Sadly, many CUs refrain from chasing emerging markets until they’re considered “profitable.”

I appreciate my vantage point and what I am able to read, listen to, email and absorb in this job. It’s a fascinating position to be in. Natasha Chilingerian and I receive editorial, op-ed and story pitches on a daily basis. We get those pitches, mainly by email, from those deep inside the credit union world. And, as I’ve mentioned before, we carefully go through each one. Then there are the days when we get the pitches that aren’t all the way tied into credit unions, but could lead to a story idea. It’s these pitches that can be pretty interesting and sometimes, just offensive. Such as:

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