes to building a strong auto portfolio, there are ways to serve members outside the traditional loan.

By Rebecca Wessler | May 15, 2017

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

By Ian Melhorn | May 15, 2017

How can credit unions optimally position staff to wow members?

By Liz Furman | May 10, 2017

Mortgage loan originations had a strong first quarter, but credit unions are keeping a larger percentage of mortgages on their books.

By Jon Jeffreys | May 8, 2017

Callahan managing partner Jon Jeffreys talks with CUbroadcast's Mike Lawson about member service, disruption, and team-based learning.

By Greg Gonsalves | May 8, 2017

The story behind Golden 1 Credit Union's 35.5% auto loan growth.

By Erik Payne | May 8, 2017

In this episode, Callahan associate editor Erik Payne answers the question: Did mobile wallets kill the credit card?

By Rebecca Wessler | May 8, 2017

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

By Maya Neuman | May 2, 2017

For Long Beach Firemen’s Credit Union, real estate lending is driving its average member relationship.

By Marc Rapport | May 2, 2017

The international threat intelligence sharing and analysis organization has added its first credit union-focused staffer.

By Liz Furman | May 1, 2017

Use this strategy from Granite to take your MMAs from sedimentary to igneous.

By Rebecca Wessler | May 1, 2017

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

By Ian Melhorn | April 28, 2017

University of Michigan CU sees notable growth following completion of branch upgrades and generous community initiatives.

By Marc Rapport | April 28, 2017

Trade lobbies and compliance consultants say it isn’t just regulations that seem frozen, and what follows the thaw?

By Sam Taft | April 25, 2017

Check out this leader table to see which credit unions beat the industry average.

By Rebecca Wessler | April 24, 2017

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

By Rebecca Wessler | April 17, 2017

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

By Rebecca Wessler | April 10, 2017

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

By Marc Rapport | April 5, 2017

How to inject the credit union message into a seamless payments process, and how the merchant response to the EMV liability shift might be emerging were two hot topics at CSCU’s annual conference.

By Rebecca Wessler | April 3, 2017

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

By Liz Furman | April 1, 2017

Mergers are on the rise, but smaller credit union still continue to play an important role in the industry.

By Erik Payne | March 31, 2017

Feedback from Callahan’s annual Executive Outlook Survey highlights industry goals for 2017.

By Rebecca Wessler | March 31, 2017

Impressive financials, member service, and innovative strategies — there’s a lot to celebrate in the credit union movement.

By Erik Payne | March 31, 2017

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

By Greg Gonsalves | March 31, 2017

Wyoming credit unions are all about growth. These credit unions have posted some of the strongest growth rates of any state in the nation, and it appears more and more Wyomingites are selecting credit unions to be their primary financial institutions.

By Leigh Anne Terry | March 31, 2017

All good things must end. That doesn't mean they'll be forgotten. Find 22 credit unions that, whether by merger, attrition, or mysterious circumstances, turned off the lights in 2016.

By Erik Payne | March 30, 2017

What credit unions can learn from an industry experiencing widespread brick-and-mortar revolution.

By Rebecca Wessler | March 27, 2017

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

By Ian Melhorn | March 27, 2017

Takeaways from a fintech keynote address at the Robert H. Smith School of Business.

By Michelle Parker | March 27, 2017

Callahan data shows there is a growing reliance on NII in keeping credit unions surviving and thriving.

By Erik Payne | March 22, 2017

What the results of a March 2017 study tell us about the four major mobile wallet players.

By Rebecca Wessler | March 20, 2017

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

By Marc Rapport | March 16, 2017

An Urban Institute presentation offers plenty for credit unions to move on.

By Rebecca Wessler | March 13, 2017

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

By Erik Payne | March 12, 2017

Plus, Mark Cuban talks disrupting in the face of regulation.

By Erik Payne | March 11, 2017

Redefining value and the future of fintech at SXSW.

By Erik Payne | March 10, 2017

Cory Booker and U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy highlight day one at the Austin, TX, conference.

By Marc Rapport | March 9, 2017

Industry attorneys add that banker lawsuit is not a reason to avoid applying under the new NCUA rule, especially as application demand ticks up.

By Ian Melhorn | March 6, 2017

The strong lending growth posted by U.S. credit unions in fourth quarter 2016 is an apt wrap-up for a successful year.

