Financial Performance


By Sam Brownell | April 26, 2010

Credit unions increased short-term borrowings at the beginning of 2009 but reduced their liabilities amid a flood of deposits.

By Callahan & Associates | Jan. 1, 2010

Now is the time to think about funding balance sheets during recovery.

By Callahan & Associates | April 1, 2009

With a design that withstands serious economic stress, credit unions saw posted near-record loan growth while other institutions are scaling back.


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By Callahan & Associates | Oct. 1, 2008

Many credit unions are not looking at loan protfolios heavily populated with fixed-rate loans originated during a (fairly lengthy) period of historically low-term interest rates.

By Dane Coalson | Sept. 15, 2008

By revamping an existing business lending program, Randolph-Brooks drove dramatic growth without compromising their strong member service.

By Mike Weber | Sept. 1, 2008

Members 1st FCU finds early success with recent launch of private student lending solution.

By Lydia Cole | May 19, 2008

As loan demand remains solid, credit unions are actively managing their liquidity. Borrowings are on the rise, up 74.1% over the past 12 months among credit unions participating in Callahan & Associates’ First Look program.

By Mike Werstuik | May 12, 2008

The Fed’s just-released March Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey reported banks are continuing to tighten mortgage lending standards. Meanwhile, credit unions are reporting double-digit increases in mortgage volume.

By Nick Connors | April 7, 2008

Total credit union borrowing rose in 2007, even as fewer credit unions reported outstanding balances. As credit unions continue to see increased loan demand, total borrowing may continue to rise.

By Jay Johnson | Dec. 17, 2007

After holding the Federal Funds rate at 5.25 percent for more than a year, the Federal Reserve has now lowered the target rate by one percent in less than two months. Will the reduction in rates be a positive for credit unions?