ABA: National Survey Shows Americans Trust Banks Most to Keep Their Information Safe

U.S. adults trust banks more than any other entity – including healthcare providers, non-bank payment providers and the government – to keep their information secure and private, according to a new survey conducted by Morning Consult on behalf of the American Bankers Association. In addition, all age groups surveyed (Gen […]

SBA: Historic Small Business Lending for Fiscal Year 2020 Achieved

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced Fiscal Year 2020 summary loan data of the financial assistance provided through traditional loan program lending as well as aid provided via the CARES Act. Loans guaranteed through traditional SBA lending programs exceeded $28 billion; however, enactment of the CARES Act dramatically increased loan volume guaranteed […]

FHFA: House Price Index Up 1.5 Percent in August; Up 8.0 Percent from Last Year

 House prices rose nationwide in August, up 1.5 percent from the previous month, according to the latest Federal Housing Finance Agency House Price Index (FHFA HPI®).  House prices rose 8.0 percent from August 2019 to August 2020. FHFA also revised its previously reported 1.0 percent price change for July 2020 to 1.1 percent. For […]

Census Bureau: Household Pulse Survey Phase 2 Biweekly Data Released

The U.S. Census Bureau today released new data from the second phase of the experimental Household Pulse Survey. The Household Pulse Survey is the result of an effort by the Census Bureau and other federal statistical agencies to document temporal trends in how individuals are experiencing business curtailment and closures, stay-at-home orders, […]

ABA: National Survey Shows Americans Remain Highly Satisfied with Their Bank, Appreciate Banks’ Response to COVID-19

Nine in 10 Americans with a bank account (89 percent) say they are “very satisfied” or “satisfied” with their primary bank, and 96 percent rate their bank’s customer service as “excellent,” “very good” or “good,” according to a new survey conducted by Morning Consult on behalf of the American Bankers […]