Data Cycle

4Q 2012

By Parth Kapoor | May 17, 2013

By Alix Patterson | May 15, 2013

By Parth Kapoor | May 13, 2013

From credit cards to share accounts, business is booming at credit unions.


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By Aaron Pugh | May 13, 2013

A Nebraska credit union deepens relationships by aligning institutional resources behind the efforts of a dedicated salesperson.

By Aaron Pugh | May 6, 2013

Lake Michigan Credit Union partners with other lenders and an HGTV star to take the top spot in regional market share.

By Parth Kapoor | May 2, 2013

By Andrew Bolton | May 1, 2013

By Mark Reed | April 30, 2013

By Alix Patterson | April 29, 2013

By Melissa Forsyth | April 25, 2013

By Melissa Forsyth | April 24, 2013

Element Credit Union looks toward vendor partnership to better serve its members.

Credit unions still hold over $386 billion in investments and must seek out ways to maximize yield without sacrificing flexibility.

By Mark Reed | April 19, 2013

By Parth Kapoor | April 18, 2013

By Yun Ma | April 18, 2013

With dividend bonuses, credit unions drive home the message that their members are appreciated by timing the payouts with a holiday.

By Melissa Forsyth | April 17, 2013

Element Credit Union introduced paperless operations to increase member interaction in its branches.

By Parth Kapoor | April 17, 2013

By Andrew Bolton | April 16, 2013

By Wacom | April 15, 2013

International financial peers demonstrate the value of a digitalized signature system for US-based cooperatives.

Partner Perspective
Mobile Mania

By PSCU | April 15, 2013

Smartphones have become a driving force for innovation and credit union relevance.

By Q2 | April 15, 2013

As the number of tablet users grow, so do their preferences for the devices.

By Mark Reed | April 15, 2013

Like banks and thrifts, credit unions are shuttering more branches while stepping up technology at their remaining locations.

By Aaron Pugh | April 15, 2013

Element Federal Credit Union demonstrates how small cooperatives can successfully lead their members, their communities, and the cooperative system forward.

By Mark Reed | April 15, 2013

By Mark Reed | April 11, 2013

By Melissa Forsyth | April 10, 2013

Element uses call-ahead services to make the most of its technology, as well as its members' time.

By Mark Reed | April 10, 2013

By Mark Reed | April 9, 2013

By Sharon Simpson | April 8, 2013

APCO Employees Credit Union keeps its operational edge through economic booms and busts.

By Drew Grossman | April 8, 2013

Maroon Financial Credit Union lowered its efficiency ratio by generating more revenue from an expanded mortgage origination campaign.

By Aaron Pugh | April 8, 2013

How to use readily available resources, people, and technology to trim the excess and hit your efficiency stride.

By Parth Kapoor | April 8, 2013

Although credit unions spent more in 2012 for every dollar of income, their operating expenses as a proportion of total assets actually declined.

By Andrew Bolton | April 5, 2013

By remaining vigilant of interest rate risk and implementing mitigation strategies, credit unions can continue to safely provide great mortgage options to members.

By Alix Patterson | April 5, 2013

By Drew Grossman | April 4, 2013

Video conferencing offers members the right mix of efficiency and personalization.

By Parth Kapoor | April 4, 2013

By Melissa Forsyth | April 3, 2013

Element Federal Credit Union strives for a 90% loan-to-share ratio by providing new options for members.

By Mark Reed | April 3, 2013

By Callahan & Associates | April 2, 2013

The answers.

By Alix Patterson | April 2, 2013

By Andrew Bolton | April 1, 2013

By Aaron Pugh | April 1, 2013

A focus on key institutional strengths and the unique priorities of its membership yields unprecedented opportunity for a small West Virginia cooperative.

By Melissa Forsyth | March 29, 2013

Linda Bodie, CEO of Element Credit Union, looks to outside technology services for inspiration on how to improve member service.

By Alix Patterson | March 29, 2013

By Parth Kapoor | March 28, 2013

By Mark Reed | March 27, 2013

By Andrew Bolton | March 26, 2013

By Parth Kapoor | March 25, 2013

By Melissa Forsyth | March 22, 2013

Element Federal Credit Union has been balancing its virtual channels and two physical branches to serve its state-wide member base.

By Mark Reed | March 22, 2013

By Andrew Bolton | March 21, 2013

By Parth Kapoor | March 20, 2013

By Alix Patterson | March 19, 2013

By Aaron Pugh | March 19, 2013

The CEO of Element FCU talks about the success of the cooperative she was instrumental in creating.

By Mark Reed | March 18, 2013

By Mark Reed | March 14, 2013

By Alix Patterson | March 13, 2013

By Parth Kapoor | March 12, 2013

By Aaron Pugh | March 11, 2013

As legal precedents and legislative guidelines pave a clearer path for adopting electronic signatures, credit unions have become more comfortable ditching ink and paper.

By Yun Ma | March 11, 2013

In the midst of an intensified string of cyber attacks against financial institutions, the best defense is to think like a hacker.

By Aaron Pugh | March 11, 2013

A focused sales mentality in remote services has led to unprecedented ROI for one Indiana credit union.

By Parth Kapoor | March 11, 2013

The latest survey from Callahan & Associates takes a deep dive into technology deployment metrics and investment trends to spotlight the growing momentum behind virtual business strategies.

By Andrew Bolton | March 11, 2013

By Alix Patterson | March 8, 2013

By Mark Reed | March 7, 2013

By Parth Kapoor | March 6, 2013

By Andrew Bolton | March 5, 2013

By Callahan & Associates | March 4, 2013

Bill Lawton, President & CEO with Community Financial Credit Union, shares what he believes has led to his credit union achieving a 109% loan to share ratio.

By Drew Grossman | March 4, 2013

Subprime auto loans can diversify loan portfolios while turning the people whose credit you help rebuild into long-term loyal members.

By Mark Reed | March 4, 2013

After the impressive gains in auto loan portfolios last year, credit unions may be poised for an even better 2013.

By Drew Grossman | March 4, 2013

Credit unions offer all-encompassing services, including a forum for buyers and sellers of used cars, to reduce fees and headaches for everyone.

By Yun Ma | March 4, 2013

A goliath for indirect lending shares its strategy to build membership through its booming auto loan business.

By Alix Patterson | March 4, 2013

By Chip Filson | Feb. 28, 2013

Now is the time for credit unions to ask critical questions about the soundness of the cooperative system.

By Parth Kapoor | Feb. 28, 2013

By Mark Reed | Feb. 27, 2013

By Mark Reed | Feb. 25, 2013

As credit unions broaden their membership base, many are also expanding the business they do with existing members.

By Callahan & Associates | Feb. 15, 2013

An overview of fourth quarter credit union performance and general economic outlook.

By TransUnion | Dec. 12, 2011

Credit unions can cautiously plan for a drop in late payments on home loans and credit cards by mid-2012, but not before a slight uptick.