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The credit union had big gains in originations and strong earnings, but its loan portfolio shrank in the third quarter.

That’s likely to describe many credit unions. In this case it applied to BECU, the nation’s fourth largest credit union, based on its $29.6 billion in assets as of Sept. 30. BECU is based in Tukwila, Wash., a small municipality in the Seattle metro area. In the past year, its membership has grown 4.4% to 1.3 million.

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