Annual Economic
& Payments Forum

Mark your calendars for Forum 2022!
September 19-21, 2022
Onsite at the
Renaissance Legacy West Hotel
Plano, Texas

Forum News

  • Tackling Turbulence: Amelia Earhart to Share Problem-Solving Skills at Forum 2021

    August 17, 2021

    Emerging trends continually pose new challenges for credit unions. But onsite attendees at Catalyst Corporate’s upcoming Economic & Payments Forum will have an opportunity to collaborate to identify effective solutions for those challenges. Amelia Earhart will facilitate a problem-solving workshop designed to help attendees anticipate and deal with “turbulence.”
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  • Forum 2021: More than Just Valuable Insights

    August 10, 2021

    For 44 years, Catalyst Corporate’s annual Forum has delivered timely economic forecasts and emerging payments trend data to assist credit unions with their strategic planning. And the 2021 Economic & Payments Forum is on par to be one of the best. The upcoming two and a half-day, hybrid conference offers far more, however, than just educational benefits!
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  • How Does Today’s Housing Market Compare to the Great Recession?

    August 09, 2021

    Limited availability of homes for sale has sent residential prices skyrocketing the past year. At the same time, job loss during the pandemic has moved many mortgage loans into delinquent or default status. Is the U.S. sitting precariously on a housing bubble destined to burst much like it did during the Great Recession?
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  • Olympic Medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee to Speak at Forum 2021

    August 03, 2021

    While millions have watched in awe over the past few weeks as athletes around the world demonstrate amazing strength, endurance and agility, Catalyst Corporate will bring some “Olympic magic” to its annual Economic & Payments Forum in September. Six-time Olympic medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee will be the special guest speaker during Tuesday's onsite luncheon.
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  • Economist Betsey Stevenson to Share Labor Market Perspective at Forum 2021

    July 27, 2021

    “I quit!” These two words were repeated millions of times earlier this year as more than 7.5 million people voluntarily quit their jobs, according to figures compiled by the U.S. Labor Department. Indeed, a record-setting four million workers quit jobs during May and another 3.5 million the following month, the Labor Department reported.
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