The P.A.

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

Seventeen to 20 years loosely defines a generation. So on the horizon sits about 25 percent of the population, born between 1995 and 2012. They’re the generation after the oft referred to Millennials that, by most accounts, have rocked our world. What do we call them? Centennials? iGen? How will this cohort act? Here’s some early discussion. (Remember, they are between five and 17 years old). Read more »

We need STEM Graduates

On September 5th, 2017, posted in: Just Because, Uncategorized by

ruler and notebook on deskBig news! No, not that Taylor Swift released her new album. No, not that the Cardinals are barely above .500. No, not that one lady won north of $750 million. Nope! The big news that should be grabbing all of the headlines is that most of the smart kids are not in America.  Read more »

solar eclipseThe eclipse is over. It came and went last Monday, August 21. Like an ice cream cone at a summer picnic in August, before you could get your glasses adjusted and look to the heavens, it was gone. Nothing more than a summer memory. Read more »

Unintended Consequences

On August 21st, 2017, posted in: Uncategorized by

soda bottlesI get it. You want people to be physically healthy for a myriad of reasons: quality of life; lower insurance/medical expenses that leads to a better financial security; and reduced costs on support services to those who might otherwise be taxing the system(s) that provide for the infirm. Personally and corporately, healthy people are better for the communities in which we live. Read more »

On August 14th, 2017, posted in: Just Because, Uncategorized by

blank name tagI was speaking with a confidant the other day — i.e., someone you can confide in, someone you trust with secrets that, if leaked to the world, would embarrass you and your family for generations. In other words, this person knows stuff that no one else knows, like the time that…never mind. Read more »