Data Cycle

1Q 2016

By Stephanie Clark | Aug. 29, 2016

Penetration metrics are up across all major product types, with share draft penetration topping 50%.

By Liz Furman | Aug. 22, 2016

Loans surpassed $800 billon in the first three months of the year. Here’s how to make sure the industry's growing portfolio stays strong.

By Sam Taft | Aug. 22, 2016

Growth percentiles in major lending categories highlight opportunity and success in the credit union loan portfolio.


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By Callahan & Associates | Aug. 8, 2016

Total investments fell slightly as liquidity rose with share balances, following their usual pattern of posting the strongest growth in the first quarter of the year. What else happened in the first quarter of 2016?

By Dwight Johnston | Aug. 4, 2016

Bank of England cuts rates while the American traders chew on domestic numbers and the Fed waits for European picture to clear.

By Dwight Johnston | July 28, 2016

While yesterday's FOMC statement was one of the most positive in quite a while, you wouldn’t know it by looking at where the bond market ended.

By Dwight Johnston | July 21, 2016

Markets are set for day four of the summer snooze fest. If today ends up as dull as the first three days of this week, traders will have a lot of pent up energy to expend tomorrow.

By Dwight Johnston | July 14, 2016

Central bank across the pond chooses to hold rates steady, giving the pound a boost over there and, along with JP Morgan earnings, some market optimism over here.

By E.C. Harrison | July 4, 2016

The senior human resources manager at Credit Union 1 in Alaska shares tips to work with an office full of millennials as well as a veteran perspective on hiring and firing.

By Callahan & Associates | July 4, 2016

Twenty-eight graphs, charts, and maps that evaluate credit union performance in the first quarter of 2016.

By Marc Rapport | July 4, 2016

New employer group strategies and a focus on financial wellness have helped KCT get back to basics and sparked a sharp recovery at the suburban Chicago credit union.

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 Dwight Johnston | July 4, 2016

How three possible rate paths could throw a curveball during the 2017 budgeting process.

By Stephanie Clark | July 4, 2016

Tips to build a board report, measure goals, identify desirable new branch locations, and study a credit union’s position in the mortgage marketplace.

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 Jay Johnson | July 4, 2016

Credit unions’ overarching focus on creating and delivering value to members provides a solid foundation for steady performance while markets whipsaw in the face of uncertainties.

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 Leigh Anne Terry | July 4, 2016

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

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 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 Liz Furman | May 30, 2016

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

By Callahan & Associates | May 24, 2016

Learn how credit unions performed in first quarter 2016 and find new opportunities in today's economic environment.

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 Chip Filson | May 17, 2016

Three critical questions about the corporate resolution plan to be addressed at this Thursday's board meeting.

By Ted Goldwyn | May 16, 2016

How a New York credit union partners with startups to meet members’ growing demand for the latest technological developments.

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.