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Black Friday sales are everywhere. Judging by retailer ads filled with terms like “must-have deals” and “can’t-miss epic finds,” you’d be led to believe that every deal is too good to pass up. But what makes a Black Friday deal really worth pursuing? The reduced price, availability and affordability of an item are key. Here’s …

Regional Management Corp. (NYSE:RM – Get Rating) Basswood Capital Management director L sold 63,093 shares of Regional Management in a trade on Thursday, November 17. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.58, for a total transaction of $1,803,197.94. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 611,553 shares of the …

The mortgage industry is undergoing significant changes. Businesses face new challenges and opportunities as the housing market continues to adapt to new lending regulations. Therefore, investors should be careful when it comes to which mortgage stocks they choose to buy at this time. Some may see this as a red flag, given that many of …

Lawrence Agcaoili – The Filipino Star November 17, 2022 | 00:00 MANILA, Philippines — Credit card issuers are eagerly awaiting a review of the credit card transaction cap to be conducted by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) in January. The Credit Card Association of the Philippines (CCAP) released the statement after the BSP decided …

Lawrence Agcaoili – The Filipino Star November 13, 2022 | 00:00 MANILA, Philippines — Consumers are expected to continue to enjoy low interest rates and fees on their credit card transactions at least through the Christmas holidays after Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) decided to maintain the current cap until ‘at the end of the …

Forward-looking statements This report contains certain forward-looking statements regarding the financial condition, results of operations, plans, objectives, future performance and activities of Hawthorn Bancshares, Inc.and its affiliates (collectively, the Company, we, us or our), including without limitation: • statements that are not of a historical nature, and • statements preceded, followed by, or containing the …

Enova International (NYSE: ENVA – Get a Note) was downgraded by stock analysts at StockNews.com from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released Tuesday. Separately, JMP Securities reissued a “buy” rating and set a price target of $42.00 on shares of Enova International in a Thursday, September 29 research report. Enova …

StockNews.com equity research analysts have begun covering stocks of Salisbury Bancorp (NASDAQ:SAL – Get an assessment) in a research report released Saturday. The company has placed a “hold” rating on the bank’s shares. Salisbury Bancorp price performance Shares of SAL opened at $27.01 on Friday. The company has a debt ratio of 0.23, a current …

Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGBN – Get Rating) was the target of a significant drop in short interest in October. As of October 15, there was short interest totaling 630,100 shares, down 10.1% from the September 30 total of 700,600 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 133,900 shares, the day-to-cover ratio is currently 4.7 …

Banco de Chile (NYSE:BCH – Get a rating) was upgraded by StockNews.com from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a note to investors released Friday. Separately, Credit Suisse Group lowered its price target on Banco de Chile shares to $21.00 in a Monday, August 22 research report. Four investment analysts gave the stock …

Itaú Corpbanca (NYSE:ITCB – Get Rating) will release its quarterly results before market open on Friday, October 28. Analysts expect Itaú Corpbanca to post earnings of $0.36 per share for the quarter. Parties interested in registering for the company’s conference call can do so using this link. Itaú Corpbanca (NYSE:ITCB – Get Rating) last announced …

Paying off your debts is a worthy goal, especially if it can help you improve your financial situation or free up money to spend in other areas. But while it may help your budget, are there any downsides to paying off a loan? Does prepaying a loan hurt your credit? It’s important to know that …

BayCom Corp (NASDAQ:BCML – Get Rating) was the target of a sharp drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30, there was short interest totaling 167,900 shares, down 17.5% from the total of 203,500 shares as of September 15. Based on an average trading volume of 53,900 shares, the day-to-cover …

Achieving a perfect FICO credit score of 850 isn’t easy, but after years of good credit behavior, personal finance coach Lynnette Khalfani-Cox achieved it in 2021. A perfect score is rare — only 1.6% of Americans have one, according to FICO. And for Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach and author of “Zero Debt: The Ultimate Guide …

