The nation's largest credit unions enjoyed strong deposit and membership growth in the first quarter despite a membership-limiting Supreme Court ruling and continued verbal attacks from banks.

But slumping automobile sales and paydowns of credit card debt reduced gains in loan volume to the lowest level in two years, according to Callahan & Associates, a Washington consulting firm that compiled the data.

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