Graph Of The Week

Loan Growth Smashed Records In The Fourth Quarter

Loan balances were up 20% year-over-year, surpassing the previous industry record.


Banking Desert? Not So Fast, Says Great Lakes Credit Union.

While the cooperative is focused on filling financial services gaps in the Chicagoland area, a host of community partners are working to meet other needs.


Homebuyer Demographics Shift Again

Americans are buying their first homes — and selling them — at the oldest average age on record.

Industry Insights

Is Indirect Lending Worth The Cost?

Pumping up membership via indirect loans can be beneficial, but the strategy has its downsides.


Top 5 Reasons To Offer And Grow Private Student Loans In 2023

With post-pandemic college enrollment on the rise and inflationary pressures impacting family finances, 2023 offers a big opportunity for credit unions in private student lending.


5 Takeaways From Trendwatch 4Q 2022

Dive into the performance trends that shaped the final quarter of the year, and learn how those metrics could impact the months ahead.


Commercial Loans Are Up; Delinquencies Are Down

Commercial real estate loans now comprise more than 90% of the total portfolio, but economic shifts could blunt their growth.

Graph Of The Week

Loan Loss Provisions Jumped By Triple Digits

Uncertainty surrounding the financial health of members pushed credit unions to set aside more money to cover loan losses in the fourth quarter.


Tiny Houses Are Helping Redwood Credit Union Address A Big Problem

The California-based cooperative is writing loans for small properties to help combat the affordable-housing crisis.


3 Reasons Now Is The Perfect Time To Offer A Lease Program

Borrowers look to credit unions for the best rates on conventional loans but use competitors for alternative low-payment financing options that incorporate residual values.

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