The P.A.

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

St. Louis Community Credit Union Is a Top Workplace

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

top workplaces 2016If you want the “thing to do” in the world of motorcycles, you buy a Harley. If you want the “thing to do” in greeting cards, you check Hallmark first. And as an employee of a credit union, if you want the “thing to do,” then you work for St. Louis Community Credit Union.

Yes, we are proud to announce that St. Louis Community Credit Union has been voted a Top Workplace within our region. Congratulations to a great team! (more…)

My Grandson Is All That and a Bag of Chips

On June 20th, 2016, posted in: Uncategorized by 1 Comment

Boy ices skatingIn this world preoccupied with “who’s zooming who,” there remains room for sweet and innocent — lots of room. I (for one) need those tender moments to counterbalance a full schedule and the ever-changing dynamics of the daily grind. While “Mach VI with your hair on fire” is standard operating procedure on any given day, the sweetness of a tender moment touched by a quiet breath is a welcome reprieve to the otherwise raging windstorm. God just seems to know things like when to quiet the storm. I am thankful. The little boy who named me Poppy seems to have a sensitivity that far and away exceeds his age.  We’re all the better off for it.  (more…)

The Wild, Wild West of Lending

On June 13th, 2016, posted in: Uncategorized by

wild wild westWe should have been on the stage sharing with the packed house what St. Louis Community Credit Union (SLCCU) does from our corner of the world to combat payday lending. We have an alternative to the otherwise usurious nature of a loan product that is far from conducive to allowing families to build wealth. We’ve had the products for years, helping consumers save $8 million annually. (more…)

Stop to Smell the Roses

On June 6th, 2016, posted in: Uncategorized by

fishing with grandpa“Start living — that’s the next thing on my list.”

How many times have you “had to mow the lawn”? Or “have to do the dishes?”  Really, is our top priority “to have to get the car washed”? Does the garage floor really have to be spotless? I’m going to enjoy this coming summer as much as possible with my grandkids, kids and wife. I’ve got a list, but it’s not what you think. (more…)