Our Myths Hold Us Back

Today’s guest blog is an article entitled ‘Our Myths Hold Us Back’, which was recently featured in the CU Times, reprinted with permission from the author Guy A. Messick. Guy is an attorney with Messick & Weber PC in Media, PA and General Counsel to NACUSO. He can be reached at 610-891-9000 or gmessick@cusolaw.com. The stories…

You Will Believe an Industry Can Fly

Today’s blog comes courtesy of Jimmy Marks. Jimmy is the Creative Media Director at DigitalMailer, Inc. and a credit union member. He manages and contributes to several websites and blogs, including http://www.clickconnectcommunicate.com, http://www.cusoapbox.com, http://www.exigent911.com, and http://www.nothingtodowithcreditunions.com. It was at the NACUSO regional meeting a few months ago that Ron Daly, my boss, described our work relationship…

Credit Union Summer Reading List Pt. II

Today’s blog comes courtesy of Christopher Morris, Manager of Communications & Web Resources for CUNA Councils. He blogs regularly at the newly created CUNAverse at http://cunaverse.com. Like Denise, I’m a voracious reader. And my background is teaching high school English so I also love telling people what to read. The following are some fairly new…

Credit Union Summer Reading List

Today’s blog comes courtesy of Denise Wymore, owner of consulting service for cooperatives, Denise Wymore, LLC. I love summer. The smell of coconut oil mixing with the smell of a coconut martini while nibbling on coconut M & Ms reading a good book. I’m in Boca Raton as I write this and I just finished…

Why The Next Top Credit Union Executive is a Smart Idea

Today’s blog comes courtesy of Shari Storm, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Verity Federal Credit Union. Shari is the author of the new book ‘Motherhood is the New MBA”, available here. Why The Next Top Credit Union Executive is a Smart Idea Have you ever had one of those moments where you…

Survey Results and Darned Statistics.

I promised that I would post a follow-up to the survey I ran last week and I think I have enough material to actually milk it for another post.  For starters, I only received 22 responses.  In order to have a meaningful survey, you really need 370 responses. Here are the results: Profitability and growth scored…

Mules indicted!

 by:  Robert Rutkowski  When a person acts as a middleman for a con artist or grifter, plays stupid when the police get involved and then avoids prosecution because of lack of intent, it makes me crazy.  To me this middleman, or mule, is essentially acting the same as someone driving the getaway car in a robbery.  It…