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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.

December 2016
  • Credit union loan balances rose 0.9% in October, faster than the 0.6% pace reported in October 2015.
  • Credit unions originated $41.7 billion in first-mortgage loans during the third quarter of 2016, 22% more than the third quarter of 2015.
  • Credit union new auto loan balances rose 1.1% in October, faster than the 1.0% pace set in October 2015, and increased 16.3% during the last year.



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

Past Reports

November 2016
Credit unions added more than 3.471 million memberships in the first nine months of 2016, the fastest pace in credit union history.

October 2016 
Today credit unions have 7.1% of the first mortgage origination market, up from 2.6% a decade ago.