Seven in 10 U.S. households surveyed last fall said they are “doing okay” or “living comfortably,” according to the Federal Reserve’s 2016 Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households released today.
More Americans expect home prices to rise in 2017 than in 2016, according to results from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s 2017 SCE Housing Survey.
The share of Americans who say they enjoy saving more than spending ticked down six points in 2017 to 59 percent, the lowest share since 2012 but still in line with post-recession figures, according to a Gallup survey.
Concerns about commodity prices, liquidity and farm income are top-of-mind for the nation’s agricultural lenders, according to a new survey by ABA and Farmer Mac.
The majority of American adults consider themselves to be financially literate, but are less confident in the financial literacy of others, according to a recent study conducted by Morning Consult for ABA.
When selecting a mortgage lender, a vast majority of consumers say that a lender’s reputation for service is nearly as important a factor as interest rates and closing costs, according to a new study released today by Ally Bank.
Small merchants place a higher value on the services they get when accessing the payments system than on paying a low interchange rate, according to a recent survey.
An overwhelming 95 percent of bankers agreed that regulation has had a negative impact on business production and consumer credit availability, according to the American Bankers Association’s Real Estate Lending Survey released today during the association’s annual Real Estate Lending Conference in Orlando, Fla.
The share of single-family home mortgages going to first-time home buyers rose to 16 percent in 2016, a steady upward trend from 13 percent in 2013, according to the annual ABA Residential Real Estate Survey.