Articles by Bill Merrick

‘Gen Y’ Effect Drives Mobile Bill Payment

The number of bill payment users doubled from 2012 to 2013, survey shows.
One in four tablet owners uses the device to pay bills.
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Special Report: League Leaders Pass the Torch

McCormack: ‘Keep It a Movement’

‘I wish more CUs would explore strategic mergers.’
Retiring PCUA CEO urges colleagues to involve young people.
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De Dios: Immigration Reform Good for CUs, Economy

Passage of reform bill could open floodgates for new CU members.
Reform has the potential to affect 11 million undocumented immigrants.
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Special Report: League Leaders Pass the Torch

‘Not My Thing’ Turns Into Lifelong Career

CUs must present united front to legislators and the public.
‘Never lose sight of your mission,’ South Carolina CU League CEO advises.
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Special Report: League Leaders Pass the Torch

Former Prosecutor Turns to Economic Justice

Egan created the nation’s first league management agreement.
‘We need only one national trade association to represent the interests of all CUs.’
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League Presidents Pass the Torch

These leaders have helped their member CUs stay true to their original mission.
These long-time league CEOs were singular in their mission to help CUs expand their products and services, achieve legislative and regulatory aims, and bring about exponential growth.
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Student Loans: ‘What Are You Waiting For?’

Determine how private student loans fit into your business model and strategy.
Consolidating student loans can help both CUs and borrowers, but make sure members know what they may be giving up.
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Put Staff and Members First, Advises 'Old School' Lender

E.C. Williams considered himself more of a ‘purveyor of hope’ than a lender.
‘Never lose sight of our two most important things: employees and members.’
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Making Finances ‘smpl.’ for Young Adults

South Carolina FCU's new campaign targets consumers 25 and under.
Program provides clarity and comfort with basic savings, credit, and money management techniques.
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CUNA Lending Council Conference

Scenes from the 19th Annual CUNA Lending Council Conference

The event wraps up Wednesday in Phoenix.
A photographic look at the conference at the Arizona Biltmore.
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