Credit Union Trends Report

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 (Opens in a new window).

January 2019

  • Credit union loan balances rose 0.6% in November, less than the 0.7% pace reported in November 2017.
  • Credit union consumer installment credit balances (auto, credit card and other unsecured loans) rose 0.5% in November, slower than the 1.5% pace set in November 2017. 
  • Credit union memberships grew 227,000 in November, or 0.19%, which is significantly below the 326,000 new members, or 0.29%, added in November 2017. 

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