Articles by Bill Hampel

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Falling Off the Fiscal Cliff

If Congress doesn’t act, current provisions would take $600 billion out of the economy.
The aftermath of last year’s debt ceiling impasse in Congress will be $100 billion in automatic spending cuts.
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Bank Transfer Season Rolls On

By any measure, Bank Transfer Day has had a notable effect on membership growth.
As large banks announced dramatic fee increases on debit card accounts, a social media-inspired call to consumers to transfer accounts from large banks to CUs drew significant attention.
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