Articles by Lora Bray

Finding Hidden Treasures

Both jobs and volunteer opportunities are valuable commodities.
‘Individual unemployment is the strongest predictor of default.’
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Times of Plenty

Gardeners and consumers alike must preserve and protect their returns.
How might your CU help members grow and keep their harvest?
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A Fair Analogy

Be the most learned of the fair, most fair of the learned
We all have the responsibility to know what our function is, and to do it well
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Where Does the Time Go?

Members need CUs’ help with retirement planning.
There’s a collective retirement gap among working households that ranges from $6.8 to $14 trillion depending on the financial measure.
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School Days

How can CUs help young adults with their first major financial decision?
Rising student loan debt hinders consumers’ ability to take out mortgages.
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Cause for a Rebel

How might challenging the status quo help you respectfully serve those around you?
Sometimes it is appropriate to rebel against tried and true practices.
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'Where Did We Park?'

Don’t overlook those mundane yet important details when launching into a new venture.
Unbridled enthusiasm can preempt us from laying a firm foundation for successful project implementation.
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Cut Through the Fog

Can your CU be a beacon of hope for consumers blanketed with student loan debt?
Be a lighthouse to help members navigate to successful financial outcomes.
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Dress for Success

Be ‘loud and proud’ about the products and services you offer and the image you present.
Be ‘loud and proud’ about the products and services you offer and the image you present.
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Find Your Voice

CUs hit the high notes for their members.
Are you singing the right part—or are you a soprano trying to master the bass line? 
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