Items Tagged with 'economy'
Economists recently updated their 2014 economic forecasts—and the news is good for CUs.
March 1, 2014
Bill Hampel, CUNA’s chief economist, discusses what’s behind the positive forecast.Read More
CUNA's chief economist gives his take on the budget standoff and the prospects for deficit reduction.
December 12, 2013
The federal government shutdown and budget debacle this fall led to a near miss for the U.S. and world economies.Read More
As the economy improves, more workers are looking for new employment opportunities.
December 9, 2013
Talent retention remains employers’ top HR priority.Read More
The economy is gaining traction in several sectors, according to CUNA's senior economist.
December 5, 2013
With 2014 right around the corner, CU executives are wondering what’s in store for the economy.Read More
CUNA Lending Council Conference
Lenders will feel added pressure to boost interest margins in 2014.
November 6, 2013
New-auto loans will be a sweet spot for CUs next year.Read More
Rising consumer prices reduce discretionary income but grow short-term loan demand.
August 22, 2013
Will unseasonably high first-quarter loan growth be sustainable?Read More
‘CUs worked hard to lead our economic recovery.’
February 28, 2013
‘CUs worked hard to lead our economic recovery.’Read More
CUs have doubled their share of mortgage originations in less than a decade.
January 6, 2013
Home sales are expected to rise 3% and home prices are expected to rise 2% to 3% in 2013.Read More
The fallout wouldn’t be pretty for CU balance sheets.
December 19, 2012
‘The probability is better than 50% that we’ll kick the can down the road with some modest spending cuts and tax increases.’Read More
The increase, however, is only seasonal and the rate remains very low, experts say.
December 5, 2012
Seasonal factors that affect the auto loan delinquency rate include back to school needs and holiday purchases.Read More