Credit union membership in Georgia continues to grow

ATLANTA — Total memberships at credit unions in Georgia grew by 1 percent in the second quarter and 2.1 percent in the first six months of 2015, according to new numbers from Georgia Credit Union Affiliates (GCUA).

That boosted the number of credit union members in Georgia at the end of the second quarter to 2.1 million. Georgia’s 128 credit unions boast combined total assets of more than $20 billion.

“Overall, membership and loan growth at Georgia credit unions continues to be positive, evidence that consumers are doing better and that credit unions provide meaningful value in supporting their activities,” GCUA President and CEO Mike Mercer said in a news release.

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