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 2015
  • Credit union savings balances rose over the one trillion dollar mark in March, the first time in credit union history.
  • Credit union memberships rose a robust 496,000 in March, a 0.5% month-over-month growth rate.
  • During the last 12 months, credit union loan portfolios increased 10.6%, the fastest pace since December 2005.

Past Reports
April 2015
Credit union savings balances rose 1.9% in February, slightly less than the 2.2% advance reported in February 2014.
March 2015
Americans joined credit unions at a record annual pace, credit union loan balances grew at a 10.2% annual pace, and members saved their gasoline dividend.