Tag Archives: Consumers

Thursday, April 3, 2014

CBA, AOL launch index to measure financial optimism among consumers

Consumer Bankers Association CBA

The Consumer Bankers Association and AOL launched a finance optimism index on Monday to gauge American consumers’ attitudes towards personal finance. AOL and the CBA have conducted research over the past year in an effort to better understand consumer attitudes … Read More…

Friday, March 28, 2014

State Employees’ CU to introduce new senior fraud prevention program

State Employees’ Credit Union

State Employees’ Credit Union will roll out a new fraud prevention program this spring aimed at protecting seniors from financial exploitation and has partnered with a legal services firm to help older members. The credit union recently teamed up with … Read More…

Thursday, March 20, 2014

More Americans plan to move, purchase home in 2014

Home For Sale Sign in Front of Beautiful New Home

Data released by American Express on Tuesday showed more Americans are planning a move in 2014 as even more plan to purchase a new home. According to the American Express Spending & Saving Tracker, 16 percent of Americans are planning … Read More…

Thursday, March 13, 2014

MasterCard, CYFI publish guide on banking innovations for youths

Teens with Money

MasterCard and Child & Youth Finance International announced on Wednesday the publication of a guide for financial institutions and other entities on developing retail banking products for children and youth. “Every child and youth has a right to safe, accessible … Read More…

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Gen Y comprises largest share of overall, first-time homebuyers

Home For Sale Sign in Front of Beautiful New Home

Data released on Tuesday by the National Association of Realtors showed that Generation Y—or Millenial—consumers accounted for the largest share of both overall and first-time homebuyers in recent home purchases. Millenials, sometimes referred to as Generation Next—those born between 1980 … Read More…

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