By Maya Neuman | March 6, 2017

Student loan growth is on the rise and delinquency is falling at this California credit union.

By Rebecca Wessler | March 6, 2017

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

By Greg Gonsalves | March 3, 2017

How America First, Mountain America, and Security Service divide and conquer the Utah auto market.

By Erik Payne | March 1, 2017

Cyber insurance is an emerging field, while the Internet of Things scares.

By Marc Rapport | Feb. 28, 2017

The NCUA’s board chair says his top priority in 2017 is returning to credit unions the several billion dollars they’re owed from the regulator’s bailout of corporate credit unions in the Great Recession.

By Liz Furman | Feb. 28, 2017

After Bitterroot Community FCU in Montana opened a new branch, it posted a 21.2% increase in new members.

By Marc Rapport | Feb. 27, 2017

CDFI Roundtable at GAC focuses on performance, grant opportunities, and meeting the credit union mission.

By Erik Payne | Feb. 27, 2017

Because the credit union story won’t tell itself.

By Rebecca Wessler | Feb. 27, 2017

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

By Marc Rapport | Feb. 27, 2017

Small Credit Union Roundtable kicks off GAC with diverse success stories, NCUA pitch for leveraging grant opportunities.

By Liz Furman | Feb. 23, 2017

Washington, DC, is home to more than 2,000 restaurants. Which ones are worth a visit while attending the 2017 Governmental Affairs Conference?

By Erik Payne | Feb. 22, 2017

Loans, member relationships, and sources of non-interest income. How did credit unions perform in fourth quarter?

By Michelle Parker | Feb. 21, 2017

Credit unions are on track to hit $2.3 billion in participations sold in fourth quarter 2016.

By Liz Furman | Feb. 21, 2017

Credit unions added more than 10,000 employees nationwide over the course of 2016.

By Rebecca Wessler | Feb. 13, 2017

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

By Greg Gonsalves | Feb. 13, 2017

Indirect loans are taking an ever-increasing share of the auto portfolio, but growth is not even across credit union location and size.

By Michelle Parker | Feb. 13, 2017

Fourth quarter trends suggest credit unions will break MBL records.

By Marc Rapport | Feb. 6, 2017

NCUA leader says expansion of acceptable bonds and other criteria for new membership markets is regulatory relief that doesn’t run counter to the Drumpf administration’s ban on new rules. Bankers have sued.

By Rebecca Wessler | Feb. 6, 2017

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

By Erik Payne | Feb. 1, 2017

Though it’ll be a nail biter.

By Rebecca Wessler | Jan. 30, 2017

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

By Erik Payne | Jan. 25, 2017

In episode 713, CreditUnions.com associate editor Erik Payne talks some of 2016's top marketing efforts for credit unions, and the results from each campaign.

By Michelle Parker | Jan. 23, 2017

The latest technology trends according to TMG can help credit unions stay ahead of the pack.

By Erik Payne | Jan. 23, 2017

What’s in for 2017? What will they leave behind in 2016?

By Rebecca Wessler | Jan. 23, 2017

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

By Michelle Parker | Jan. 19, 2017

To better serve our fellow Americans, we must look closely at the “unbanking” phenomenon that is gripping our new middle class.

By Rebecca Wessler | Jan. 17, 2017

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

By Erik Payne | Jan. 12, 2017

What the future holds for the venerable industry.

By Rebecca Wessler | Jan. 9, 2017

The staff at CreditUnions.com has devised four ways to make reading a better experience in 2017. And there’s more to come.

By Rebecca Wessler | Jan. 9, 2017

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

By Erik Payne | Jan. 4, 2017

Results from a recent TimeTrade survey shed light on the member experience.

By Rebecca Wessler | Jan. 2, 2017

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

By Rebecca Wessler | Dec. 26, 2016

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

By Rebecca Wessler | Dec. 19, 2016

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

By Michelle Parker | Dec. 19, 2016

A surge in deposits helps prepare the books for interest rate increases.

By Erik Payne | Dec. 14, 2016

The credit union's integrated marketing campaigns help spread and support the messages from its sole sponsor group.

By Rebecca Wessler | Dec. 12, 2016

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

By Michelle Parker | Dec. 12, 2016

Interactions with and baseline knowledge of technology drives the majority of loan operations.

By Michelle Parker | Dec. 9, 2016

Digital offerings and strategies that drive online mortgage originations are put to the test at the annual Digital Mortgage Conference in San Francisco.

