The Credit Union Trends Report is a monthly "pulse check" on the state of the credit union marketplace, often placed in a historical context. The report is published and distributed by Steven Rick from CUNA Mutual Group. View Steven's biography.

October 2014
  • CU memberships rose 500,000 to reach 101 million in August, a typically strong month for membership growth due to strong auto lending as the new car models are rolled out.
  • The nation’s CUs increased their loan portfolios 1.2% in August, 7.1% year-to-date and 10.0% during the past year. 
  • The pace of the credit union movements’ consolidation slowed significantly in the first 8 months of 2014 compared to 2013.

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Past Reports

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Past Reports
September 2014
The credit union system’s annualized return-on-asset ratio was 0.83% in the second quarter, according to NCUA call report data, similar to the 0.84% reported in the second quarter of 2013
August 2014
Credit union memberships broke the 100 million milestone in June as 274,000 more Americans joined the not-for-profit, member-owned, financial-cooperative movement.
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