Articles by Lora Bray

Tricks or Treats?

Research this week scares up retirement planning, job growth, and spooky health-care concerns.
October 31, 2011
Halloween week research fills your plastic pumpkin with treats in retirement planning, tricks in unemployment, health-care trends for your mummy, and a final scary thought...
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The Wheels on the Bus Go ‘Round and ‘Round…

"All aboard" for a look at small business and student lending trends
October 24, 2011
We’ll take a spin through more recession takeaways, fly over some employer trends, chug through some fraudulent facts, and cruise by the latest retail news...
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Let's Play Ball!

Family income and educational background largely determine which kids succeed and which strike out.
October 23, 2011
On deck this week: The interrelation of productivity, wages, and marriage—as seen through the lens of major league baseball.
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Checking Fees, Housing and Retirement…Oh, My!

Research trends reveal employment woes and related challenges for the consumer.
October 10, 2011
This week's Roundup examines fees, employment news, consumer spending reports, retirement considerations, housing, and more.
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Higher Education, Income No Guarantee Against Bankruptcy

Consumer bankruptcy filings among college educated, high-income earners is on the rise.
September 30, 2011
Institute for Financial Literacy releases annual consumer bankruptcy report... plus more research findings.
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Reach Out to Tomorrow’s Members

About 19 million nonmembers under age 18 live in CU members’ households.
February 9, 2011
Make a good impression on young members early to ensure their future loyalty and your CU's growth.
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