Market Context

Latest Market Context

This report delves into the evolving landscape of small business lending following the pandemic, identifying significant trends that are shaping the lending ecosystem. As the economy improves, lenders will face critical decisions about how to meet the capital needs of more small businesses, including record numbers of minority- and women-owned startups since 2020.
This report surveys the options that are available to consumers who are struggling with unsecured debt, including available research on the options’ scope and outcomes. It provides an overview of market and policy challenges as stakeholders ponder strategies to help consumers recover more quickly from personal and broader economic crises such as COVID-19.