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Back when we started Shared iDiz in 2007, our concept was simply to chat with those working in credit union marketing. We wanted to provide insights, share expertise, challenge unproductive thinking, celebrate fresh viewpoints, and hopefully keep it interesting and fun to read. It’s apparently a long conversation, since we are headed into…

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OMG, it’s almost XMAS!

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Having survived Back to School, eaten way too much candy at Halloween, survived a polarized election, then loosened your belt for Thanksgiving, it suddenly hits you in the middle of Cyber Monday: OMG, it’s almost Xmas! And I haven’t gotten anything to send to our Board! And…and…and I never ordered those cards to…

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The CU vault of horrors

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Stuck trying to come up with a costume idea for the credit union office party? Here are a few grisly ghouls you wouldn’t want to meet in a dark and lonely branch hallway. Grumpy Gertie the Zombie Member She’s not a ghost just yet, but she is often seen shuffling…

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Don’t forget to breathe.

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It’s October, and the world seems to ripen around you. Reds, oranges and yellows pop out overnight against the darker green leaves of trees that aren’t in such a big hurry, while squirrels try to get a little fatter with every walnut they crack open. It’s the best time of the year in the…

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Choose to be worth it.

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They say that in the race to the bottom only one person wins, but I’m not convinced that anyone actually does. We still see credit unions claiming they “do everything a bank does, only cheaper.” Okay, they don’t normally say “cheaper” in their marketing, but they do usually brag about their lower loan…

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