Bank of Hawaii Corporation with ticker code (BOH) now have 6 analysts covering the stock with the consensus suggesting a ‘Hold’ rating. The target price ranges between 93 and 78 calculating the average target price we have 84. With the previous stock closing at 80.03, this now indicates that there is 5.0% upside potential. The …

Waterstone Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBF – Get Rating) declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, September 27, Zacks reports. Shareholders of record on Monday October 10 will be paid a dividend of 0.20 per share by the savings and loan company on Tuesday November 1. This represents a dividend of $0.80 on an annualized basis and a …

First Commonwealth Financial Co. (NYSE:FCF – Get Rating) was the target of a significant increase in short interest in September. As of September 15, there was short interest totaling 2,780,000 shares, an increase of 21.4% from the total of 2,290,000 shares as of August 31. Based on an average daily trading volume of 418,800 shares, …

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is preparing to put in place the same type of strict protections that it places on credit card companies in the “Buy now, pay later” (BNPL) sector, following the publication of a recent study on the practice. Officials said their findings revealed a booming industry that not only had …

Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGBN – Get Rating) announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, September 20, Zacks reports. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 10 will receive a dividend of 0.45 per share from the financial services provider on Monday, October 31. This represents an annualized dividend of $1.80 and a yield of 3.82%. The ex-date …

C&F Financial Co. (NASDAQ:CFFI – Get Rating) saw a sharp drop in short-term interest in August. As of August 31, there was short interest totaling 5,200 shares, down 14.8% from the total of 6,100 shares as of August 15. Based on an average daily volume of 4,800 shares, the short interest rate is currently 1.1 …

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will need to use a variety of tools to oversee buy now, pay later products, as federal consumer protection laws won’t always apply to the growing finance industry. CFPB director Rohit Chopra said on Thursday he wants to bring credit card-like protections to the industry, including improving disclosure, fraud and …

The donation coincides with the 20th anniversary of the mentorship program launched by Barclays WILMINGTON, Del., September 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Barclays today announced a $1 million investment in EastSide Charter School and Community Discovery STEM Hub. Barclays’ donation over the 2022-2024 period will support the growth of EastSide’s mentorship program to serve more students, …

The Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card is one of the best travel rewards credit cards on the market, offering cardholders a lucrative welcome bonus of 60,000 points after spending at least $4,000 within three months. opening the account. If you were to redeem the bonus points through the Chase Ultimate Rewards® travel portal, it would be …

Bank7 Corp (NASDAQ:BSVN) declared on 08/09/2022 a dividend of $0.1200 per share payable on October 07, 2022 to shareholders of record on September 22, 2022. Bank7 Corp (NASDAQ:BSVN) has paid dividends since 1970, has a current dividend yield of 1.9656019211% and has increased dividends for 0 consecutive years. The market capitalization of Bank7 Corp is …

goeasy ltd. (TSE:GSY – Get Rating) received an average “Buy” rating from the eight research firms that cover the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Five analysts gave the stock a buy rating and one gave the company a strong buy rating. The 12-month average price target among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in …

North America is expected to register high growth in the market, growing at a CAGR of almost 26% in 2021-2031. The healthcare sector will significantly change the BNPL industry. Australia and New Zealand are collectively expected to account for almost 26% of the South Asia and Pacific market through 2031 /EIN News/ — NEWARK, Del, …

Comerica Incorporated found using the ticker (CMA) now have 19 total analysts covering the stock. The consensus rating is “Buy”. The target price ranges between 117 and 77 with an average TP of 94.01. Together with the stock’s previous close at 81.82, this indicates that there is upside potential of 14.9%. The 50-day MA is …

California BanCorp (NASDAQ:CALB – Get Rating) was the target of a significant drop in short-term interest in August. As of August 15, there was short interest totaling 2,700 shares, down 41.3% from July 31’s total of 4,600 shares. Currently, 0.0% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume of …

