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By Sam Taft | Nov. 14, 2016

Credit unions posted a slight improvement in the efficiency ratio versus one year ago. Check out this leader table to see which credit unions beat the industry average.

By Sam Taft | Nov. 7, 2016

Check out how the credit union loan portfolio fared in the first six months of 2016.

By Sam Taft | Sept. 19, 2016

Outstanding student loans at credit unions have increased 16.0% since second quarter 2015. Which credit unions lead the nation in student loan balances?

By Sam Taft | Aug. 22, 2016

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

By Sam Taft | July 4, 2016

Credit unions with strong technology offerings outperform their peers in growth, penetration, and average relationships.

By Sam Taft | June 13, 2016

Lending and asset growth have been capturing industry headlines, but tight margins from sustained low interest rates and slowly rising operating expenses make some other benchmarks worth watching.

By Sam Taft | April 19, 2016

Credit unions must continue to build diversified income streams that strike a balance between profit and purpose.

By Sam Taft | April 1, 2016

At year-end 2015, see which credit unions lead the way in six key cooperative metrics.

By Sam Taft | March 21, 2016

Which states posted the highest change in loans to shares? What about in negative share growth? Find out in these Callahan leader tables.

By Sam Taft | March 4, 2016

In episode No. 544, Callahan director of industry analysis Sam Taft talks with Mike Lawson about the increase in member business lending activity at credit unions.