Laila Jiwani

Laila Jiwani is an Industry Analyst at Callahan & Associates. As part of her role, she conducts and supports assessment of credit union industry performance data and contributing to and quarterly Callahan publications. Prior to joining Callahan, Laila worked with research institutes and non-governmental organizations to inform the growth of community-based financial institutions and help scale small and medium sized enterprises in emerging markets. Laila holds an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master in Development Economics and a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from Texas A&M University.

Industry Insights

The Last Crisis Vs. Today: A Credit Union Perspective

A look back at the Great Recession and subsequent industry performance offers an understanding of risks and opportunities in the current economic climate.

Graph Of The Week

Credit Union Compensation Is Not Keeping Up With Inflation

Wage growth for full-time equivalent employees has stayed well above the Consumer Price Index for years, but surging inflation has turned the tables, resulting in a nearly six-point gap.


GRAPH OF THE WEEK: Credit Union Hiring Spikes Amid Hot Job Market

Credit unions are hosting more FTEs and paying them more than they were one year ago, in large part driven by an extremely competitive hiring environment.

Industry Insights

5 Takeaways From 4Q 2021 Trendwatch

How did credit unions wrap up 2021? Callahan & Associates has the inside story based on quarterly performance data.

Industry Insights

3 Lending Trends From The Third Quarter Of 2021

First mortgage and used auto dominate the loan portfolio, but commercial lending is hitting an all-time high.

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