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ARTICLES BY Sam Taft

By Sam Taft | Dec. 7, 2015

Credit unions let their wallets do the talking in 2015. Here’s how their core preferences played out.

By Sam Taft | Nov. 23, 2015

States all across the nation posted significant year-to-date growth in mortgage originations when compared to the same time frame last year.

By Sam Taft | Nov. 23, 2015

Credit unions received more than $50 million in grants over the past 12 months. Where did that money come from? And where is it going?

By Sam Taft | Nov. 13, 2015

Indirect lending fuels double-digit growth in the auto portfolio.

By Sam Taft | Nov. 2, 2015

Credit unions are increasing their share of the shrinking mortgage market.

By Sam Taft | Sept. 30, 2015

Overall mortgage originations declined last year across the United Sates for all financial institutions, yet credit unions carved out a larger piece of the lending pie.

By Sam Taft | Aug. 26, 2015

Credit unions of all asset sizes are spending less to earn a dollar.

By Sam Taft | Aug. 24, 2015

Strong consumer and real estate lending helped credit union loan originations set a record midyear high.

By Sam Taft | Aug. 11, 2015

A 53% year-over-year increase in auto loans underpins strong lending performance at the Georgia credit union.

By Sam Taft | Aug. 3, 2015

American consumers have regained their taste for cars, and credit unions are doing their part to become the lender of choice.