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As a journalist, I usually don’t dive into a new job as an expert on the subject matter I’m asked to report on. Instead, I become one, by reading articles and interviewing experts, whether the topic is technology or fashion. This job is no different. I went into it with only basic knowledge of credit unions, and over the past three months, my knowledge has deepened. And the more I learn, the more I realize: There really is no downside to CU membership for my generation.

Natasha Chilingerian

Natasha has served as managing editor for CU Times since March 2015. She also served as a communications specialist for Xceed Financial Credit Union in Los Angeles from 2013-2015, and as a CU Times freelancer from 2011-2013. She has been a professional writer for more than 13 years, specializing in news and lifestyle journalism as well as marketing copywriting for companies in the finance and technology space.

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