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The CU Water Cooler is here to help credit union pros see the most important banking, social media, marketing, technology and people stories without having to scour the web every day. Our editors tag daily links, write weekly articles and host an annual symposium. We also showcase the latest posts from top industry blogs.

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6th Annual Symposium

October 1-2, 2015
Kansas City, Missouri

Join 150 people that care deeply about the future of credit unions for two days of fresh speakers, awesome topics and thought-provoking conversations. In 2015, the event will be held in Kansas City, Missouri at the renowned Alamo Drafthouse Cinema. Grab your super earlybird tickets today.

Charlie Trotter, 2014 Symposium

Charlie Trotter, 2014 Symposium

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.