By Rebecca Wessler | Dec. 5, 2016

Six things to know this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Liz Furman | Dec. 5, 2016

A top-line evaluation of the market is a great way to begin assessing a new or existing core processor relationship.

By Marc Rapport | Dec. 1, 2016

Class-action suits pile up and it’s very easy to run afoul of complex, outdated regulations surrounding auto-calls and collections.

By Callahan & Associates | Dec. 1, 2016

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

By Rebecca Wessler | Dec. 1, 2016

The year of the monkey is in the books. Say hello to the year of the rooster.

By Liz Furman | Dec. 1, 2016

13 words and phrases that will help you fit right in with the millennial generation. Plus, a word search of credit union whose names call to mind these phrases.

By Michelle Parker | Dec. 1, 2016

Besting national averages across various penetration and efficiency rates, financial cooperatives in the Keystone State are efficiently serving members and expanding books of business with their current staffing models.

By Liz Furman | Nov. 30, 2016

Credit union asset, loan, share, and member growth were strong in the third quarter of 2016, both for the industry and on a state-by-state level.

By Rebecca Wessler | Nov. 28, 2016

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

By Rebecca Wessler | Nov. 21, 2016

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

By Erik Payne | Nov. 17, 2016

Shares, member business loans, and the fallout from the Wells Fargo scandal. How did credit unions perform in the third quarter?

By Liz Furman | Nov. 15, 2016

With market uncertainty, it’s surprising to see a quarter-over-quarter and year-over-year increase in investments. Less surprising is the attraction of short-term investments.

By Michelle Parker | Nov. 15, 2016

The industry sets new records as the portfolio tops $58 billion. The top 10 list spans the nation.

By Michelle Parker | Nov. 15, 2016

The latest HMDA data is here. Check out trends in the mortgage industry, including state leaders.

By Sam Taft | Nov. 14, 2016

Credit unions posted a slight improvement in the efficiency ratio versus one year ago. Check out this leader table to see which credit unions beat the industry average.

By Liz Furman | Nov. 14, 2016

Callahan & Associates surveyed 333 credit unions to learn about automated decisioning practices in the consumer lending portfolio. What did it find?

By Rebecca Wessler | Nov. 14, 2016

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

By Marc Rapport | Nov. 9, 2016

Omnichannel integration is the secret sauce for lowering digital account abandonment rates.

By Rebecca Wessler | Nov. 7, 2016

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

By Michelle Parker | Nov. 7, 2016

What does new Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data say about credit union performance?

By Liz Furman | Nov. 4, 2016

In episode No. 658, Callahan Industry Analyst Liz Furman digs deep into national and regional data and debunks the myth that credit union membership and asset growth is strictly due to mergers.

By Erik Payne | Nov. 1, 2016

Conversions, barriers, and a 2017 outlook.

By Rebecca Wessler | Oct. 31, 2016

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

By Marc Rapport | Oct. 27, 2016

Financial tech trade show had big focus on increasing access to credit, both in rating risk and making lending fast and convenient.

By Erik Payne | Oct. 26, 2016

And we can prove it with credit union data.

By Marc Rapport | Oct. 26, 2016

Automation techniques that put Big Data to work powers multiple solutions highlighted around the annual Las Vegas payments solutions fest.

By Marc Rapport | Oct. 24, 2016

A Money 20/20 session on new credit scoring techniques highlights a new focus on financial inclusion and expanding the pool of potential borrowers.

By Rebecca Wessler | Oct. 24, 2016

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

By Marc Rapport | Oct. 23, 2016

CFPB Director Richard Cordray tells Money 20/20 audience about his agency’s programs to encourage product innovation, within limits.

By Marc Rapport | Oct. 20, 2016

First of three-phase implementation goes smoothly as the venerable ACH Network ramps up payments speed.

By Erik Payne | Oct. 19, 2016

More from the 2016 Credit Union Call Center Conference.

By Erik Payne | Oct. 18, 2016

More takeaways from the 2016 Credit Union Call Center Conference.

By Rebecca Wessler | Oct. 18, 2016

This quarter, Credit Union Strategy & Performance is all about showing off successes and looking forward to the future.

By Leigh Anne Terry | Oct. 18, 2016

Unscramble them and match the numbered boxes to unlock the key word that describes this quarter’s theme.

