Data Cycle

3Q 2014

By Drew Grossman | Jan. 22, 2015

Originally bound to the railroad industry, this once-small cooperative struck out on its own and is now on track to become Southwest Virginia’s premier financial institution.

By Jay Johnson | Jan. 22, 2015

A stronger economy, more reserved regulatory environment, and ever-growing public awareness are all good signs for credit union members and the nation in 2015.

By Callahan & Associates | Jan. 22, 2015

Virginia credit unions have many positive trends working for them as they head into 2015, including excellent loan and membership growth.


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By Drew Grossman | Jan. 22, 2015

How a growing credit union is increasing community awareness and ramping up relevance through responsive, daily marketing.

By Callahan & Associates | Jan. 22, 2015

A break down of the industry’s financial performance and impact in 3Q 2014.

By Aaron Pugh | Jan. 22, 2015

Don’t bemoan a streak of bad luck: harness it. Fate dealt these fledgling businesses a bad hand, but their mentalities carried them through to ultimate success.

By Leigh Anne Terry | Jan. 22, 2015

No need to worry — there will be no televised tournaments, no flaming dresses, and no revolutions. Instead, take pencil to paper to find some of the tastier brand names in the credit union community. Be sure to check online for the solution and may the odds be ever in your favor!

By Aaron Pugh | Jan. 22, 2015

Two credit unions share how they bring workplace ideas, issues, and opportunities to the surface.

By Aaron Pugh | Jan. 22, 2015

Employees have numerous reasons for jumping ship. Here’s how to mitigate those grievances.

By Leigh Anne Terry | Jan. 22, 2015

How to reinvent your business model without losing your identity.

By Rebecca Wessler | Jan. 20, 2015

Debra Vollmer, senior vice president at Langley Federal Credit Union, reflects on her leadership style, lessons learned during her career, and opportunities for the industry.

By Aaron Pugh | Jan. 19, 2015

ESL Federal Credit Union is living proof that you get back what you put in, but you don’t have to break the bank doing it.

By Aaron Pugh | Jan. 5, 2015

Don’t just be a commenter in the game of life, be an active player.

By Callahan & Associates | Jan. 5, 2015

Real comments from online review sites can help credit unions refine their employee development, defuse member conflicts, and understand how to become more than a business.

By Callahan & Associates, Inc. | Dec. 22, 2014

Educators Credit Union discusses the Leadership Educators internal training program.

By Callahan & Associates, Inc. | Dec. 22, 2014

Educators Credit Union discusses the strategy and results behind a training program that creates an internal ladder to leadership.

By Callahan & Associates, Inc. | Dec. 22, 2014

Callahan chairman Chip Filson and analyst Janet Lee analyze total current price risk and short-term liquidity as a percentage of shares.

By Callahan & Associates, Inc. | Dec. 8, 2014

Callahan & Associates chairman Chip Filson and industry analyst Janet Lee discuss how to examine a credit union's ALM trends and identify how those trends compare to peers.

Investment balances decline with consumer lending at a record pace.

By Marc Rapport | Dec. 1, 2014

Two credit unions share the benefits and drawbacks of mix-and-match and single-vendor strategies.

By Marc Rapport | Dec. 1, 2014

After years of customizing its core system, KeyPoint decided a streamlined alternative would better suit its needs. So it re-converted to its existing platform

By Sam Taft | Dec. 1, 2014

Large players at the top of the market aren’t the only providers making gains as forward-thinking small providers enter the scene.

By Marc Rapport | Dec. 1, 2014

Two shared-core partnerships explain how to secure a better seat at the technology table.

By Aaron Pugh | Nov. 24, 2014

The line between fun and meaningful is a moving target, but these two credit unions have some golden rules that help them hit the bull’s-eye every time.

By Callahan & Associates, Inc. | Nov. 20, 2014

Callahan COO Alix Patterson and industry analyst Andrew Bolton discuss national mortgage industry trends and measuring impact in a specific market with HMDA data.

By Callahan & Associates, Inc. | Nov. 17, 2014

Callahan's quarterly Trendwatch presentation is now available. Learn how credit unions performed in 3Q14 and find new opportunities in today's encouraging economic environment.

By Rebecca Wessler | Nov. 12, 2014

Third quarter performance demonstrates how commitment to members is helping credit unions deliver better value.

By Janet Lee | Nov. 6, 2014

Wright-Patt Credit Union’s first mortgage portfolio expands 16% thanks to a significant growth in ARMs.

By Andrew Bolton | Nov. 5, 2014

This northern Minnesota financial co-op boosted its consumer lending almost four times higher in the first nine months of 2014.

By Erik Payne | Oct. 1, 2014

This Virginia-based cooperative powerhouse dishes out key lessons in leadership, culture, adaptability, and the value of strategic aggression.