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ARTICLES BY Michael Blackman

By Michael Blackman | June 30, 2020

How did Golden State credit unions perform in the first quarter?

By Michael Blackman | June 30, 2020

Expansion ends, confidence wanes, and data trends. Get a glimpse of what happened across the United States in the first quarter.

By Michael Blackman | June 8, 2020

Credit unions have the opportunity of a lifetime to be part of the solution that helps members and communities get back on their feet.

By Michael Blackman | April 16, 2020

How did Empire State credit unions perform in the fourth quarter?

By Michael Blackman | April 16, 2020

Consumer optimism, debt levels, deposit balances, and more. Get a glimpse of what happened across the United States in the fourth quarter.

By Michael Blackman | April 6, 2020

At year-end, balances, utilization, and credit quality tell the story of cards at cooperatives.

By Michael Blackman | Dec. 30, 2019

Despite slowing consumer demand across the country, auto loans remain big business for credit unions. However, this is a segment worth tracking in the months to come.

By Michael Blackman | Nov. 11, 2019

This Veterans Day, see how military credit unions stack up to the industry as a whole.

By Michael Blackman | Oct. 28, 2019

An examination of three economic indicators helps credit unions evaluate whether their loan strategy is good for individual members as well as the overall membership.