Finance

January 4, 2017

Lending Trouble Lies Ahead in 2017

Mortgages, commercial-and-industrial loans, subprime auto lending and student lending are ripe for setbacks and, in some cases, crises in 2017.  Here is a breakdown of each […]
January 3, 2017

The Uncertain Future of the CFPB

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau faces a precarious and uncertain future in 2017 with all eyes focused on two questions: whether President-elect Donald Trump will attempt […]
January 2, 2017

Law Firms Ramp Up Cybersecurity

A surge in high-profile law firm data breaches is shifting the way businesses are shopping for lawyers, say cybersecurity experts, academics, and attorneys.  Clients with sensitive […]
December 23, 2016

Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

During the holiday season, words like “values”, “impact”, and “empathy” feel especially relevant. People across the economic spectrum feel drawn to giving back to their communities […]
December 22, 2016

5 Housing Predictions for 2017

The housing market in 2016 was largely defined by two main trends: rising home prices nationwide and falling interest rates due to political events such as […]
December 21, 2016

Subprime Borrowers Have Stopped Paying Auto Loans

More Americans are behind on their auto loans, which is keeping some banking experts up a night.  Roughly 6 million individuals are at least 90 days late […]
December 20, 2016

Higher Rates May Cool Housing Market in 2017

Higher mortgage rates are expected to put a damper on the housing market’s potential along with home price appreciation next year, according to First American Financial […]
December 19, 2016

CMBS Delinquency Rate at Highest Level Since Dec. ’15

The Trepp CMBS Delinquency Rate continued to climb in November. The rate began to rise in March as loans from the 2006 and 2007 vintages started […]
December 16, 2016

2016 Holiday Tipping Guide

The holiday season is traditionally the time Americans choose to thank those who provide them with year-round services. It’s important to remember that holiday tipping is […]