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ARTICLES BY Sam Taft

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.

By Sam Taft | July 13, 2015

When done correctly, member onboarding can be an effective way to deepen financial relationships. These few simple steps can help any credit union better connect with its members.

By Sam Taft | June 22, 2015

Hard hit during the recession, the Sand States kickoff 2015 with a return to growth.

By Sam Taft | June 9, 2015

No credit bubble in sight at CU Direct’s Automotive Lending and Marketing Conference.

By Sam Taft | May 21, 2015

The strong growth in the auto portfolio drives gains in first quarter consumer lending for America’s credit unions.