From Frank

With 2019 rapidly approaching––meaning we're a year away from being bombarded with news headlines, reports, Powerpoint graphics and more all sharing "2020 Visions"––it's time to start cleaning out the 2018 Reporter's Notebook. 

Looking for some snacks ahead of Thanksgiving dinner? Then consider these appetizers, which also have the advantage of being calorie (but not insight) free:

With Halloween approaching, just dug these items out of the bottom of the old pumpkin. You’ll have to decide whether they are tricks or treats.

While getting ready to throw away a well-traveled piece of luggage, found these notes from recent credit union events on what might lie ahead for the economy in the near future, including estimates based on some unusual indicators. 

At great personal risk of being nominated for the Herb Wegner Award for the Individual Most Likely to Never Receive a Herb Wegner Award, let me ask this:

It’s a day that songs, clichés and poets all say isn’t supposed to arrive, yet for one group of innovative credit unions, “Tomorrow” more than arrived, it lasted for two-and-a-half terrific, idea-sharing, best-practice-learning, growth-oriented, exciting days.