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ARTICLES BY Samantha Cristobal

By Samantha Cristobal | April 12, 2021

302 credit unions received $4.7 million in grant funding from the NCUA's Community Development Revolving Loan Fund in 2020. Take a closer look at where that money went.

By Samantha Cristobal | Nov. 2, 2020

Loan performance in 2020 might shed light on the future of credit union lending.

By Samantha Cristobal | Sept. 30, 2020

How did Buckeye State credit unions perform in second quarter?

By Samantha Cristobal | Sept. 30, 2020

Investments spike, financial markets rebound, and more. Get a glimpse of what happened across the United States in the second quarter.

By Samantha Cristobal | Aug. 3, 2020

Peer-to-Peer from Callahan & Associates allows credit union leaders to analyze mortgage data as well as data from the 5300 Call Report on an institution level.

By Samantha Cristobal | April 16, 2020

Borrowers were incentivized to look for refinancing opportunities in the second half of 2019. With refinances projected to outweigh purchases through the first quarter of 2020, credit unions are primed for a strong start to the decade.

By Samantha Cristobal | April 16, 2020

Despite slowdowns in indirect lending and auto loan demand, auto penetration and market share remain strong at year-end.

By Samantha Cristobal | April 16, 2020

Gains to liquidity and member loyalty provide credit unions the flexibility and opportunity to serve their members financial needs into the new decade.

By Samantha Cristobal | March 9, 2020

Mortgage lending helps drive the loan portfolio to new heights while membership engagement deepens at cooperatives over the decade following the Great Recession.

By Samantha Cristobal | Dec. 30, 2019

First mortgage origination growth tops 12% as refinancing opportunities fuel activity.