Data Cycle

4Q 2015

By Stephanie Clark | June 6, 2016

More than 19 million members hold an auto loan originated by a credit union. What does that mean for the industry’s auto loan portfolio?

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 Marc Rapport | April 30, 2016

Callahan’s annual Executive Outlook Survey shines a light on the economic challenges and opportunities for credit unions in the months ahead.


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By Erik Payne | April 30, 2016

How the Virginia-based institution introduced a culture of growth and set an ambitious goal for the end of the decade.

By Callahan & Associates | April 30, 2016

A break down of the industry’s financial performance and impact in fourth quarter 2015.

By Jon Jeffreys | April 30, 2016

Credit unions have the opportunity to build on historic growth by helping members achieve fiscal fitness, one family at a time.

By Callahan & Associates | April 30, 2016

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

By Jay Johnson | April 30, 2016

Credit unions are operating from a position of strength; now, credit union leaders want to leverage that strength to have a greater impact on their members and communities in the area of financial health.

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

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

By Callahan & Associates | April 30, 2016

Which credit unions are members choosing to make their primary financial institution?

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 Rebecca Wessler | April 30, 2016

Credit Union Strategy & Performance is in new, but familiar, hands.

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

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 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 Dwight Johnston | April 28, 2016

As peak season for home sales approaches, the outlook for mortgage lending remains positive.

By Alix Patterson | April 18, 2016

The best of the best? What’s that mean? Serving everyone is the ultimate sustainable model for capitalism and for credit unions, the original crowdfunders.

By Sam Taft | April 1, 2016

At year-end 2015, see which credit unions lead the way in six key cooperative metrics.

By Callahan & Associates | Feb. 24, 2016

Callahan & Associates analyzes membership, loans, shares, and other growing metrics as a part of Trendwatch 4Q 2015.

By Callahan & Associates | Feb. 19, 2016

Learn how credit unions performed in fourth quarter 2015 and find new opportunities in today's economic environment.

By Stephanie Clark | Feb. 18, 2016

Year-end data shows credit unions lent $1.1 billion per day on average in 2015. But, there's more.

By Sam Taft | Feb. 18, 2016

The nation’s credit unions made strides in fourth quarter 2015, setting records in originations and market share.

By Erik Payne | Feb. 17, 2016

Fourth quarter performance data showcases a milestone year, with growing momentum for credit unions and unprecedented value being generated among their membership.

By Sam Taft | Feb. 15, 2016

How much money did credit unions lend in 2015? How much loan interest did credit unions return to members? How many institutions offered financial education? All that and more in this year's report.

By Stephanie Clark | Feb. 8, 2016

Credit union lending accelerates to an all-time high in the fourth quarter of 2015.

By Stephanie Clark | Feb. 3, 2016

2015 was a record breaking year across many metrics for credit unions. Auto lending was no exception, with auto loan balances projected to have reached an all-time high of $264.7 billion in December 2015.

By Sam Taft | Feb. 2, 2016

Despite a red-hot lending market, credit union share balances increase through the end of the year.

By Victoria Taylor | Feb. 2, 2016

With more than 85% of the industry reporting in Callahan & Associates’ FirstLook Program, early data trends suggest another quarter of double-digit loan growth.

By Marc Rapport | Jan. 18, 2016

As USAlliance works to increase traffic to its remote channels, it recognizes the branch is still the No. 1 place to deepen relationships and cross-sell.

By Erik Payne | Jan. 4, 2016

In this Q&A, the CEO of Listerhill Credit Union discusses how the Alabama institution searches for relevancy, speaks to Gen Z, and captures business at the point of purchase.

By Sharon Simpson | Jan. 4, 2016

Why three credit unions are turning to team-based learning to develop current and future leaders.

By Jay Johnson | Jan. 4, 2016

Now’s the time to double down on the credit union difference and spread financial wealth and wellness.

By Chris Howard | Jan. 4, 2016

Cyber risk touches every part of a credit union, so CEOs and other members of the C-suite must prepare for real-time, hands-on management of such events.

By Jon Jeffreys | Jan. 4, 2016

Crowdfunding provides opportunities for credit unions, small businesses, investors, and local communities.

By Chris Howard | Jan. 4, 2016

If credit unions can embrace the idea of Collaboration 3.0, they can become the disruptors rather than the disrupted.

By E.C. Harrison | Nov. 11, 2015

Experiences in high-tech manufacturing, small business services, and the rodeo have prepared Kim Alexander, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Warren Federal Credit Union, for her role at a high-growth credit union.

By Sharon Simpson | Oct. 28, 2015

Members of this Grand Canyon State cooperative are giving new identity authentication options the thumbs-up.

By Sharon Simpson | Oct. 26, 2015

Altra Credit Union’s specialized strategy to develop relationships with youth and gain long-term loyalty has helped the Wisconsin institution decrease its average member age by five years.

By Stephanie Clark | Oct. 26, 2015

Members expect more options for technology and convenience than ever before. The power of mobile not only provides that for members but also helps credit unions reduce costs.

By Ted Goldwyn | Sept. 14, 2015

Navy Federal offers the newest solutions in mobile wallets and shares how smaller credit unions can, too.