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In depth analysis and commentary on trends and issues in the credit union industry.
Posted March 22, 2017 by CUNA Economics
Fifty one percent of workers seek new employment.
Posted March 20, 2017 by CUNA Economics
Thirty eight financial wellness issues identified by research firm.
Posted March 17, 2017 by CUNA Economics
Employer support for caregivers will benefit their companies.
Posted March 15, 2017 by CUNA Economics
Nonbanks made 93% of low downpayment home loans in 2016.
Posted March 13, 2017 by CUNA Economics
70% of those repaying student loans think they do not do a good job of managing it.
Posted March 10, 2017 by CUNA Economics
Some consumers prioritize access to cash over privacy concerns.
Posted March 08, 2017 by CUNA Economics
Average daily discretionary spending in February reaches $101.
Posted March 06, 2017 by CUNA Economics
Unemployment rate is 4.8% worker shortages exist.
Posted March 03, 2017 by CUNA Economics
Eight percent find post crisis financial recovery an impossibility.
Posted March 01, 2017 by CUNA Economics
61% make ATM withdrawals at least monthly.
Posted February 27, 2017 by CUNA Economics
87% of non homeowners would like to buy a home in the future.
Posted February 24, 2017 by CUNA Economics
Average 30 year fixed mortgage rate is 4.36%.
Posted February 22, 2017 by CUNA Economics
Watch for record card spending debt levels in 2017.
Posted February 20, 2017 by CUNA Economics
Higher wages and on the job training will attract employees.
Posted February 17, 2017 by CUNA Economics
Household debt levels near that of 2008, but debt composition varies.
Posted February 15, 2017 by CUNA Economics
Social media advertising facilitates opportunities for spontaneous ecommerce purchasing.
Posted February 13, 2017 by CUNA Economics
Stock market more impactful wild card in retirement planning for younger workers.
Posted February 10, 2017 by CUNA Economics
Mobile payment transactions to total $62.49 billion this year.
Posted February 08, 2017 by CUNA Economics
47% ‘just haven’t got around’ to estate planning.
Posted February 06, 2017 by CUNA Economics
Average incentive per vehicle $3,635.
Posted February 03, 2017 by CUNA Economics
How can artificial intelligence help financial institutions make strategic choices?
Posted February 01, 2017 by CUNA Economics
“Consumers are unquestionably safer today than they were a year ago.”
Posted January 30, 2017 by CUNA Economics
Auto delinquencies expected to reach 1.4% at year end 2017 an 8 year high.
Posted January 27, 2017 by CUNA Economics
Typical parents accept $21,000 in student debt to help kids pay for college.
Posted January 25, 2017 by CUNA Economics
Forty eight percent of consumers live paycheck to paycheck.
Posted January 23, 2017 by CUNA Economics
Experts are optimistic growth will continue.
Posted January 20, 2017 by CUNA Economics
Total long term care costs average over $91,000 for men women pay twice as much.
Posted January 13, 2017 by CUNA Economics
Mortgage rates expected to range from 3.75% to 4.6%.
Posted January 11, 2017 by CUNA Economics
Don’t forget about tax ramifications in retirement savings plans.
Posted January 09, 2017 by CUNA Economics
Retirees have five options to preserve their dollars.
Posted January 06, 2017 by CUNA Economics
18.43 million vehicles sold in 2016, besting predictions of 17.7 million sales.
Posted January 04, 2017 by CUNA Economics
Companies can help curb disruptive trends resulting from high consumer education debt.
Posted December 30, 2016 by CUNA Economics
44.2 million Americans hold student loan debt 4.7 million in default.
Posted December 28, 2016 by CUNA Economics
66% are not comfortable making investment choices for their 401(k).

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