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ARTICLES BY William Hunt

By William Hunt | July 4, 2022

After two years of swings, first-quarter return on assets at credit unions was back in line with where things stood before COVID-19 upended the economic environment.

By William Hunt | June 20, 2022

The credit union balance sheet is shifting as the U.S. economy enters a post-pandemic reality.

By William Hunt | June 13, 2022

The NCUA overhauled its 5300 reporting requirements in the first quarter of this year. After such a drastic data change, here’s how industry leaders can understand the updated requirements.

By William Hunt | March 28, 2022

Major revisions to the call report take effect in the first quarter of 2022. Here’s what you need to know.

By William Hunt | Oct. 18, 2021

Seventy credit union mergers occurred in the first six months of 2021, continuing a decades-long trend.

By William Hunt | May 17, 2021

The lasting effects of the COVID-19 pandemic — and the national economic response to it — linger on credit union financial statements.

By William Hunt | April 5, 2021

Mortgage originations set a quarterly record while consumer lending rebounded in the fourth quarter of 2020. Further economic reopening brings optimism, but the industry must monitor pandemic-related declines in asset quality.

By William Hunt | Feb. 12, 2021

Credit unions and their members adapted to a new normal. See where opportunities like for the industry in 2021.

By William Hunt | Dec. 10, 2020

Subtle shifts in market share highlight the specialization of the core provider marketplace – there is a core provider tailored to any type of credit union business model.

By William Hunt | Oct. 26, 2020

A study of performance data from nearly 150 credit unions sheds light on what is happening beneath the broad categories represented on the 5300 Call Report.