Articles by Bill Merrick

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‘CU Man’ Takes Fight to Predatory Lenders

Superhero spreads the CU gospel along with smart money management information.
‘I’m lucky to work in an industry that embraces that special kind of crazy all CU marketers have within us.’
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Pennsylvania CU Association Names New CEO

Patrick Conway to join PCUA October 28.
New CEO began his career in the district office of former Rep. Bill Clinger (R-Pa.).
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CU Makes Finances ‘smpl.’ for Young Adults

Program helps consumers age 25 and under navigate their financial futures.
Basic savings, credit, and money management techniques make finances approachable.
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CUs Give Parents, Returning Students a Helping Hand

Employees, members are quick to offer support as school year starts.
CUs display class with generous donations, low-cost loans, and expert advice.
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CUs Expand Their Arsenal in Tax Fight

League CEO sees effort to maintain CU tax exemption as both a threat and opportunity.
‘Let’s look to our toolbox of technology and social media.’
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Special Report: Innovation Part I

Set Your Innovation Process Free

Is formalizing creativity detrimental to the process?
'Good ideas can happen in the office, at a ball game, at church, at a party—anywhere someone’s creative juices are touched.'
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America's Credit Union Conference

Keep Generations X, Y, and Zoomers Happy

Different generations have varying work styles, leadership expert says.
‘We need to invest in coaching, not judging,’ advises Cheryl Cran.
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America's Credit Union Conference

Grant: Don’t Give Until it Hurts

Create a workplace atmosphere where 'givers' thrive.
Those who help others succeed often go far in the workplace.
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America's Credit Union Conference

Open the Doors to Creativity

Everyone has a wellspring of creativity, says Cirque du Soleil’s Lyn Heward.
Embrace ‘collective creativity,’ whereby everyone is responsible for contributing to the creative process.
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America's Credit Union Conference

Indirect Lending: Yea or Nay?

CU lenders debate the wisdom of obtaining loans through auto dealers.
Do CUs do a disservice to members via indirect lending?
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October 2014

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