Lyons Bancorp Inc. (OTCBB:LYBC) on 08/24/2022 declared a dividend of $0.3500 per share payable October 15, 2022 to shareholders of record as of September 30, 2022. The amount of the dividend recorded is an increase of 0, $01 over last dividend paid. Lyons Bancorp Inc. (OTCBB: LYBC) has paid dividends since 2004, has a current …

Aaron Wealth Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Bank of Hawaii Co. (NYSE:BOH – Get Rating) during Q1, according to the company in its latest 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor purchased 30,798 shares of the bank, valued at around $367,000. Aaron Wealth Advisors LLC owned approximately …

Director of Regional Management Corp. (NYSE:RM – Get Rating) Philip V. Bancroft purchased 6,500 shares of the company in a trade dated Wednesday, August 17. The stock was purchased at an average price of $38.65 per share, for a total transaction of $251,225.00. Following the acquisition, the director now owns 16,605 shares of the company, …

Americans are sadly in debt, with bloated credit card balances grabbing headlines as inflation eats away at paychecks. But there’s a new kid in the finance block. The so-called “buy now, pay later” (BNPL) industry is taking the United States by storm. The number of Americans who have used the lending model, popular in Australia, …

Mobile lending startup iCreditWorks is launching an installment product to add to its suite of point-of-sale (POS) financing solutions that allow users to pay for purchases in four instalments. The Pay-In-4 installment loan offered by iCreditWorks is paid by the customer in four equal installments. The first payment includes 25% of the loan, which is …

Royce & Associates LP reduced its holdings in Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGBN – Get Rating) by 11.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund held 15,025 shares of the financial services provider after selling 1,851 shares during the period. Royce & Associates LP’s holdings …

SG Americas Securities LLC reduced its stake in shares of World Acceptance Co. (NASDAQ: WRLD – Get Rating) by 40.7% in the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The company held 2,847 shares of the credit service provider after selling 1,952 shares during the quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC’s holdings in World Acceptance were worth $546,000 at …

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–KBRA assigns preliminary ratings to four categories of bonds issued by Octane Receivables Trust 2022-2 (“OCTL 2022-2”), an ABS powersports equipment loan transaction. OCTL 2022-2 will issue four classes of notes totaling $300.0 million. The transaction is expected to be secured by approximately $317.0 million in fixed rate installment loans, made to preferred …

Worldwide Acceptance (NASDAQ:WRLD – Get Rating) had its price target lowered by BMO Capital Markets from $57.00 to $52.00 in a research report released Friday to clients and investors, reports The Fly. BMO Capital Markets’ price target indicates a potential downside of 52.97% from the company’s current price. A number of other brokerages have also …

Park National Corp (Newark, OH) (AMEX:PRK) on 07/25/2022 declared a dividend of $1.0400 per share payable September 09, 2022 to shareholders of record as of August 19, 2022. Park National Corp (Newark, OH) (AMEX: PRK) has paid dividends since 1990, has a current dividend yield of 3.3163263798% and has increased dividends for 4 consecutive years. …

Signaturefd LLC increased its holdings of Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF – Get Rating) stock by 18.0% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund held 8,629 shares of the financial services provider after buying an additional 1,314 shares during the quarter. …

July 2022 DFPI Bulletin Focuses on Small Businesses funding disclosuresproposed rules on commercial financial productsand the Contribution rate 2022-2023 for financial institutions, among other topics. Editor’s Note – California Financial Protection and Innovation Department (DFPIformerly the Business Supervision Department) oversees, licenses and regulates a variety of financial institutions, including certain home mortgage originators (MLOs) holding …

Are you caught in a situation where you have to pay expenses that you did not expect? Saving money is the perfect way to finance a sudden and essential large purchase or to cover emergency expenses. But in reality, this is not always the case for many people. In some notable findings, approximately 40% of …

Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO – Get Rating) and DNB Bank ASA (OTCMKTS:DNBBY – Get Rating) are both large-cap finance companies, but which stock is better? We’ll compare the two companies based on their risk strength, dividends, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation. Profitability This table compares the net margins, return on equity and …

Cl B Com/Alpine Banks of Colorado (OTCBB:ALPIB) declared on 07/14/2022 a dividend of $0.1800 per share payable on August 01, 2022 to shareholders of record on July 25, 2022. Cl B Com/Alpine Banks of Colorado (OTCBB: ALPIB) has paid dividends since 2019, has a current dividend yield of 2.4448218346% and has increased dividends for 1 …

Community banking system found using the ticker (CBU) now have 5 total analysts covering the stock. The consensus rating is “Hold”. The range between the target price high and the target price low is between 81.5 and 64 calculating the average target price we have 73.5. Now, with the previous closing price of 63.95, this …

Rep. Adam Kinzinger said attorney Pat Cipollone’s recent testimony does not contradict “what anyone said” to the House committee on Jan. 6 in previous depositions. Kinzinger, a Republican on the committee, told ABC News “This Week” on Sunday that the panel “went through a lot” during its interview with Cipollone. “It was an eight hour …

Lawyers for Elon Musk have informed the United States Securities Exchange Commission that the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX are set to terminate the agreement to acquire Twitter and accuse the social media company of being “in material breach of several provisions” of the merger agreement. Shares of Twitter fell about 6% after the news, …

Spire Wealth Management increased its holdings of Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF – Get Rating) stock by 194.8% in Q1, reports Holdings Channel.com. The company held 2,568 shares of the financial services provider after purchasing an additional 1,697 shares during the quarter. Spire Wealth Management’s holdings in Synchrony Financial were worth $89,000 when it last filed with …

Shares of Waterstone Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBF – Get Rating) fell below its 200-day moving average during Monday’s trading. The stock has a 200-day moving average of $18.92 and is trading as low as $17.08. Waterstone Financial shares last traded at $17.48, with volume at 2,994 shares. Separately, StockNews.com upgraded Waterstone Financial from a “sell” rating …

Southern First Bancshares (NASDAQ:SFST – Get Rating) and Emclaire Financial (NASDAQ:EMCF – Get Rating) are both small cap financials, but which stock is better? We will compare the two companies based on their risk strength, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and profitability. Profitability This table compares the net margins, return on equity and …

SOUTH JORDAN, UT/ACCESSWIRE/June 29, 2022/ FuturePay Holdings Inc. (“FuturePay”), a provider of digital revolving credit solutions, announced that it has signed an agreement with Cross River, a technology infrastructure provider that offers integrated financial solutions, for the digital revolving credit platform MyTab ™ of the company. Based in Fort Lee, New Jersey, Cross River is …

Hello and welcome to Protocol Fintech. This Monday: the CFPB against rent-a-banks, Binance’s real deal flow and Goldman’s Celsius movement. out of the chain Friday was a tough day to find fintech stories on social media. There was bigger news. But I was able to find some silence scrolling through the Twitter lists I created …

Waterstone Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBF – Get Rating) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, June 23, Zacks reports. Investors of record on Monday July 11 will be paid a dividend of 0.20 per share by the savings and loan company on Tuesday August 2. This represents an annualized dividend of $0.80 and a yield of 4.54%. …

WASHINGTON, June 23, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lokyata, a company specializing in providing products that digitize, automate and adapt lender credit decisions, announced that its real-time automated credit decision tool, BankAnalyze, is now integrated to Infinity Software’s loan management software platform. Infinity Software has been providing software solutions to direct-to-consumer lenders for 20 years and has enabled over …

The 25 largest US banks by number of branches have made substantial changes to their overdraft policies in the past 12 months, which could save consumers more than $4 billion a year. These reforms at the biggest banks are expected to have outsized benefits for black and Hispanic customers, as they are more likely to …

