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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.

August 2017
  • The nation’s credit unions increased their loan portfolios 1% in June, slightly less than the 1.2% pace reported in June 2016, and 10.9% during the last 12 months.
  • Credit union fixed-rate first mortgage loan balances grew 2.7% in June, faster than the 2.2% reported in June 2016. 
  • As of June 2017, CUNA estimates 5,911 credit unions were in operation, 11 fewer than May and 215 fewer than June 2016. 



Steve Rick


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

Past Reports

July 2017
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. 

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.