By Callahan & Associates | Oct. 18, 2016

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

By Liz Furman | Oct. 18, 2016

The Loan Star State has the highest number of credit unions at 475, and its stellar growth and member metrics evokes the saying “Don’t mess with Texas.”

By Erik Payne | Oct. 17, 2016

Plus, additional takeaways from the first day of the 2016 Credit Union Call Center Conference.

By Rebecca Wessler | Oct. 17, 2016

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

By Rebecca Wessler | Oct. 10, 2016

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

By Erik Payne | Oct. 4, 2016

More from Empower U 2016.

By Rebecca Wessler | Oct. 3, 2016

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

By Liz Furman | Sept. 29, 2016

Student lending predatory practices at big banks highlight the credit union difference.

By Erik Payne | Sept. 29, 2016

Takeaways from Empower U 2016, as well as how one credit union lowered its average member age.

By Rebecca Wessler | Sept. 26, 2016

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

By Michelle Parker | Sept. 21, 2016

In episode No. 635, Callahan senior industry analyst Michelle Parker shares how credit unions in Iowa, Arkansas, Ohio, and Mississippi lead the nation in mortgage lending growth.

By Sam Taft | Sept. 19, 2016

Outstanding student loans at credit unions have increased 16.0% since second quarter 2015. Which credit unions lead the nation in student loan balances?

By Rebecca Wessler | Sept. 19, 2016

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

By Marc Rapport | Sept. 15, 2016

After years of integration, core processing platforms remain at the heart of today’s credit union technology.

By Erik Payne | Sept. 14, 2016

The millennial-loved payments app turns to traditional advertising for the first time.

By Rebecca Wessler | Sept. 12, 2016

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

By Erik Payne | Sept. 9, 2016

More from the financial innovation event.

By Erik Payne | Sept. 8, 2016

What’s new and next at the country’s premier financial innovation event.

By Erik Payne | Sept. 7, 2016

... plus, the average monthly transactions and deposit amounts to aim for.

By Rebecca Wessler | Sept. 6, 2016

Five data points from this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Rebecca Wessler | Aug. 29, 2016

This week, CreditUnions.com profiles a new culture in Arizona, small dollar loans in New Mexico, and data insights nationwide.

By Chris Howard | Aug. 25, 2016

In episode No. 625, Callahan vice president Chris Howard and Mike Lawson discuss what credit unions can gain from a team-focused approach to development.

By Erik Payne | Aug. 23, 2016

Second quarter performance data tells a positive story: member growth has never been stronger, the loan faucet is still flowing, and credit unions are well-positioned from an interest rate risk perspective.

By Rebecca Wessler | Aug. 22, 2016

This week, CreditUnions.com showcases case studies from both large and small credit unions with excellent loan growth metrics, as well as looks at some larger lending trends.

By Liz Furman | Aug. 22, 2016

New car balances take up more of the portfolio, but big credit unions find big business in indirect lending.

By Liz Furman | Aug. 19, 2016

Second quarter data shows the industry’s ROA is up quarter-over-quarter but slightly down year-over-year.

By Stephanie Clark | Aug. 17, 2016

In episode No. 621, Callahan industry analyst Stephanie Clark talks with Mike Lawson to discuss why credit unions with less than $50 million in assets need new technology to survive in the marketplace.

By Michelle Parker | Aug. 16, 2016

Second quarter data shows industry real estate loan growth is strong, but lenders should take portfolio quality and state-level trends into consideration.

By Rebecca Wessler | Aug. 15, 2016

This week, CreditUnions.com shows how some credit unions conduct annual reviews — and one credit union that doesn't.

By Erik Payne | Aug. 11, 2016

ANECA FCU knows that lemonade stands are serious business.

By Marc Rapport | Aug. 11, 2016

Reactions vary as the credit union industry prepares for its primary regulator to add ‘S’ to CAMEL.

By Liz Furman | Aug. 11, 2016

Like your golf score, your credit union’s efficiency ratio should be low.

By Stephanie Clark | Aug. 9, 2016

Second quarter lending puts credit unions on the path to another record-breaking year. As of June 2016, three loan products accounted for more than 81% of the annual growth.

By Rebecca Wessler | Aug. 8, 2016

Sure, credit unions are not-for-profit financial institutions, but that doesn't mean they can exist without steady sources of income. See how credit unions are making money and deepening relationships this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Liz Furman | Aug. 5, 2016

Overall delinquency is following the traditional cycle, but this year’s numbers might indicate a break in generally declining delinquency rates.

