Membership Declines at CUs Under $20 Million
Roughly 60% of credit unions with assets under $20 million reported a drop in membership between the first quarter of 2009 and the first quarter of this year.
That's according to data from CUNA Mutual Group's June Credit Union Trends Report. In total, 3,977 CUs or 51% reported membership declines. NCUA 5300 data showed that 165 CUs with assets above $1 billion as of the first quarter 2010, accounted for 131% of the annual increase, although 32 CUs in the billion dollar asset category reported membership declines.