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Checking Fees, Housing and Retirement…Oh, My!

October 10, 2011
This week's Roundup examines fees, employment news, consumer spending reports, retirement considerations, housing, and more. READ MORE

Higher Education, Income No Guarantee Against Bankruptcy

September 30, 2011
Institute for Financial Literacy releases annual consumer bankruptcy report... plus more research findings. READ MORE

Why Do Consumers Switch PFIs?

September 18, 2011
In 2011, 8.7% of consumers had changed their primary financial institution within the previous 12 months. READ MORE

House Prices Fall 0.6% in Second Quarter

August 25, 2011
Bucking this trend are the New England and West South Central regions. READ MORE

Loosening the Purse Strings

August 22, 2011
The recent pause in economic growth has caused many to wonder whether the economy might be headed for a double-dip recession. READ MORE

Rates & Ratios: Mortgages Lead June Loan Growth

August 08, 2011
CU loans outstanding increased 0.3% during June 2011 compared to a 0.4% increase in May 2011, according to CUNA’s economics and statistics department. READ MORE

CARD Act Holds Down Rates and Fees

July 21, 2011
Consumers are seeing fewer late fees, eradication of over-limit penalties, and minimal changes to annual fees since the CARD Act's passage. READ MORE

Rates & Ratios: CU Loans Grow 0.4%

July 15, 2011
Unsecured personal loans led loan growth, followed by credit card loans, adjustable-rate mortgages, used auto loans, and fixed-rate mortgages. READ MORE

A Sea of Liquidity

July 01, 2011
Should the Federal Reserve start a new round of quantitative easing (QE3) to ensure the economic recovery, or is it time to let the market determine interest rates and let economic chips fall where they may? READ MORE

A Research-Rich Summer

July 01, 2011
Projecting future financial services trends isn't for the meek. READ MORE

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