By Marc Rapport | Aug. 4, 2016

The regulator’s move may be first step of more relief to come.

By Erik Payne | Aug. 2, 2016

The game is hot now, but what do you do when that Next Big Thing comes along?

By Rebecca Wessler | Aug. 1, 2016

CreditUnions.com rounds up examples of successful social media strategies — as well as identifies alternatives to Facebook and Twitter — to help credit unions take their social presence to the next level.

By Rebecca Wessler | July 25, 2016

This week, CreditUnions.com profiles institutions building and designing meaningful branch locations. Plus, we kickoff a special series detailing the search for Jim Blaine's successor.

By Rebecca Wessler | July 18, 2016

This week, CreditUnions.com compares and contrasts the different strategies credit unions are using to build their credit card portfolios.

By Marc Rapport | July 11, 2016

Mobile banking adoption lag? SWBC panelists describe their yen for mobile integration combined with financial education.

By Rebecca Wessler | July 11, 2016

This week, CreditUnions.com looks at best practices to make the most of mobile and online strategies.

By Erik Payne | July 7, 2016

The Arizona-based institution set up a hashtag to drive awareness and donations to the cause.

By Rebecca Wessler | July 5, 2016

This week, CreditUnions.com takes a look at the role CUSOs play in compliance. Plus, enjoy our Graphic Of The Week on the competitive advantage technology offers credit unions.

By Rebecca Wessler | July 4, 2016

There's a lot of uncertainty in the financial markets, but in credit union land, members are learning cooperative roots run deep.

By Callahan & Associates | July 4, 2016

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

By Michelle Parker | July 4, 2016

Utah credit unions set new records in loan originations, members, shares, loans, and much more in the first quarter of 2016. More members than ever are choosing Utah credit unions as their financial institution of choice, which is driving up penetration metrics and average member relationships across the state.

By Leigh Anne Terry | July 4, 2016

Take a breather from your summer reading list and try to find these entertaining credit unions.

By Erik Payne | July 4, 2016

L’Oréal, Chick-fil-A, Wal-Mart, and McDonald’s all offer best practices to help credit unions tell their story.

By Marc Rapport | June 30, 2016

Future shock, building a credit union blockchain, and a sustainable initiative to create credit union awareness were all topics at America’s Credit Union Conference.

By Erik Payne | June 29, 2016

Credit unions are providing programs, products, and services to help households in need.

By Marc Rapport | June 27, 2016

Day two at ACUC sees focus on polling, projects, the regulatory burden, and how to compete.

By Suzanne McGann | June 27, 2016

CU InfoSecurity Conference speakers tell attendees they need better artificial intelligence capabilities to thwart cyber attacks.

By Marc Rapport | June 27, 2016

Small credit union roundtable kicks off ACUC with discussion on business and thought collaboration, and on the loss of intellectual capital.

By Rebecca Wessler | June 27, 2016

This week, CreditUnions.com is keying in on the different ways credit unions are improving member financial health and wellness.

By Marc Rapport | June 23, 2016

New regs would provide a safe harbor under NCUA rule, but some say the effects could re-define small-dollar lending and sharply reduce availability.

By Rebecca Wessler | June 20, 2016

Analyzing various data sets can unlock valuable insights to the wants, needs, and expectations of an institution's membership. But who owns business analytics at credit unions across the nation?

By Callahan & Associates | June 20, 2016

Peer-to-Peer has a new packet of displays that offers a more nuanced dissection of loan performance in more than a dozen categories.

By Marc Rapport | June 17, 2016

NAFCU conference attendees hear of hope for change in Washington, how size and gender matters in executive pay, and that risk management includes reputations.

By Marc Rapport | June 15, 2016

Credit unions correlate giving back and growing loans, while accounting standards and succession planning spur table talk.

By Marc Rapport | June 14, 2016

Empowering and engaging potential new homeowners and honoring obligations to military borrowers get close scrutiny at opening day of NAFCU’s annual conference.

By Erik Payne | June 14, 2016

What to take away from the conference at the “interface of psychology and economics?”

By Rebecca Wessler | June 13, 2016

This week, CreditUnions.com focuses on the different metrics credit unions can use to measure and benchmark performance, whether looking to manage risk or guide loan growth.

