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  • Members: Credit union are projected to reach 112.0 million members, up from 110.6 million in the third quarter of 2017.
  • Loans: Autos (13.3%), Student Loans (12.5%), and First Mortgages (10.6%) lead the way in annual growth among loan portfolio products.
  • Shares: Year-over-year growth in share drafts (9.7%) and regular shares (8.4%) outpace the rest of the portfolio.
  • Credit Cards: Credit cards are up 8.9%, and now make up 5.8% of the loan portfolio. As we get closer to the holiday's, Callahan's analysts have seen a seasonal uptick in credit card delinquency, which now sits at 1.23%.

Quarterly Data Blogs

CUbroadcast Highlights Callahan's Third Quarter Trendwatch
In episode No. 859, Mike Lawson brings on Callahan's Sam Taft to talk credit union financial performance in the third quarter.
Sam Taft

3 Takeaways From Trendwatch 3Q 2017
Member-first, not bank-lite. How did credit unions perform in the third quarter?
Erik Payne

Which States Lead The Nation In Efficiency?
Third quarter data reveals a colorful mix of performance across the country.
Samantha Cristobal

Compensation Across The Country
How closely does cost of living align with salary and benefits in the credit union industry?
Ian Melhorn

Appreciation For Appreciating Earning Assets
Earning assets are the majority of assets at credit unions. What factors impact how credit unions can leverage them?
Liz Furman

Favorable Margins Smile Upon Credit Unions
Third quarter data reveals strong earnings momentum among the nation’s financial cooperatives.
Aman Johal

More Students. More Student Lending.
Student lending at credit unions was up 13.7% in third quarter 2017.
Maya Neuman

5 Facts About Credit Union Credit Cards In Third Quarter 2017
Find out which states posted the highest credit card penetration with this interactive map.
Ian Melhorn

Serve A SEG. Capture Deposits.
SEGs and local businesses help credit unions capture IRA and Keough balances.
Liz Furman


This must-attend quarterly event for credit union leaders covers performance trends, industry success stories, and areas of opportunity. Attendees will find insight they won't find anywhere else weeks before the official NCUA data release.