INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE BY THE NUMBERS 3Q 2017

Twenty-eight graphs, charts, and maps that evaluate credit union performance in the third quarter of 2017.

Strategy & Performance 3Q 2017 Lending

Lending

Credit unions netted $24.2 billion in loans over the course of the third quarter.
By Maya Neuman

Auto Lending

Credit unions have now posted 17 consecutive quarters of double-digit auto loan growth.
By Ian Melhorn

Strategy & Performance 3Q 2017 Auto Lending

Mortgage Lending

Credit unions reported positive year-over-year balance sheet growth for all first mortgage lending products in the third quarter of 2017.
By Aman Johal

Credit Cards

Aggregate credit card balances outstanding at credit unions reached a record high at third quarter 2017.
By Samantha Cristobal

Strategy & Performance 3Q 2017 MBL

Member Business Lending

Credit unions across the nation have helped drive their local economies by increasing their investments in small business.
By Ian Melhorn

Shares

At third quarter 2017, share growth was nearly 2 percentage points slower than last year's rate.
By Aman Johal

Strategy & Performance 3Q 2017 Investments

Investments

Quarter-over-quarter, credit union investments shrank 3.0% as credit unions diverted assets from the investment portfolio to the loan portfolio.
By Liz Furman

Member Relationships

As rosters at credit unions grow, it is important credit unions ensure members are fully using all their cooperatives have to offer.
By Maya Neuman

Strategy & Performance 3Q 2017 Earnings

Earnings

Increases to the benchmark interest rate by the Fed have yet to significantly impact earnings at credit unions.
By Sam Taft

Special Section

Productivity & Efficiency

These ratios help credit unions deliver excellent member value while also maintaining productive and efficient operations.
By Liz Furman

 
3Q 2017

Strategy & Performance 2Q 2017

Credit unions are indeed having an outstanding 2017 — right on the heels of a very strong 2016 and 2015. Eliminating barriers and connecting with members distinguishes credit unions from other financial institutions and makes the movement stronger than it’s ever been. Learn what the industry's most successful credit unions are doing in this issue of Strategy & Performance.

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