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By Sam Taft | Dec. 7, 2017

In episode No. 859, Mike Lawson brings on Callahan's Sam Taft to talk credit union financial performance in the third quarter.

By Sam Taft | Dec. 1, 2017

Increases to the benchmark interest rate by the Fed have yet to significantly impact earnings at credit unions.

By Sam Taft | Nov. 7, 2017

In episode No. 836, Callahan's Senior Director of Industry Analysis Sam Taft joins the show to discuss trends in the mortgage market.

By Sam Taft | Aug. 21, 2017

Fewer credit unions are originating mortgages, but credit union mortgage market share is increasing. Learn about the driving forces behind these trends.

By Sam Taft | May 29, 2017

Check out this leader table to see which credit unions beat the industry average.

By Sam Taft | May 8, 2017

Credit unions lent $461.2 billion throughout 2016, surpassing 2015 totals by 12.3%. See how top, middle, and lagging performers differed.

By Sam Taft | May 1, 2017

Credit unions captured 18.0% of the auto lending market in the fourth quarter. That's an increase over one year ago. Where is that growth coming from?

By Sam Taft | April 25, 2017

Check out this leader table to see which credit unions beat the industry average.

By Sam Taft | Feb. 13, 2017

Credit unions originated $343.6 billion through third quarter 2016 — that's an all-time record. See which areas contributed to this double-digit year-over-year growth.

By Sam Taft | Nov. 14, 2016

Credit unions posted a slight improvement in the efficiency ratio versus one year ago. Check out this leader table to see which credit unions beat the industry average.