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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.

May 2016
  • Credit union loan growth is approaching its fastest pace in almost two decades.
  • Credit union seasonally-adjusted annualized loan growth reached 12% in March, the fastest pace since the first quarter of 2000.
  • Credit union used-auto loan balances grew 2.4% in March, better than the 1.1% reported in March 2015.


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

Past Reports

April 2016
Credit union loan balances rose 0.3% in February, equal to the pace reported in February 2015, and 10.4% during the last 12 months. 

March 2016
Credit union used auto loan balances rose 1.3% in January, faster than the 0.8% pace set in January 2015, and rose 13.5% during the last 12 months.