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.

November 2015
  • Credit union loan balances rose 1.2% in September, faster than the 0.8% pace reported in September 2014.
  • Credit unions added more than 1.5 million memberships in the third quarter of 2015, the fastest growth quarter in credit union history.
  • Credit union liquidity fell to the lowest level since February 2009 in September.


Click here to view new supplemental report: Economic & Credit Union Monthly Update, October 2015

Past Reports

October 2015
Credit union loan balances rose 1.2% in August, faster than the 1.1% pace reported in August 2014.

September 2015
The nation’s credit unions increased their loan portfolios by 1.0% in July, slightly less than the 1.3% pace reported in July 2014.