Data Cycle

4Q 2018

By Samantha Cristobal | June 3, 2019

Since year-end 2017, credit unions have gone from financing 19.7% of auto loans on the market to 20.5%.

By Aman Johal | June 3, 2019

Annual growth in auto loans was the fastest of any major loan product at U.S. credit unions. Dig deeper to learn why.

By Samantha Cristobal | May 27, 2019

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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By Samantha Cristobal | April 30, 2019

Annual credit union loan growth was slower in 2018 than in 2017, but there is still evidence that loan demand remains robust.

By Marc Rapport | April 29, 2019

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.

By Marc Rapport | April 22, 2019

Savvy credit unions benchmark their performance against similar institutions to establish more meaningful goals and performance evaluations.

By Jay Johnson | April 8, 2019

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.

By Aman Johal | April 8, 2019

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?

By Marc Rapport | April 8, 2019

Callahan data shows record loan originations as well as an uptick in ROA in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas.

By Erik Payne | April 1, 2019

Think about the power of common bonds while finding these credit unions with similar names.

By Aman Johal | April 1, 2019

What credit unions need to know about members, lending, asset quality, share balances, and more at fourth quarter 2018.

By Erik Payne | April 1, 2019

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.

By Erik Payne | April 1, 2019

For MSUFCU, 2019 will be defined by delivery channels, members, and employees.

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The Road Ahead

By Rebecca Wessler | April 1, 2019

Twelve finalists across three categories show what it means to push the leading edge in credit union technology.

By Marc Rapport | April 1, 2019

The company’s payments platform uses a collection of data sources to generate advice as well as pay bills.

By Marc Rapport | April 1, 2019

The company’s CardValet white label app allows members to set extensive card controls that boost engagement while fighting fraud.

By Marc Rapport | April 1, 2019

The lending and marketing automation platform offers qualified members loan approvals on their schedule, not the FI’s.

By Erik Payne | April 1, 2019

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.

By Erik Payne | April 1, 2019

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?

By Rebecca Wessler | April 1, 2019

Callahan’s associates offer their take on the best books for credit union leaders.

By Marc Rapport | April 1, 2019

Real comments from online review sites to inform strategies, policies, and practices.

By Samantha Cristobal | April 1, 2019

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.

By Samantha Cristobal | April 1, 2019

Consumer optimism, debt levels, deposit balances, and more. Get a glimpse of what happened across the United States in the fourth quarter.

By Aman Johal | March 25, 2019

Largely a result of rising loan demand and interest rate trends, the amount of income generated at credit unions expanded throughout 2018.

By Aman Johal | March 11, 2019

More credit union employees are making more money than they did one year ago.

By Maya Neuman | March 11, 2019

U.S. credit unions reported a 169-basis-point decline in the efficiency ratio year-over-year. And that’s a good thing.

By Sharon Simpson | Feb. 25, 2019

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.

By Katy Slater | Feb. 25, 2019

Doing the right thing is a business model that combines profit, passion, and the pursuit of happiness.

By Samantha Cristobal | Feb. 25, 2019

Share balances are increasing across the country, but growth is especially notable at one Maryland credit union.

By Maya Neuman | Feb. 21, 2019

As lending rolls along at U.S. credit unions, members show their appreciation by making timely payments.

By Samantha Cristobal | Feb. 19, 2019

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.

By Alix Patterson | Feb. 19, 2019

Credit unions should harness the power of technology to provide real-time updates on their financial and social impact.

By Aman Johal | Feb. 14, 2019

Find out how credit unions performed in 2018, 10 years after the economic downturn.

By Samantha Cristobal | Feb. 11, 2019

Total dividends are on track to increase 30.5% as credit unions take advantage of the rising interest rate environment.

By Maya Neuman | Feb. 7, 2019

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.

By Aman Johal | Jan. 31, 2019

Member relationships run deep at U.S. credit unions. Test your fourth quarter knowledge of these three fundamental member metrics.