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

February 2018

  • Credit union loan balances rose 1.0% in December, slightly better than the 0.9% pace reported in December 2016.
  • Credit union loan balances rose 10.5% in 2017, down from the 10.9% reported in 2016.
  • Credit unions added 373,000 memberships in December, bringing the 2017 membership growth to 4.7 million new members.

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

Past Reports

January 2018

Credit union fixed-rate first mortgage loan balances grew 1.7% in November, double the pace set in November 2016.

December 2017

Total credit union memberships reached 113.4 million in October, 4.7% more than October 2016 and the fastest pace in more than 25 years.