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).

December 2018

  • Credit union loan balances rose 0.7% in October, faster than the 0.6% pace reported in October 2017. 
  • Savings balances grew at a 7% seasonally-adjusted annualized growth rate in October, above the 5.2% reported one year earlier.
  • Year-to-date the number of credit unions fell by 153, significantly less than the 174 reported in the first ten months of 2017. 

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