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Lively discussion about topics that matter to credit unions
A few weeks ago a friend and I took a whirlwind tour of seven different Major League baseball games in seven different baseball parks. Our sojourn included Los Angeles, Kansas City, St. Louis, Detroit, Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Denver. Great baseball and wonderful weather made the trip amazing. Then I got home and started to reflect on what I had seen.
I recently made a purchase from a company called Origami Owl. The common observer might say that this company sells necklaces. In reality, it is a personal shopping experience that I have yet to find a comparison to. To begin, you go to their website that literally takes you step by step through the design process of creating your custom piece of jewelry. This is done in a way that makes navigation easy, selection fun and keeps you engaged from step to step.
4th Annual Symposium
October 17-18, 2013
Join 150 people that care deeply about the future of credit unions for two days of fresh speakers, awesome topics and thought-provoking conversations at The Frist Center for Visual Arts in the heart of Nashville. » More
Meet the Editors
Who are these mysterious CU Water Cooler editors you ask? Credit union employees and consultants who have been around the credit union blog-o-sphere since before Twitter! There are no secret handshakes or tattoos, just a shared passion for credit unions, the Internet, fintech and marketing. » More