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

September 2016
  • Credit unions originated a record $63.3 billion in first mortgages in the first half of 2016, a 3.3% increase over the $61.4 billion in originations in the first half of 2015
  • Credit unions originated $14.2 billion of home equity and second mortgages in the first half of 2016, a 20% increase from the same time period last year
  • Year-to-date, the number of credit unions fell by 131, which is significantly below the 154 reported in the first seven months of 2015 


Click here to view the supplemental report: Economic & Credit Union Monthly Update, August 2016

Past Reports

August 2016
Credit union memberships rose a robust 0.37% in June, similar to the 0.38% gain reported in June 2015

July 2016
Credit union loan balances rose 1.0% in May, faster than the 0.9% pace reported in May 2015