Customers Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:CUBI – Get Rating) – B. Riley analysts raised their third-quarter 2022 earnings estimates for Customers Bancorp stock in a research report delivered to customers and investors on Friday 17 June. B. Riley analyst S. Moss now expects the bank to post earnings of $2.16 per share for the quarter, up from …

Salisbury Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAL – Get Rating) saw significant growth in short-term interest in May. As of May 31, there were short interests totaling 4,700 shares, up 42.4% from the May 15 total of 3,300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,500 shares, the short interest ratio is currently 1.9 days. Currently, 0.2% …

Guaranty Bancshares (NASDAQ:GNTY – Get Rating) and Evans Bancorp (NYSE:EVBN – Get Rating) are both small cap finance companies, but which stock is superior? We’ll compare the two companies based on institutional ownership strength, risk, earnings, dividends, valuation, profitability, and analyst recommendations. Analyst Recommendations This is a summary of the current ratings and recommendations for …

Shares of First Commonwealth Financial Co. (NYSE:FCF – Get Rating) received an average rating of “Hold” by the six research firms that cover the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Three equity research analysts rated the stock with a hold rating and two issued a buy rating on the company. The year-over-year average price target among brokerages that …

Greene County Bancorp (NASDAQ:GCBC – Get Rating) and Cullman Bancorp (NASDAQ:CULL – Get Rating) are both finance companies, but which company is better? We’ll compare the two companies based on their dividend strength, valuation, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, and institutional ownership. Insider and Institutional Ownership 7.0% of Greene County Bancorp’s stock is held by …

Community Heritage Financial, Inc. (OTCMKTS: CMHF – Get Rating) was the target of a sharp decline in short-term interest during the month of May. As of May 31, there was short interest totaling 100 shares, down 90.9% from the May 15 total of 1,100 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 300 shares, the …

Al Woods words When you start a business you need money, there is no getting around it. It is necessary to have enough capital to grow, expand and advance your business. Whether you have money to start your business or not, having enough capital is essential to grow. That’s where loans come in. Whether you’re …

Companies are investing in digital transformation to fight inflation and overcome other challenges, Samsara executives said Thursday (June 2) during the company’s quarterly earnings call. Players in critical sectors such as transportation, wholesale and retail, construction, field services, utilities, and agriculture are using data-driven platforms to stay competitive in a challenging macroeconomic environment. “Our customers …

Westbury Bancorp (OTCMKTS:WBBW – Get Rating) and Elmira Savings Bank (NASDAQ:ESBK – Get Rating) are both small cap finance companies, but which company is better? We’ll compare the two companies based on institutional ownership strength, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, risk, and dividends. Risk and Volatility Westbury Bancorp has a beta of 0.44, suggesting that …

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–KBRA assigns preliminary ratings to three classes of bonds issued by LendingPoint 2022-B Asset Securitization Trust (“LP 2022-B”), a $250.0 million consumer loan ABS transaction. Preliminary ratings reflect initial levels of credit enhancement ranging from 30.00% for Class A Notes to 8.00% for Class C Notes. This transaction represents the eleventh KBRA-rated securitization …

Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGBN – Get Rating) saw a significant increase in short-term interest in May. As of May 15, there was short interest totaling 561,900 shares, an increase of 25.7% from the April 30 total of 446,900 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume of 165,100 shares, the short interest ratio is currently …

Our goal at Credible Operations, Inc., NMLS Number 1681276, hereafter referred to as “Credible”, is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. Although we promote the products of our partner lenders who pay us for our services, all opinions are our own. Before you take out a personal loan, …

Stock analysts predict that CURO Group Holdings Corp. (NYSE:CURO – Get Rating) will report earnings of $0.26 per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts released CURO Group earnings estimates, with the highest EPS estimate at $0.40 and the lowest estimate at $0.11. CURO Group reported earnings per share of $0.40 in …

