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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.

July 2017
  • Credit union loan balances rose 1.1% in May, the same pace reported in May 2016, and 3.8% year-to-date. 
  • Credit union loan delinquency came in at 0.69% in May, below the 0.73% reported in May 2016, and below the natural delinquency rate of 0.75%. 
  • Credit union new-auto loan balances grew at a 20.1% seasonally-adjusted, annualized growth rate in May, a strong acceleration from the 16.6% pace set in May 2016. 



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

Past Reports

June 2017
In the year to April 2017, credit union memberships rose 4.8% faster than the 3.8% pace set in the year to April 2016, and the fastest pace in in the modern credit union era.

May 2017 
Credit union savings balances surged 2.6% in March, significantly above the 1.6% gain reported in March 2016, due to March ending on a payroll Friday and the seasonal factors of tax refunds and bonuses.