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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.
Steven Rick, PhD The report is published and distributed by Steven Rick from CUNA Mutual Group. View Steven's biography.

April 2018

  • Credit union loan balances rose 0.5% in February, faster than the 0.2% pace reported in February 2017, and 10.4% during the last 12 months. 
  • Total credit union assets rose 1.5% in February, below the 1.6% gain reported in February of 2017.  
  • As of February 2018, CUNA estimates 5,757 credit unions are in operation, down 240 from February 2017.

Click here to view the supplemental report: Economic & Credit Union Monthly Update, November 2017

Past Reports

March 2018

Credit union loan balances rose 0.7% in January, better than the 0.6% pace reported in January 2017, and 10.9% during the last 12 months.

February 2018

Credit unions added 373,000 memberships in December, bringing the 2017 membership growth to 4.7 million new members.