Articles by Lora Bray

It's Not Confusing; It's Confucius!

‘Reviewing what you have learned and learning anew, you are fit to be a teacher.’
What can we learn from past mistakes in the mortgage arena?
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A Bridge Too Far

Dental miscue reveals risks of multi-tasking.
Wise information management will lead to a clean bill of health.
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The Guest in the Garage

Fresh solutions come from approaching business issues with a knowledge and understanding of the facts.
Finding answers to our problems may take time, trial, and error, but performing due diligence is a great start.
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Don't Throw Tomatoes During Difficult Conversations!

How do you help members deal with sensitive financial issues?
Nearly three-fourths of retirees don’t regularly discuss their personal finances with family.
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It's Tea Time!

Settle back, tea cup in hand, as you review this week's research.
Our cup runneth over with information about the economy, employment, and healthcare.
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That's What Friends Are For

Mentoring arrangements benefit all involved parties.
This week’s survey findings examine mobile banking, budget issues—and a brief about young adults moving home that may surprise you.
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There's No Place Like Home...

Know the housing trends, and be the institution that makes the difference.
With mortgage lending there’s more at stake than a simple refinance, first home purchase, or ‘routine’ foreclosure.
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Lost in Plain Sight

Don't look in the same old places for new solutions

Collaborate for the Common Good

Successful collaborations make our jobs easier and more rewarding.
Common goals help CUs create efficiencies.
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Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree

Readiness for the unexpected must be a 'core' competency.
A bird’s eye view of the international economic crisis.
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