Financial Performance


By Lydia Cole | Nov. 19, 2007

340 credit unions disbursed $67.5M in interest refunds to members in 2006. Should more credit unions think about the practice for 2007?

By Callahan & Associates | July 1, 2007

The first quarter was a good start in more ways than one.

By Jay Johnson | March 19, 2007

Ensuring employees understand the credit union difference is critical in educating members. One idea for how to demonstrate the difference to both may be to post recent press releases – the value difference in clear.

By Jon Jeffreys | March 13, 2006

Activist investors may be a thorn in the side of corporate America, but thinking like they do can focus credit union decisions about capital and investing.

By Molly Francis | March 6, 2006

Financial services headlines are talking about the impact of the changing bankruptcy law on the bottom line. During 2005, loan balances subject to bankruptcy in credit unions rose by 17 percent. But is this really what caused a decline in ROA?

By Tom Geggel | Nov. 28, 2005

Learn six distinct strategies to grow your shares in a period of slow growth. These best practices range from tiered pricing and bonus dividend approaches to marketing promotions.

By Tom Geggel | Oct. 31, 2005

The net spread per employee ratio is a productivity measure that portrays a wide array of business models among credit unions over $1 billion in assets.

By Tom Geggel | Oct. 24, 2005

CUs' dividend payout ratio dropped from 43 percent in 1998 to a low of 23 percent at the end of 2004. Are credit unions caught between a rock and a hard place?