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ARTICLES BY Sam Taft

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.

By Sam Taft | Feb. 29, 2016

At which credit unions did employees post the highest gains in fourth quarter 2015? Find out in this leader table.

By Sam Taft | Feb. 18, 2016

The nation’s credit unions made strides in fourth quarter 2015, setting records in originations and market share.

By Sam Taft | Feb. 15, 2016

Credit unions distributed more than $5 billion in member dividends in 2015. Which cooperatives lead the industry?

By Sam Taft | Feb. 15, 2016

How much money did credit unions lend in 2015? How much loan interest did credit unions return to members? How many institutions offered financial education? All that and more in this year's report.

By Sam Taft | Feb. 2, 2016

Despite a red-hot lending market, credit union share balances increase through the end of the year.

By Sam Taft | Feb. 1, 2016

In today’s changing and often-uncertain economic environment, balance sheet management is top-of-mind with credit union executives.