This week, CreditUnions.com looks at credit union investments, the margin environment, how one credit union counts on its coin machines, ways to make the most of online reviews, and more.
Here are five can't-miss data points for the week:
The credit union industry’s investment portfolio increased 1.6% year-over-year, with investments totaling nearly $384.5 billion at the end of second quarter 2017. In fact, investment growth at credit unions has been positive for four out of the past six quarters.
Learn more about this segment of the balance sheet in "Investments By The Numbers."
New coin-counting machines at Wescom Credit Union allow members to deposit cash directly into a checking or savings account, while saving time for both members and tellers. Through October 2017, credit union members bring in $347,202.39 per month on average in coin deposits.
To learn more about these machines, and why they offer an improved member experience, read "Wescom Counts On Coin Machines For Direct Deposit."