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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.

January 2017
  • Credit union loan balances rose 0.9% in November, greater than the 0.7% pace reported in November 2015.
  • Over the last 12 months, total credit union loan balances rose more than 10.8%, the fastest pace since 2005.
  • Year-to-date the number of credit unions fell by 208, slightly lower than the 238 reported in the first eleven months of 2015.



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

Past Reports

December 2016
Credit unions originated $41.7 billion in first-mortgage loans during the third quarter of 2016, 22% more than the third quarter of 2015.

November 2016 
Credit unions added more than 3.471 million memberships in the first nine months of 2016, the fastest pace in credit union history.