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Louisiana

By Marc Rapport | Dec. 18, 2018

Debt management mixes with the financial cooperative ethos in a year-round campaign for financial health.

By Samantha Cristobal | Nov. 19, 2018

Low-income credit unions from 42 states and the District of Columbia received grants from the NCUA this year. Where did the money go?

By Maya Neuman | Oct. 8, 2018

An interactive graphic by Callahan & Associates highlights ROM leaders by state. Who's tops in your state?

 

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By | June 25, 2018

A monthly collection of Callahan content that, together, addresses a single topic from a variety of perspectives.

By Aman Johal | April 16, 2018

Annual auto loan growth was higher for credit unions in the Southeast than for the overall industry, yet charge-offs were lower than for other regions. In what other areas did these credit unions excel?

By Marc Rapport | Aug. 21, 2017

A southern Louisiana credit union combines collections with counseling to improve loan performance as well as members’ lives.

By Erik Payne | July 17, 2017

Capital adequacy, asset quality, earnings, ALM, productivity, and growth underline quarterly financial performance for credit unions.

By Marc Rapport | Dec. 20, 2016

Overlooked editorial gems provide insight and inspiration for the challenges and opportunities that lay ahead in 2017.

By Erik Payne | Oct. 3, 2016

Tips from LA Capitol’s CEO on working with the NCUA, what to look for in different markets, and successful product designs.

By Marc Rapport | June 27, 2016

Small credit union roundtable kicks off ACUC with discussion on business and thought collaboration, and on the loss of intellectual capital.

By E.C. Harrison | May 30, 2016

To retain possibly restless new hires, credit unions are investing in ideation programs, career development, and community service.

By Erik Payne | May 16, 2016

ANECA’s $500,000 investment in a local startup competition encourages entrepreneurialism and drives money back into the Shreveport economy.

By Callahan & Associates | March 18, 2016

Callahan & Associates and Ronaldo Hardy discuss the benefits and challenges of managing a young executive team and working with a mixed-generation board of directors.

By Ted Goldwyn | Jan. 11, 2016

In this Q&A, Ronaldo Hardy, CEO of Shell Geismar FCU, discusses the benefits and challenges of employing millennials at an innovative credit union.

By Sharon Simpson | May 18, 2015

Steve Webb, COO of Neighbors Federal Credit Union, discusses how the credit union is realigning its strategy and turning its design upside-down in the process.

By Marc Rapport | Oct. 20, 2014

Lessons from five credit unions on the benefits of grocery co-op partnerships.

By Aaron Pugh | Sept. 23, 2013

There’s wisdom in the crowd, but it’s up to credit unions to start the discussion.

By Alix Patterson | Sept. 17, 2013

By Catherine Siskos | July 15, 2013

The entire staff at Neighbors FCU takes ownership of strategic planning, but the credit union must respect that ownership by directly addressing discontent over chosen initiatives.

By Aaron Pugh | May 7, 2012

A branch transfer in Louisiana benefits all parties and creates a place for members uprooted by Katrina.

By Rebecca McClay | March 29, 2012

A network of credit unions sharing operations can better help a member through a disaster.

By Rebecca McClay | March 21, 2012

Reach out to other credit unions in times of distress. They’ll respond to your call for help.

By Rebecca McClay | Feb. 27, 2012

Offer many ways for your members to securely communicate their problems to you following a natural disaster.

By Rebecca McClay | Feb. 15, 2012

Plan to ensure your employees are well cared for during a disaster so that they can take care of your members.

By Rebecca McClay | Jan. 31, 2012

Louisiana’s Greater New Orleans FCU and Neighbors FCU think through their crisis plans carefully.

By Rebecca McClay | Jan. 2, 2012

Credit unions should have satellite phones, hard copies of staff phone numbers, and a remote processing center in their emergency tool kit.

By TransUnion | Dec. 12, 2011

Credit unions can cautiously plan for a drop in late payments on home loans and credit cards by mid-2012, but not before a slight uptick.

By Nick Connors | Feb. 1, 2010

By analyzing credit union performance data in the home states of each Super Bowl contender, Callahan & Associates predicts which team will reign supreme.

By Callahan & Associates | Jan. 1, 2010

How Dow Louisiana used a remote teller system to increase safety and productivity.

By Callahan & Associates | July 1, 2009

Louisiana Federal Credit Union has made their online mortgage applications the cornerstone of the mortgage ledning strategy, yielding solid growth in a turbulent market.

By Callahan & Associates | Sept. 1, 2005

Our Baton Rouge Credit Union came through Katrina fairly well, but we need to restore confidence to the whole South-East Louisiana system, that is, confidence on the part of members that their credit unions can serve them and confidence on the part of management that their credit unions can survive. Below are some things being done and what is yet to be done.