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ARTICLES BY Sam Taft

By Sam Taft | Aug. 26, 2019

Incorporating peer analysis is an ideal way to enhance the impact of planning season.

By Sam Taft | June 3, 2019

Stronger than expected seasonal first quarter inflows contributed to the largest quarterly jump since 2009. The average yield on investments also hit a 10-year high.

By Sam Taft | May 20, 2019

Today’s smart credit union leaders are leveraging data to benchmark and track goals, identify opportunities, and uncover weaknesses.

By Sam Taft | April 18, 2019

ALM First Financial Institute presenters provide in-depth look at funding, liquidity options, and strategies as asset liability management stays top of mind.

By Sam Taft | Oct. 22, 2018

The total number of credit unions dropped by 50 in the second quarter, and membership expanded 4.3%, the equivalent of 4.7 million new members. What else happened in the second quarter?

By Sam Taft | Oct. 1, 2018

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

By Sam Taft | Sept. 20, 2018

Callahan’s chief analyst shares his takeaways from ALM First’s Financial Forum.

By Sam Taft | May 14, 2018

Numbers show that credit unions engaged with multi-owned CUSOs outperform those who aren’t.

By Sam Taft | March 12, 2018

In a changing economic environment, balance sheet management is top-of-mind with credit union executives.

By Sam Taft | Feb. 5, 2018

Growth percentiles in major lending categories highlight opportunity and success in the credit union loan portfolio.