71 percent of households facing difficulty saving because of unexpected expenses
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Consumers struggling with saving need tools and support from their financial institutions

The Story: Even before the pandemic, the average American struggled to overcome unforeseen and unplanned for expenses like “car repairs, …

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*Percentage of board seats occupied by diverse members delivering better year-over-year revenue
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Diverse boards create revenue growth through the pandemic

The Story: According to a new report by BoardReady, companies that have diverse boards are better prepared to come out …

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Economic Expansion Has Canadian Credit Unions Eyeing Growth

How a strong economy and open banking are positioning the credit union sector for heightened merger and acquisition activity The …

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30% of U.S. consumers who plan to “splurge” on significant home renovations in the next 12 months
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Economic rebound expected as consumer optimism continues to rise

The Story: Consumer optimism continues its rise, creating a commerce recovery that’s fueling an even greater economic rebound. Yet, COVID’s longer-term impact …

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49% of U.S. consumers whose primary goal in 2021 is achieving financial wellness
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Financial wellness ranks a top priority for U.S. consumers

The Story: As we emerge from the whiplash of 2020 and the economy recovers, people are taking the long view of …

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61% of dealmakers who expect M&A activity to exceed pre-pandemic levels within 12 months
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Merger & Acquisition activity expected to exceed pre-pandemic levels within 12 months

The Story: As Deloitte notes in its recent Deal Trends in M&A report, the COVID-related pause in merger and acquisition …

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70% of mid-sized businesses planning to expand in 2021
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Mid-sized businesses are planning to expand in 2021

The Story: A recent national Business Resilience survey from Umpqua Bank tracked confidence in 1,200 small and mid-size businesses across …

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Gina Bleedorn discusses coping with COVID’s economic impact and consumer disruption

Q: How can I ready my branch network for the dual demands of economic and consumer disruption following COVID? Adrenaline’s …

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