As 2012 comes to an end, many credit unions marked another momentous year when it came to growing their member rosters. 

The latest figures from the NCUA that showed an increase in membership growth from 643,322 to 742,847 in the third quarter offered proof that more consumers are joining more credit unions. As of Sept. 30, there were 93.9 million total members.

Those numbers are likely to bring holiday cheer to the industry, still reaping the benefits of Bank Transfer Day, which recently touted a one-year anniversary in November.

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