Forum graphic 222022 Economic
& Payments Forum

Unfolding our new environment
September 19-21, 2022
Renaissance Legacy West Hotel
Plano, Texas

Forum News

  • Forum: Peterson Urges Credit Unions to Watch Cost of Funds

    October 12, 2021

    Credit unions will continue to face pressure on interest margins, primarily because of low interest rates, slower loan growth and downward pricing of existing loans, Casey Peterson told attendees at last month’s Economic & Payments Forum.
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  • Becoming Part of ‘Faster Payments Chain’ Crucial Amidst Digital Shift, Says Aptys’ Eric Dotson

    October 05, 2021

    A “tsunami” of change, brought about by conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic, has caused consumers to flock to digital engagement channels, Eric Dotson told attendees at Catalyst Corporate’s recent Economic & Payments Forum.
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  • Economist Betsey Stevenson: Labor Market ‘Weirdness’ a Byproduct of Abundant Opportunity

    September 28, 2021

    According to a report by, the number of people employed in America’s credit unions increased an average of 2.8 percent from 2016 to 2021. But will credit unions be able to find the workers they want in the coming months? That could be a challenge, according to Betsey Stevenson, a well-regarded labor economist who presented at Catalyst Corporate’s Economic & Payments Forum last week.
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  • Forum Economist Jason Schenker Balances COVID Risks with Economic ‘Upsides’

    September 21, 2021

    While disruptive technologies have become commonplace in the financial landscape, the pace of change has quickened – a by-product of the COVID era. So says Jason Schenker, president of Prestige Economics and chairman of the Futurist Institute, who was among presenters during the first day of Catalyst Corporate’s annual Economics & Payments Forum.
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  • Still Time?

    September 13, 2021

    Yes, there is still time to register for Catalyst Corporate’s annual Economic & Payments Forum. It takes less than five minutes to register, but the effort provides access to 10 sessions that can give your credit union an important head start in the face of 2022 challenges.
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CPE credits

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CPE credits will be available. The event provides a basic program level, and no prerequisites or advance preparation is required. Speakers will provide strategic financial management insights and economic outlooks, along with the latest and most pertinent payment trends.

For more information regarding CPE credits, please contact the Catalyst Corporate training department.

Catalyst Corporate Federal Credit Union is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Concerns regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: