CUNA Mutual Group’s April 2021 Credit Union Trends Report

MADISON, WI (April 27, 2021) — 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.

April 2021 (February data)

  • After falling 3.5% in 2020, we expect the U.S. economy to grow at a remarkable 6% in 2021.
  • We are forecasting credit union loan growth of only 5% in 2021, down from 5.3% last year.
  • On a seasonally adjusted annualized basis, new-auto loan balances rose at a 0.1% pace in February, the first positive growth number since July 2019.

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