Insights & Trends | Industry
Discover the latest in marketplace trends, challenges and opportunities impacting the financial service industry and how they can influence your business and strategy.
7 Point Checklist for Creating Prudent SERPS
Use this seven-point checklist to design prudent supplemental executive retirement plans
Lessons Learned for Charitable Giving
Cause marketing strategies and a CDA can give your credit union new ways to have a bigger community impact.
Retain Your Top Talent
Your top executives are one of your biggest investments. Learn 4 successful strategies to retain them.
Ties That Bind: Supplemental Executive Retirement Plans
Strengthen your financial tie between your top executives and your credit union.
Economic Commentary: The U.S. Equity Market Outlook and Valuations
In this edition of Economic Commentary, Robert F. DeLucia, CFA & Consulting Economist, shares his perspective
How Risk Aversion Impacts Wealth Management
Investor sensitivity to market volatility and a sharp shift away from equities is fueled by many factors
Economic Commentary: What's in Store for Investors in 2018 and Beyond
Business and investment cycles will inevitably change. See what economists are forecasting 2018 and beyond.
Industry Update: IRS Limits Adjustments for 2018
The IRS announced its changes to retirement plan contribution and Social Security limits for 2018
The History of the Dow: Why Risk Control Matters More than Ever
Lessons from our nation’s history give insight into factors that typically impact market performance.
The Changing Retirement Landscape
Retirement planning now needs to go beyond asset accumulation, as the majority of the population soon won't be able to rely on pensions and Social Security supplements.
Where Does Financial Advice Fit in the Age of Information?
How do you prove the benefit of cultivating a relationship with a financial advisor over Internet advice?
Economic Commentary: 2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
Formally enacted on Jan. 1, 2018, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act introduces a number of changes to the tax code
Economic Commentary: Indicators Investors Should Monitor to Understand Market Direction
The extended period of market calm and record-low volatility has ended for the current investment cycle.
Credit Union Trends Report
CUNA Mutual's monthly update of credit union economic trends and the credit union marketplace.
The Convenience Economy and the Rise of Data Analytics
Leverage your touch point data to study your members and strategize.
5 Reasons to Make Convenience a Strategic Priority
Credit unions have a huge opportunity ahead of them. Are you prepared for the wave of the future?
Succeeding in Today's Convenience Economy
Meeting the consumer demand for convenience and simplicity is especially important for credit unions.
State of the Auto Industry – GAP Trends
Economic factors and auto trends are pushing GAP claims to record highs.
Medicare and Social Security
New client service standards require financial advisors to understand government programs' impact on clients.
Is There a Cost to Convenience?
Can you over-emphasize member convenience? The data reveals troubling trends in auto lending.