Financial Performance


By Aaron Pugh | July 1, 2010

The economic strength of CUSOs, signified by large yearly dividends and the success of the CUSO-centric services such as shared branching, boost the finances of participating credit unions and create a healthier bottom line for the industry.

By Nick Connors | May 12, 2010

With over 7,500 credit unions reporting March data in our FirstLook program, the industry as a whole remains in the black for the fourth consecutive quarter.

By Elliott Kashner | July 13, 2009

Three mutually reinforcing relationships at the core of the virtuous cycle promote credit union growth, even during times of economic fluctuation.

By Nick Connors | Aug. 11, 2008

One of the most important issues facing credit unions today is capital options. San Francisco Fire CU has developed an innovative solution in the form of their Member Capital Account.

By Nick Connors | June 16, 2008

While the average credit union ROA may have slipped in the first quarter of 2008, a little perspective can go a long way.

By Mike Werstuik | April 14, 2008

As earnings have been a major focus in the credit union media, the cause for the decline in net income may not be what you think. Two CUs also share their thoughts on the current environment.

By Lydia Cole | Dec. 17, 2007

Interest refunds and bonus dividends offer members additional value, extend the cooperative model, and differentiate your CU from the neighborhood bank.

By Lydia Cole | Dec. 3, 2007

Credit unions around the U.S. differentiate themselves by giving patronage refunds. What can we learn from their example?

By Callahan & Associates | Dec. 1, 2007

Three recent credit union announcements of patronage refunds as presented on the Credit Unions’ websites.

By Chip Filson | Dec. 1, 2007

Credit unions that make patronage refunds – rebates on loans and bonus dividends on savings – have the confidence to act on their vision of what credit unions should be. In this they have made a unique credit union differentiator and demonstrated some inspiring leadership.

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