Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased to 10.2% in April, up from 2.7% one year ago.
By Betsy McCloskey
In 2020, most customers no longer require human interaction to complete their everyday banking transactions, so banks are re-polishing their brands and focusing on increasing their visibility and imaging for maximum impact in the ever-changing marketplace.
ICR Iowa, the joint venture between the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance and Iowa City Area Development Group (ICAD), is on its last leg, but can be fixed with deep introspection and new leadership.
“We are going to see economic data for the second quarter that’s worse than any data we’ve seen for the economy,” Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell said last week.