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Since year-end 2017, credit unions have gone from financing 19.7% of auto loans on the market to 20.5%.
Annual growth in auto loans was the fastest of any major loan product at U.S. credit unions. Dig deeper to learn why.
Commercial loans comprised 6.9% of the total lending portfolio at U.S. credit unions, an increase of 19 basis points from the same time last year.
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Annual credit union loan growth was slower in 2018 than in 2017, but there is still evidence that loan demand remains robust.
Callahan’s annual Executive Outlook Survey gathers insight on what’s top of mind for credit union leaders across the country as they navigate changing local and national economic conditions.
Savvy credit unions benchmark their performance against similar institutions to establish more meaningful goals and performance evaluations.
For credit unions to continue their strong performance in 2019 and beyond, they must focus on the needs of members as well as on the needs of those serving members.
Membership at U.S. credit unions increased 4.4% year-over-year and the average member relationship increased $542 in 2018. What else happened in the fourth quarter?
Callahan data shows record loan originations as well as an uptick in ROA in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas.
Think about the power of common bonds while finding these credit unions with similar names.
What credit unions need to know about members, lending, asset quality, share balances, and more at fourth quarter 2018.
Michigan State University Federal Credit Union is a growing financial cooperative, but changes to its membership and pressures from its size will influence the future of the nation’s largest university-based credit union.
For MSUFCU, 2019 will be defined by delivery channels, members, and employees.
Twelve finalists across three categories show what it means to push the leading edge in credit union technology.
The company’s payments platform uses a collection of data sources to generate advice as well as pay bills.
The company’s CardValet white label app allows members to set extensive card controls that boost engagement while fighting fraud.
The lending and marketing automation platform offers qualified members loan approvals on their schedule, not the FI’s.
Four years ago, Michigan State University Federal Credit Union adopted the Agile Method for its IT project management. See why the new model helps the credit union move faster.
Community giveback is one of Michigan State University Federal Credit Union’s strategic initiatives. How much did it give across 2018? How did that help the credit union grow?
Callahan’s associates offer their take on the best books for credit union leaders.
Real comments from online review sites to inform strategies, policies, and practices.
Florida credit unions reported year-over-year growth in deposits and loans in addition to reporting the highest share draft penetration of any state in the nation.
Consumer optimism, debt levels, deposit balances, and more. Get a glimpse of what happened across the United States in the fourth quarter.
Largely a result of rising loan demand and interest rate trends, the amount of income generated at credit unions expanded throughout 2018.
More credit union employees are making more money than they did one year ago.
U.S. credit unions reported a 169-basis-point decline in the efficiency ratio year-over-year. And that’s a good thing.
The CEO of LGFCU and Civic FCU discusses the importance of living with purpose, where he finds inspiration, and what credit unions really provide members.
Doing the right thing is a business model that combines profit, passion, and the pursuit of happiness.
Share balances are increasing across the country, but growth is especially notable at one Maryland credit union.
As lending rolls along at U.S. credit unions, members show their appreciation by making timely payments.
As interest rates tick up, the margin between interest income and interest expenses at U.S. credit unions slowly expands. Test your knowledge of the state of the net interest margin in the fourth quarter.
Credit unions should harness the power of technology to provide real-time updates on their financial and social impact.
Find out how credit unions performed in 2018, 10 years after the economic downturn.
Total dividends are on track to increase 30.5% as credit unions take advantage of the rising interest rate environment.
The federal funds rate increased four times in 2018. Test your knowledge on the role these rate hikes play in credit union loan and deposit pricing.
Member relationships run deep at U.S. credit unions. Test your fourth quarter knowledge of these three fundamental member metrics.