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Is CU History Still Relevant?

Our history helps build the framework people rely on when they think about CUs.
Now that the movement has surpassed $1 trillion in total assets, does our history still matter?
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Don’t Write Off This Latest Threat

With Americans struggling to stay afloat, CUs must fight to represent them.
Even if Congress does nothing as the midterm 2014 elections approach, the credit union tax exemption is always at risk.
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Rebuild the Great American Middle Class

CUs must galvanize around uplifting workers stung by the Great Recession.
Many workers have fallen out of the middle class due to converging economic, political, social, and technological trends that began in the 1970s.
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Life Among Men and Not Among Angels

We can apply the lessons of ‘Lincoln’ to CUs’ legislative battles.
Taxation is our line in the sand.
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The Bridge

A Man of Integrity

Warren Morrow was a visionary for CUs and for the Hispanic community-at-large.
His handshake was as good as a contract.
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The Bridge

When Work Disappears

Jobs may be the biggest factor confronting our country today.
The lack of work is a far bigger issue than the few who mooch off government.
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The Bridge

Are We Losing Empathy?

The recession is sowing seeds of income segregation.
The poverty rate is back up to 15%—that’s 46 million people. Clearly, the ups and downs of our economy.
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The Lifelong Consequences of Student Debt

The default rate on student loans, overall, is close to 9%.
U.S. student debt is about $1 trillion and growing, and defaults are climbing. It’s entirely possible this trend might evolve into a crisis.
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 A Passageway to Prosperity

CUs have always been a bridge from economic challenge to economic opportunity.
Never forget that credit unions—above all other financial services providers—serve as a bridge from economic challenge to economic opportunity for millions of American consumers and their families.
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Book Reviews

'Behind the Beautiful Forevers'

It has become increasingly common in the U.S. to blame the least among us, as well as those who have suffered most from the Great Recession, for their own problems.
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