Press Release

Credit Union Times Announces Launch of Clear CUT Data

New web-based data analytics tool is designed to help credit unions perform
peer-to-peer comparisons on financials and benefits information

NEW YORK—February 22, 2016—ALM’s Credit Union Times has announced the launch of Clear CUT Data, an exclusive online database designed to help credit union leaders perform peer-to-peer comparisons and benchmarking with credit union financial and benefits information.

Credit unions are in a highly competitive space, and this tool empowers users to anticipate competitive moves and conquer business challenges. This proprietary database, residing on (, offers analytics to measure performance against peers, information on potential merger partners, and insights into how credit unions compare as employers. For example, Clear CUT Data includes data for more than 6,000 credit unions and enables users to perform comparisons based on a variety of credit union performance indicators, from return on assets to loan-to-share ratios. It also offers insurance and retirement benefits plan information for most credit unions, and downloadable NCUA financial performance reports.

“We created Clear CUT Data to provide even more information to help credit unions and their leaders succeed,” said Sarah Snell Cooke, publisher and editor-in-chief of Credit Union Times. “We are working hard to stay relevant for credit unions, just as they are for their members. Our No. 1 interest is credit unions’ best interest.”

Credit Union Times is offering a free trial of Clear CUT Data until June 1, 2016, after which the database will be available only to paid member-subscribers. The addition of this service to the product line demonstrates Credit Union Times’ steadfast commitment to providing valuable products and services to the CU community.

About Credit Union Times

Like no other news provider, CU Times, a division of ALM, provides the entire Credit Union Community and Executives with the comprehensive, independent industry news and exclusive, in-depth content they need to succeed today and tomorrow. CU Times’ experienced editorial staff provides coverage of key, timely issues, technology, expert opinions and onsite events, as well as feature articles. The CU Times product suite includes a print and digital edition of Credit Union Times weekly magazine,, Webcasts, Virtual Events, Data, eNewsletters, and custom marketing solutions. CU Times offers readers and advertisers many ways to connect within the dynamic credit union industry.

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