As of March 31, 2015, credit unions held more than $370 billion in investments. As the chart below shows, total investments at credit unions increased $14 billion from the year-end 2014 total of $356 billion.
Total assets of credit unions are at an all-time high of $1.17 trillion. The industry’s loan-to-share ratio decreased slightly, falling from 75% in the fourth quarter of 2014 to 73% in the first quarter of 2015.
The seasonal pattern of increased liquidity — which is fueled by tax refund and bonus payment deposits outpacing loan growth — underpinned the first quarter bump in investments.
Find out more in this quarterly investment review, which enables readers to:
Benchmark a credit union's investment yield versus the industry.
Compare a credit union's portfolio composition against the industry.
Track how new investment dollars are being allocated.
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