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.

November 2014
  • The nation’s credit unions increased their loan portfolios 0.8% in September, 7.9% YTD and 10.1% during the past year.
  • Credit unions reported another strong auto lending month in September with new auto loan balances rising 1.9%, more than double the 0.9% pace reported in September 2013.
  • Fixed-rate first mortgage loan balances rose 2% in September, the fastest growing loan category for the month, and were up 6.7% year-over-year.

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Past Reports

Past Reports
October 2014
Credit union 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.
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

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