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BLS: Expect Sustained Employment Growth

Job growth coming from higher-paying professions.
Salary costs will grow, but not enough to ignite inflation.
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Schenk: Latest BLS Job Report Reveals ‘Three Big Positives’

Unemployment rate falls below 6% as economy adds 248,000 jobs.
Report may ‘change the future course of interest-rate adjustments.’
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Our Employment Situation: What Is America Singing?

The employment picture is improving overall, but it remains fuzzy for young workers.
‘Job prospects for young high school and college graduates remain dim.’
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Student Loan Debt Inhibits American Dream for Many

Pursuit of the American Dream—and higher education—often carries a big price tag.
Student debt prevents many young adults from achieving financial goals, such as buying homes.
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Light Bulb Moments

What lessons can CUs learn from Thomas Edison?
‘Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.’
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Dear President Obama…

How to stimulate both short-term economic growth and long-term fiscal responsibility.
These suggestions aren’t politically palatable, but at least you have options.
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Employment Picture a Bit Fuzzy

Bureau of Labor Statistics sends mixed signals about labor market health.
There is good and bad news on the economy, says CUNA economist Mike Schenk.
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It’s a Piece of Cake!

Best laid plans must be altered at times but that doesn’t mean our initial attempts are without value.
Think about how you reposition products or services to accommodate consumers.
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‘Drop That GPS and See Where Life Takes You!’

How we respond to the unexpected can make for interesting journeys rich in opportunity.
Flexibility is essential not only in daily life but in meeting the needs of our jobs and members.
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The Trouble with Enigmas

Don’t assume members will figure out the CU difference on their own.
Consumers don’t have the time or inclination to solve riddles, decipher cryptic messages, or unwrap enigmas.
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