E.C. Harrison

E.C. Harrison is a freelance writer for  Callahan & Associates. With more than 25 years of experience in writing and editing, he has spent most of his career helping readers understand the latest developments in technology, financial services, and government affairs. He has previously served as a newspaper writer and editor, magazine editor, book editor, speechwriter, and digital marketing manager.

E.C. has received numerous awards for public service, news writing, technology research papers, and marketing/advertising material. A native of South Carolina, he holds a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of South Carolina, where he specialized in creative writing and minored in news-editorial journalism.

RECENT POSTS BY E.C. HARRISON

By E.C. Harrison | Dec. 9, 2019

Cooperatives are the last refuges for holiday loans and Christmas club accounts, but members can find skip-a-payment, credit card rewards deals, and post-holiday debt consolidation programs there, too.

By E.C. Harrison | Nov. 18, 2019

The CEO of the Self-Help credit unions uses secondary capital to fight predatory lending and protect financially vulnerable consumers.

By E.C. Harrison | Nov. 18, 2019

Interest in secondary capital is growing, and new strategies, larger loans, and precedent-setting decisions by the NCUA could dramatically change the way credit unions deploy it.

 

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By E.C. Harrison | Nov. 4, 2019

Three credit union leaders talk about tactics to keep lending in line with federal regulations.

By E.C. Harrison | Oct. 21, 2019

With credit union acquisitions of banks on the rise, the ABA has gone on the offensive. Sound CU shares why its recent purchase of The Bank of Washington makes good business sense and its strategies for onboarding former bank customers, employees, loans, and more.

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