May 2019 CU Trends Report from CUNA Mutual Group Now Available

The May 2019 Credit Union Trends Report is now available.

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 includes data from two months prior and is published and distributed by Steven Rick from CUNA Mutual Group.

May 2019 (March 2019 data):

  • Credit union loan balances rose 0.3% in March, less than half the 0.8% pace reported in March 2018, and 8.1% during the last 12 months.
  • The credit union average capital-to asset ratio rose to 10.9% in March 2019, up from 10.5% in March of 2018.
  • Credit union membership growth slowed significantly in the first quarter of 2019, adding 0.8 million new memberships, significantly slower than the 1.4 million added in the first quarter of 2018.