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Experiences spark new ideas.

So many credit union conferences take place every year that it’s hard to choose which ones are worth attending – especially for a CU Times editor, since it means taking time away from what can often feel like a round-the-clock job and dealing with the hassles of travel.

A couple of weeks ago, I attended a smaller conference that was well worth the effort, and not just because it took place in one of my favorite Southern cities, the historic and haunted Savannah, Ga. I kicked off CU Business Group’s 2018 National Business Conference with an interview with CUBG CEO Larry Middleman, where I learned that while credit unions servicing businesses are doing great on the lending side, they’re still working to build business deposits; plus, many have business members with small loan requests (see page 6 for the full interview).

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Natasha Chilingerian

Natasha has served as an editor for CU Times since March 2015. She also served as a communications specialist for Xceed Financial Credit Union (now Kinecta FCU) in Los Angeles from 2013-2015, and as a CU Times freelancer from 2011-2013. She has been a professional writer for more than 16 years, specializing in news and lifestyle journalism as well as marketing copywriting for companies in the finance and technology space.

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