Consumers plan to spend more on holiday gift giving this year, as much as a 4% increase, according to an annual survey on the topic sponsored by CUNA and the Consumer Federation of America. The two groups released the survey results in a press event Nov. 21.
Other priorities next year will include hiring more examiners to police advisers, JOBS Act rulemaking on Reg D, crowdfunding.
Results show 3.5% to 4% increase over last year.
Association promises seasonal chestnut will offer fresh meat.
Some connect it to hot topics such as federal risk management, insurers' disaster responses and climate change.
Some tips credit unions can share with their members from the Consumer Federation of America.
Matching contributions to employee 401(k) plans had either been scaled way back or completely eliminated as firms looked for ways to rehydrate dry revenue streams to weather the Great Recession years of 2008 and 2009.
Some companies are matching contributions again. Find out more in this print preview from next week's Credit Union Times.
Report from Consumer Federation of America and Primerica finds drop since 2007 in large part from falling housing prices.
The fast-paced era of instantaneous information created by the Internet, social media and smartphones has resulted in a significant change in the manner in which people process information. And new research suggests that credit unions may want to rethink their approaches to financial education in looking for ways to connect...