The P.A.

A weekly address from Patrick Adams,
CEO of St. Louis Community Credit Union

Real Solutions For Real People

On January 17th, 2017, posted in: Uncategorized by

Business meeting casualI love talking with our staff. They are insightful, thoughtful, compassionate, mission-centered and generally speaking, some of the finest people I’ve ever met. Did I say smart? Yes, very smart too. Read more »

Stop Making Pennies!

On January 9th, 2017, posted in: Uncategorized by

jar of penniesHere’s a New Year’s resolution for the U.S. Mint (you know, the people who make coins): Stop making pennies! It costs 1.5 cents to make a penny. Under the category of fiscal responsibility, this seems like a place to become more prudent. Read more »

The Network Effect

On January 3rd, 2017, posted in: Uncategorized by

hands all inPeople with years of research, who have that “boots on the ground” experience, have come to understand that poverty doesn’t emerge from a vacuum. Rather, it is the confluence of social, economic and personal forces that make it hard for a family to find stability. In St. Louis Community Credit Union’s (SLCCU) business plan, we set out to be ever present at the center of these forces. We are committed to creating the necessary pathways by and between the members and communities we serve with the many critical resources of our current and future partners.  Our business plan is centered on organizing a series of related efforts into a cohesive offer that improves the many facets of the lives of our St. Louis region. Read more »

Are We So Darn Busy?

On December 27th, 2016, posted in: Uncategorized by

hand writing thank youThank you. Two words that get my vote for “most needed remedy for what ails America.” Read more »

Make No Small Plans Here

On December 19th, 2016, posted in: Uncategorized by

PennantIf I pronounce the letters O-R-U, do you have a clue? If I say O-S-U? How about M-U, I-U, or my all-time favorite I-U-P-U-I? My guess is that you get the drift and have hooked on to the idea that these are abbreviations for institutions of higher learning. Read more »