Articles by Bill Merrick

De Dios: Immigration Reform Good for CUs, Economy

Passage of reform bill could open floodgates for new CU members.
December 19, 2013
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.
December 11, 2013
‘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.
December 10, 2013
‘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.
December 8, 2013
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.
November 14, 2013
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.
November 13, 2013
‘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.
November 11, 2013
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.
November 6, 2013
A photographic look at the conference at the Arizona Biltmore.
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CUNA Lending Council Conference

Schenk: Expect a ‘Slow and Unsteady’ Recovery

Lenders will feel added pressure to boost interest margins in 2014.
November 6, 2013
New-auto loans will be a sweet spot for CUs next year.
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CUNA Lending Council Conference

Get In Front of Members Early and Often

It’s important to have good working relationships with auto dealers.
November 5, 2013
Loan preapprovals are key for both borrowers and dealers.
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