Latest estimates show credit union loans increased 0.4% again in May

Credit union loans outstanding increased 0.4% in May, compared to a 0.4% increase in April of 2024 and a 0.7% increase in May of 2023, according to America’s Credit Unions’ latest Monthly Credit Union Estimates (MCUEs). The estimates are based on information from a monthly sample of credit unions and are revised whenever more complete data is available. 

Home equity loans led loan growth during the month rising 1.9%, followed by other mortgage loans (1.7%), adjustable-rate mortgages (1.6%), credit card loans (0.6%), unsecured personal loans (0.5%), fixed rate mortgages (0.1%), and used auto loans (0.06%). On the decline were new auto loans (-0.06%). 

Credit union savings balances increased 0.9% in May, compared to a -0.6% decline in April of 2024 and a -0.5% decline in May of 2023. Share drafts led savings growth during the month rising to 2.3%, followed by one-year certificates (1.5%), individual retirement accounts (0.3%), money market accounts (0.1%) and regular shares (0.010%). 

Credit unions’ 60+ day delinquency remained at 0.8% in May. 

The loan-to-savings ratio decreased from 83.7% in April to 83.3% in May. The liquidity ratio (the ratio of surplus funds maturing in less than one year to borrowings plus other liabilities) increased from 14.0% in April to 14.4% in May. 

Total credit union memberships increased 0.2% in May to 142.2 million. 

The movement’s overall capital-to-asset ratio increased to 9.2% in May. The total dollar amount of capital increased by 1.1% to $213.7 billion. 

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