Total loans outstanding at federally insured credit unions grew 6.8% in the year ending Sept. 30, 2013, according to a recent analysis by the NCUA.
Agency says membership also increased in 43 states and territories and declined in nine.
Credit unions nationwide exhibited strong growth patterns during the first half of 2013, according to the NCUA Quarterly U.S. Map Review.
A lot of sunshine and just a few dark clouds set a pretty good scene for the credit union industry.
Quarterly report also shows nation's credit unions added 808,006 members to hit new high of 94.6 million.