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ARTICLES BY Michelle Parker

By Michelle Parker | March 27, 2017

Callahan data shows there is a growing reliance on NII in keeping credit unions surviving and thriving.

By Michelle Parker | Feb. 21, 2017

Credit unions are on track to hit $2.3 billion in participations sold in fourth quarter 2016.

By Michelle Parker | Feb. 13, 2017

Fourth quarter trends suggest credit unions will break MBL records.

By Michelle Parker | Jan. 23, 2017

The latest technology trends according to TMG can help credit unions stay ahead of the pack.

By Michelle Parker | Jan. 19, 2017

To better serve our fellow Americans, we must look closely at the “unbanking” phenomenon that is gripping our new middle class.

By Michelle Parker | Dec. 19, 2016

A surge in deposits helps prepare the books for interest rate increases.

By Michelle Parker | Dec. 12, 2016

Interactions with and baseline knowledge of technology drives the majority of loan operations.

By Michelle Parker | Dec. 9, 2016

Digital offerings and strategies that drive online mortgage originations are put to the test at the annual Digital Mortgage Conference in San Francisco.

By Michelle Parker | Dec. 1, 2016

Besting national averages across various penetration and efficiency rates, financial cooperatives in the Keystone State are efficiently serving members and expanding books of business with their current staffing models.

By Michelle Parker | Nov. 15, 2016

The industry sets new records as the portfolio tops $58 billion. The top 10 list spans the nation.

By Michelle Parker | Nov. 15, 2016

The latest HMDA data is here. Check out trends in the mortgage industry, including state leaders.

By Michelle Parker | Nov. 14, 2016

HMDA data reveals who is, and who isn't, taking out mortgages.

By Michelle Parker | Nov. 7, 2016

What does new Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data say about credit union performance?

By Michelle Parker | Oct. 31, 2016

While home equity lines of credit and second mortgages account for a smaller portion of real estate loans, consumers are using them to a great extent.

By Michelle Parker | Oct. 24, 2016

Which 10 credit unions top the origination list in MortgageAnalyzer?

By Michelle Parker | Oct. 10, 2016

How do credit unions in the Buckeye State stack up against regional peers?

By Michelle Parker | Oct. 3, 2016

Which 10 credit unions top the list for largest branching network?

By Michelle Parker | Sept. 21, 2016

In episode No. 635, Callahan senior industry analyst Michelle Parker shares how credit unions in Iowa, Arkansas, Ohio, and Mississippi lead the nation in mortgage lending growth.

By Michelle Parker | Sept. 12, 2016

In July 2016, Callahan & Associates surveyed 170 credit union executives from 40 states to gain insight into their current and emerging sources of non-interest income.

By Michelle Parker | Aug. 22, 2016

Callahan & Associates surveyed 170 credit union executives to gain insight into their current and emerging sources of non-interest income.

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.

By Michelle Parker | March 1, 2016

A GAC roundtable informs credit unions of one strategy to better serve low-income members.