By Marc Rapport | June 9, 2016

PSCU reports “a couple hundred thousand dollars” in saved chargebacks already as the big card brands prepare solutions to perceptions of chip card speed trap.

By Liz Furman | June 6, 2016

Indirect auto lending overtook direct lending one year ago, and first quarter data shows no sign of a slow down.

By Rebecca Wessler | June 6, 2016

This week, CreditUnions.com looks at different sources of auto loans, from the indirect channel to leases, and considers the possibility of a subprime auto bubble.

By Stephanie Clark | June 3, 2016

Regional credit union data shows cooperatives in the western states posted impressive growth during first quarter.

By Michelle Parker | June 1, 2016

Real estate originations and balances climbed in the first quarter of 2016, showing the credit union industry is well positioned to serve the housing needs of members.

By Rebecca Wessler | May 30, 2016

This week, CreditUnions.com looks at hiring and training strategies from credit unions across the industry.

By Liz Furman | May 30, 2016

Low oil prices can seem great at the pump, but some states are feeling the pinch.

By Rebecca Wessler | May 23, 2016

This week, CreditUnions.com features case studies of credit unions tackling one of five aspects of a strong SEG relationship.

By Marc Rapport | May 19, 2016

Examiners expected to follow new mobile rules from joint regulator council.

By Michelle Parker | May 18, 2016

Amid an industry trend of strong share growth, one credit union’s community partnership helps it stand out.

By Marc Rapport | May 18, 2016

Credit unions again set new marks in major measurements of industry strength, and Callahan's Trendwatch webinar has the details.

By Victoria Taylor | May 17, 2016

The Marketo Marketing Nation Summit that took place last week in Las Vegas mixed blasts from the past with its best practices to blast emails.

By Rebecca Wessler | May 16, 2016

This week, CreditUnions.com spotlights industry efforts to support innovation in the form of incubators, startups, CUSOs, and more.

By Liz Furman | May 10, 2016

Membership growth is on the rise across the industry, but the performance of one New York credit union makes it a notable outlier.

By Stephanie Clark | May 10, 2016

With a few weeks to go before the NCUA officially releases first quarter data, early numbers reveal four notable highlights for total income, income composition, fee income, and more.

By Erik Payne | May 9, 2016

What role can cooperatives play in an industry that was at one point considered a disruptor?

By Stephanie Clark | May 9, 2016

Credit union lending reached a record high of $796.5 billion in 2015 as cooperatives posted year-over-year growth in every major loan category.

By Rebecca Wessler | May 9, 2016

This week, CreditUnions.com drills down into the loan portfolio and explores the ways different credit unions are growing loans.

By Erik Payne | May 4, 2016

Takeaways from the NBPCA’s conference.

By Rebecca Wessler | May 2, 2016

It's no secret the compliance burden on credit unions has increased in recent years. But exactly how much regulation has there been? And what are institutions doing to ease the burden?

By Rebecca Wessler | April 30, 2016

Credit unions are a financial services option different by design. So why not show members what they are a part of right from the get-go?

By Leigh Anne Terry | April 30, 2016

Find your favorite weather and nature references in the names of credit unions location from the scorching Southwest to the frigid North.

By Callahan & Associates | April 30, 2016

There are 20 credit unions that boast an auto loan penetration rate of more than 50%. Who are they?

By Callahan & Associates | April 30, 2016

Which credit unions lead the nation in 12-month first mortgage origination growth?

By Marc Rapport | April 30, 2016

What do credit union executives hope to accomplish in the coming year? Feedback from the 2016 Executive Outlook Survey shines a light on a few things.

By Callahan & Associates | April 30, 2016

Virginia credit unions set records in loan originations, members, shares, loans, and much more in 2015. More members than ever are choosing Virginia credit unions as their financial institution of choice, driving up penetration metrics and average member relationships across the state.

By Callahan & Associates | April 30, 2016

Which credit unions posted the largest growth in loan and share balances per member?

By Callahan & Associates | April 30, 2016

Real comments from online review sites can help credit unions fortify morale on the frontline, find a middle ground between vocal members and the silent majority, and learn how to loan for a lifetime.

By Callahan & Associates | April 30, 2016

Which credit unions topped the charts in returning value to members?

By Callahan & Associates | April 30, 2016

Which credit unions are investing dollars in and loaning money to credit union service organizations?