Consumer Sentiments & Employee Insights

Real comments from online review sites to inform strategies, policies, and practices.
By Marc Rapport

On Leadership

Tony Budet On Leadership

This “reformed” CFO shares how he shifted his focus from crunching numbers to building relationships, how he developed emotional intelligence, and why organizational mission matters.
By Sharon Simpson


Tipping The Scale

Whether inflation swells or holds steady in the coming year relies on two variables.
By Dwight Johnston

State In The Spotlight: New York

Both the average share balance and average share accounts per member for New York credit unions was higher than national averages.
By Samantha Cristobal

Industry Performance

The Difference Is In The Mission

How credit unions define their mission, and the actions they take to deliver on it, creates member value as well as a distinct competitive advantage for the movement.
By Jay Johnson


Macro-Economic And Industry Trends (4Q17)

What credit unions need to know about members, lending, asset quality, share balances, and more at year-end 2017.


The Consolidated Credit Union Financial Statement


Peer Group Comparisons

Summary Financial Profiles

Credit unions in different asset-based peer groups can compare their business models against institutions of similar sizes using the Balance Sheet and Summary Income Statement contained in these profiles, which display data for the average credit union in each peer group. These profiles are available anytime to Callahan subscribers via the Search & Analyze data engine at

Peer Group Comparisons

Performance Scorecard

The Performance Scorecard compares credit union performance in major metrics across eight asset-based peer groups. Callahan subscribers can build their own Performance Scorecard using asset size, state, individual credit union, and national data sets. Visit the Search & Analyze data engine at to get started.

2017 Credit Union Annual Report

What Would Musk Measure?

Re-usable booster rockets deliver a powerful lesson about sustainability and strategic thought in the credit union space.
By Jon Jeffreys

2017 Credit Union Impact Report

Lending, savings, community support, and more. Credit unions had a busy year.
By Liz Furman

2018 Economic Outlook

Callahan’s annual Executive Outlook Survey shines a light on the economic challenges and opportunities for credit unions in the months ahead.
By Marc Rapport

2018 Executive Priorities At-A-Glance

Feedback from Callahan’s 2018 Executive Outlook Survey identifies industry challenges and opportunities for the months ahead.
By Marc Rapport

Download The 2017 Credit Union Annual Report

Strategy Lab

The Threat And Opportunity In The Gig Economy

It’s time to ask questions and think strategically about how to help this fast-growing segment of the American workforce.
By Alix Patterson

Special Section: 2018 Innovation Series

Meet The Finalists For The 2018 Innovation Series

The 2018 Innovation Series presented by shows readers what cutting-edge suppliers are doing for the market.
By Rebecca Wessler

nCino Wows With Digital Engagement

The company's new Retail and Services Solution provides end-to-end lending and account opening across multiple channels through a single back-end.
By Marc Rapport

Kony Earns Top Honors From Credit Unions

The Texas app developer’s out-of-the-box format offers a banking experience driven by the member experience.
By Marc Rapport

The Last Word

April Showers. May Flowers. And June Bugs.

Get the garden party started by finding these spring-y credit union names.
By Samantha Cristobal