"The title is from an Appalachian spiritual that entreats people to share good news of great significance.
Today, good news is in short supply. Economic low points, market volatility, and continuing efforts to fix the problems in Washington dominate headlines.
But there is a bright spot, a light that could show people facing hardship as well as national policy makers a clear path forward. The message is simple: the most viable financial model in America today is the cooperative credit union system."
The text above begins Chip Filson's essay from the 3Q2008 edition of Credit Union Strategy & Performance. It is the appropriate lead in to announce the winners of this year's contest to replace the NCUA "Uncle Sam" ad. And the winner is....
Jeffry Pilcher, Publisher of the Financial Brand
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