CDC study defines heavy drinking as eight or more drinks a week for women and 15 or more weekly for men.
While economists predict big loan gains this year, credit union leaders remain cautious.
New score will replace company cash flow analysis for small loans in July.
May's 6.3% unemployment rate is no improvement over April. The rate has declines 1.2% in 12 months.
Gallup's job creation index reaches a six-year high in May; private sector drives the trend.
Catalyst Corporate cites improved employment, stock market highs, stable consumer prices, cheaper gas.
The country's largest credit union shares its financials and projections in a forum streamed online.
The country's largest credit union, at $55 billion, shares its opinions on the economy, credit union industry and its own financial projections.
Boardroom Series survey respondents upbeat on lending, say regulatory burden is a drag.
$189M Southeastern FCU hosts economic event for Chamber and local business leaders.