Covered shares our mission to provide better financing solutions to Americans in need. Tweet that “The Covered team has built a disruptive business serving the underserved with affordable rates and delivering strong portfolio performance,” said Dominique Ruggiero, Managing Director of Fortress Investment Group. “We are pleased to increase our investment in the business to support …

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 23, 2022 Registration No. 333-264860 UNITED STATES SAFETY AND EXCHANGES COMMISSION Washington, D.C. 20549 Pre-Effective Modification #1 for FORM S-3 STATEMENT OF REGISTRATION UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933 BLUE RIDGE BANKSHARES, INC. (Exact name of the declarant as specified in its charter) Virginia 54-1470908 …

Analysts expect First Commonwealth Financial Co. (NYSE:FCF – Get Rating) to report revenue of $97.26 million for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Four analysts made earnings estimates for First Commonwealth Financial. The highest sales estimate is $98.06 million and the lowest is $96.57 million. First Commonwealth Financial recorded sales of $94.29 million in …

Shares of Banco de Chile (NYSE:BCH – Get Rating) received a consensus “Buy” recommendation from the six analysts who currently cover the company, MarketBeat reports. Two analysts rated the stock with a hold recommendation and four gave the company a buy recommendation. The 12-month average price target among brokers who have rated the stock over …

Analysts predict that Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:WASH – Get Rating) will record sales of $54.15 million for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts provided earnings estimates for Washington Trust Bancorp, with the lowest sales estimate of $53.40 million and the highest estimate of $54.90 million. Washington Trust Bancorp posted sales of …

StockNews.com launched coverage on the shares of C&F Financial (NASDAQ:CFFI – Get a rating) in a report released Friday. The brokerage has set a “buy” rating on the shares of the financial services provider. The NASDAQ CFFI opened at $51.00 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.84, a current ratio of 0.89 …

Oportun Issuance Trust, 2022-A, aims to raise $400 million from capital market debt, by issuing notes that will be secured by auto-securitized installment loans. Oportun, Inc., sponsoring the asset-backed securities (ABS) deal, which is secured by non-preferential loans. The agreement has a renewable period of 24 months, according to Morningstar | DBRS. During the revolving …

Lending standards for business loans remained largely unchanged in the first quarter of 2022, according to the Opinion Survey of Key Federal Reserve Loan Officials released today. Lenders reported a general relaxation of standards for consumer loans during the survey period. THIS. Commercial and industrial lending standards for businesses of all sizes remained virtually unchanged …

Revolving usage is an important factor that can impact your credit ratings. This is often the main reason why your credit scores change from month to month. But usage can be confusing, so let’s break it down here and help us use it to your advantage. If you’ve seen the FICO score formula, debt is …

The following discussion of financial condition, results of operations, liquidity and capital resources and certain factors that may affect future results, including economic and industry-wide factors, of Enova International, Inc. and its subsidiaries should be read in conjunction with our consolidated financial statements and accompanying notes included under Part I, Item 1 of this Quarterly …

By Joseph Dobrian, special for today’s furniture HIGHLIGHT — How are financing practices changing to respond to how and where young consumers shop? Are cash-equivalent offers resonating with younger consumers? Consumer finance and leasing specialists generally agree that furniture retailers can take advantage of changing consumer practices. Retailers just need to stay alert to these …

CURO Group (NYSE:CURO – Get Rating) will release earnings data after market close on Monday, May 2. Analysts expect CURO Group to post earnings of $0.11 per share for the quarter. CURO Group (NYSE:CURO – Get Rating) last announced its results on Tuesday, February 8. The company reported ($0.39) earnings per share for the quarter, …

The Financial Health Network released its 10th annual spending report, showing the first-ever overall decline in interest and fee spending. The study tracks what U.S. households have spent on financial services during the pandemic and says the 4% drop in debt-related spending stems from the student debt moratorium, government stimulus measures and a decline in …