Florida credit unions grow



Florida’s 158 credit unions welcomed 121,000 members for 4.7 million total members in 2013, the League of Southeastern Credit Unions said Thursday.

Florida’s credit unions added $1.9 billion in new loans in 2013; $154 million of which were new business loans. Florida had the eighth highest median loan growth, year over year, in the country, the league said.

In all, Florida’s credit unions have $47.2 billion in assets, with $1.75 billion added in 2013. The credit unions added 468 new full time employees in 2013.

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