Articles by Bill Hampel
Word of the economic recovery is spreading.
January 31, 2011
Growing signs point to a strengthening recovery in 2011.Read More
CUs likely will pay about one-third less than banks over the next 11 years.
November 30, 2010
NCUA assessments are expected to total 90 bp of insured shares by 2021 vs. 144 bp for banks, a CUNA white paper reports.Read More
This might be the first year since 1980 that CU loans outstanding declined during the year.
November 1, 2010
The extent of consumers' deleveraging has surprised economists.Read More
Costs will be 60% greater to replenish bank fund than for NCUSIF.
October 14, 2010
There's a good chance the ultimate remaining cost will be closer to $5 billion than $8 billion, although this won’t be known until late in the remaining 11-year life of the stabilization program.Read More
What will future losses at NCUSIF and FDIC look like?
September 20, 2010
Future deposit insurance premiums are uncertain, both for institutions insured by the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund and by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.Read More
CUs originated, and sold, record volumes of first mortgages in 2009.
August 2, 2010