Musings from the CU Suite

Jun 23, 2023

Engage - And This Week's Reading Pile

Written by Anthony Demangone, Powered by NAFCU

I can hardly wait – NAFCU’s Annual Conference – Engage – starts next week. This weekend, I’ll be busy packing and prepping. I look forward to seeing you there.

If you are heading out to California (or not), here is this week’s reading pile.


  • Return to Office Enters the Desperation Phase. (NYT) I think the headline is misleading. This is a good article on what some large firms are doing.
  • Regulators are looking into Web "Dark Patterns. "  More info on “Dark Patterns” here. Is this the next regulator target?
  • Bank loyalty is falling. (FB)
  • Office delinquency rates pop in May. (Ritholtz)
  • America is getting older. (
  • May housing starts: Record number of multi-family housing units under construction. (Calculated Risk)
  • 30 one-sentence stories from people who have  built better habits. (JamesClear)
  • Here’s an oldie but a goodie. Decision making by John Spence. (John Spence)

About the Author

Anthony Demangone, Executive Vice President and COO, NAFCU

Anthony Demangone, NCCO is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at NAFCU, where he oversees day-to-day operations and manages the association's education, marketing, membership, human resources, building facilities, finance and information technology functions. He also authors NAFCU's executive blog, Musings from the CU Suite and co-authored "Managing and Leading Well," a book for credit union leaders, with NAFCU President and CEO Dan Berger.

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