Posts Tagged ‘Mike Schenk’

Schenk: CU structure produces wide variety of positive outcomes

Schenk: CU structure produces wide variety of positive outcomes

CUNA Chief Economist Mike Schenk shared the findings from CUNA’s recent white paper during a recent interview with CUBroadcast. The paper—based off CUNA’s 2022 National Voter Poll—shows credit union members generally [...]

Economic Update discusses Q1 results, Fed’s next steps

Economic Update discusses Q1 results, Fed’s next steps

CUNA Chief Economist Mike Schenk discusses the overall health of the economy, the Federal Reserve’s next steps, and the stock market in the latest Economic Update. “If you forced me to put a percentage [...]

Schenk gives insight to Fox Business on expected mortgage increase

Schenk gives insight to Fox Business on expected mortgage increase

October rates will continue to follow recent mortgage rate spikes, CUNA Chief Economist Mike Schenk said during a recent interview with Fox Business. He added mortgage rate trends are likely to continue through October. "We [...]

CUNA’s Schenk answers housing bubble questions from Buzzfeed

CUNA’s Schenk answers housing bubble questions from Buzzfeed

What’s the deal with the housing market, and how does it affect you? Those are among the questions CUNA Chief Economist Mike Schenk answered during a recent interview with Buzzfeed. With housing prices on [...]

Lending in 2021

Lending in 2021

One fact is clear in the face of uncertainty presented by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic: Credit unions have shined in their efforts to support members, says Mike Schenk, CUNA’s chief economist and deputy chief [...]

PODCAST: Economic update

PODCAST: Economic update

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues, CUNA’s economists are closely following the situation. They recently discussed the economic and credit union impact of COVID-19 during the CUNA Managing Economic and Operational Challenges COVID-19 eSchool, [...]

PODCAST: The pandemic’s economic impact

PODCAST: The pandemic’s economic impact

The coronavirus outbreak, while first and foremost a humanitarian crisis, will have a substantial financial impact on credit unions and their members. While the extent of that impact isn’t clear, Mike Schenk, CUNA chief [...]

CUNA’s November Economic Update examines rural America

CUNA’s November Economic Update examines rural America

CUNA has released the November 2019 edition of the Economic Update, sponsored by the CUNA Finance Council. In the November edition, Chief Economist Mike Schenk explores the disconnect between continued economic success national and the [...]

Strong labor market continues

Strong labor market continues

The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index rose to 138.4 in September, which is up from 134.7 in July, and is the highest level since October 2000. That’s not surprising. The economy [...]

CUNA’s Nussle, Schenk talk CU regulatory climate at CEI

CUNA’s Nussle, Schenk talk CU regulatory climate at CEI

CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle and Deputy Chief Advocacy Officer for Policy Analysis Mike Schenk addressed the state of credit unions and opportunities for the future Thursday at the Competitive Enterprise Institute. Nussle and Scheck [...]

Attacks on tax status misguided

Attacks on tax status misguided

In a letter delivered in April to Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, the National Taxpayers Union (NTU) urges the Senate Finance Committee to evaluate the tax-exempt status for large credit unions. NTU’s letter falsely characterizes [...]

CUNA’s Schenk touts S. 2155 benefits for consumer credit

CUNA’s Schenk touts S. 2155 benefits for consumer credit

Regulatory burdens are impeded consumer access to credit, CUNA Vice President of Research and Policy Analysis Mike Schenk told the Washington Examiner this week, when discussing the bipartisan Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection [...]

4 reasons to expect strong loan growth in 2018

4 reasons to expect strong loan growth in 2018

Despite some concerns about the economy in 2018—including rising market interest rates, worries over tax reform, and the heightened potential for trade war and geopolitical risks—credit union loan portfolios are on track to [...]

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