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ARTICLES BY Michelle Parker

By Michelle Parker | Aug. 16, 2016

Second quarter data shows industry real estate loan growth is strong, but lenders should take portfolio quality and state-level trends into consideration.

By Michelle Parker | July 4, 2016

Utah credit unions set new records in loan originations, members, shares, loans, and much more in the first quarter of 2016. More members than ever are choosing Utah credit unions as their financial institution of choice, which is driving up penetration metrics and average member relationships across the state.

By Michelle Parker | June 13, 2016

Lending is the engine that powers credit unions, and these seven ratios will help every employee understand why.

By Michelle Parker | June 1, 2016

Real estate originations and balances climbed in the first quarter of 2016, showing the credit union industry is well positioned to serve the housing needs of members.

By Michelle Parker | May 18, 2016

Amid an industry trend of strong share growth, one credit union’s community partnership helps it stand out.

By Michelle Parker | May 9, 2016

The demand for member business loans and services is growing, and offering MBL options are one way to remain competitive in the financial industry.

By Michelle Parker | April 14, 2016

The new accounting standard from FASB presents challenges and opportunities to credit unions and CUSOs.

By Michelle Parker | April 4, 2016

Callahan & Associates surveyed more than 200 credit union executives regarding their preparation, implementation, and post-TRID experiences.

By Michelle Parker | April 4, 2016

Has TRID caused delays in credit union mortgage closings? If so, why? Find out what more than 200 credit union leaders report.

By Michelle Parker | March 21, 2016

These credit unions are moving the needle on SBA lending, ensuring small businesses get the financing they need to flourish.