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ARTICLES BY Liz Furman

By Liz Furman | Sept. 1, 2017

Hawaiian credit unions are performing well in mortgage, auto loans, and regular savings products; however, financial cooperatives in the Aloha State have an opportunity to increase members relationships further via loans and long-term saving products.

By Liz Furman | July 24, 2017

Deciding whether, and with whom, to merge can be tricky. Use this list to spark conversations that will lead to a deeper understanding of the benefits, drawbacks, and other implications.

By Liz Furman | July 3, 2017

Contextualizing costs based on location can make a big difference when analyzing the bottom line.

By Liz Furman | July 1, 2017

Total revenue reached $15.5 billion in the first quarter of 2017. That’s up 8.1% year-over-year from the $14.3 billion credit unions posted in the first quarter of 2016.

By Liz Furman | July 1, 2017

With rising Federal Reserve rates and increased consumer confidence, the credit union industry posted positive year-over-year investment growth in the first quarter for the first time since 2013.

By Liz Furman | July 1, 2017

Grab a towel and relax by the water with this credit union crossword puzzle.

By Liz Furman | June 19, 2017

In this interview with CUbroadcast's Mike Lawson, Callahan industry analyst Liz Furman highlights auto lending trends and more from CU Direct's DRIVE17.

By Liz Furman | June 12, 2017

Online shoe retailer Zappos energizes, rewards, and celebrates employees. Steal these ideas to increase employee engagement and satisfaction at any credit union.

By Liz Furman | June 7, 2017

Takeaways from CU Direct’s DRIVE17 include the importance of speed, the impact of innovation, and improvements in dealer relationships.

By Liz Furman | May 10, 2017

Mortgage loan originations had a strong first quarter, but credit unions are keeping a larger percentage of mortgages on their books.