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3 questions with LSC’s Libby Calderone

first_img 16SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,Lauren Culp Lauren Culp is the Publisher & CEO at CUInsight.com.She leads the growing team at CUInsight, works with organizations serving credit unions to maximize their brand and exposure, connects … Web: https://www.cuinsight.com Details CUInsight Publisher & CEO Lauren Culp is joined by Libby Calderon, President and COO at LSC, for a quick interview with just 3 questions about the COVID-19 crisis…(0:48) What is your company doing to support credit unions and their members during the COVID-19 crisis?(4:16) How do you think that COVID-19 might affect credit unions and the way that we do business in the long-term?(7:53) What tips do you have for staying sane during trying times?Click here to learn more about LSC!last_img read more

Michael Owen’s FA Cup and Premier League predictions including Liverpool, Arsenal & Man City

first_imgMichael Owen’s FA Cup and Premier League predictions including Liverpool, Arsenal & Man City Comment Michael OwenFriday 5 Apr 2019 11:39 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link Advertisement Man City came from 2-0 down to beat Swansea in their quarter final tie (Picture: Getty)City continue their attempt for a clean sweep of trophies this season and they are very strong favourites in their FA Cup Semi Final with lowly Brighton. Albion needed penalties in the last round to eliminate Championship outfit Millwall and were beaten 2-0 in Manchester earlier in the season. They have only tasted victory once in their last ten top flight matches and will need to produce a huge shock to qualify for the final. City may not need to reach top form to progress but will surely have far too much weaponry. Once again they were on the bridle when defeating relegation threatened Cardiff 2-0 at home in midweek and you always feel the team can easily go through the gears if necessary.Michael’s prediction: 3-0Watford vs Wolves Eden Hazard was back to his best in the midweek win over Brighton (Picture: Getty)Chelsea followed up their late win at Cardiff with a resounding 3-0 home win over Brighton on Wednesday and will be hoping to make it a quick double when they host West Ham. Victory is looking essential to keep their top four hopes alive and with only one defeat on home soil in the PL this term they have made Stamford Bridge quite a fortress. The Hammers have taken just one point from a possible last eighteen on the road and despite plenty of attacking flair are highly unlikely to add to that tally here.Michael’s prediction: 3-1Manchester City vs Brighton Advertisementcenter_img Huddersfield Town’s relegation was confirmed last week at Selhurst Park (Picture: Getty)Relegation was confirmed for the Terriers last weekend during a fourth straight loss and they may very well be regretting sacking manager David Wagner now. It’s difficult to see, with a tough fixture list ahead, where they will find another win and with the squad demoralised a veil of gloom hangs over them. Leicester are battling to finish in the top half and with three wins on the bounce are in terrific form. Striker Jamie Vardy has scored six goals in his last seven appearance and is bound to be a handful again.Michael’s prediction: 0-2Newcastle vs Crystal PalaceNewcastle as expected were defeated in London on Monday as Arsenal proved too strong but back on home turf the Toon can get back to winning ways. They are not totally safe from the drop but one more success should be sufficient. With seven PL wins at St James Park United are strong although ironically Palace have tasted more success on their travels than at home. The Eagles were unable to prevent Spurs from crowning the opening of their new ground with victory on Wednesday evening where they also failed to score. The clubs played out a goalless draw earlier in the season and I expect another low scoring and tight affair.Michael’s prediction: 1-0Everton vs Arsenal Arsenal temporarily moved into third after Monday’s win over Newcastle (Picture: Getty)The Gunners have hit top form at the right time and after looking likely to miss out on a top four place have taken 16 points from a possible 18 during a great six game unbeaten run. They now travel north to Merseyside where hosts Everton are also suddenly finding some late season form and hoping to finish in the top ten. Successive wins over London clubs Chelsea and West Ham see the Toffees looking for a capital hat trick and there certainly could be a surprise I feel. With London rivals Spurs and Chelsea both successful on Wednesday there is now just a solitary point between the trio but I will be surprised if the visitors can come away with all three points on this occasion.AdvertisementAdvertisementMichael’s prediction: 1-1Chelsea vs West Ham Elton John was the Watford chairman last time they reached an FA Cup final in 1984 (Picture: Getty)The second Semi Final looks far more intriguing and difficult to call. Both enjoyed tremendous midweek success and are in relatively decent form. Only one point separates the pair in the PL table so this is a contest which could go either way. With plenty of attacking options it’s hard not to envisage plenty of chances and this should be a great battle. Purely at the prices and with the tag of underdogs a little surprising, I think Watford will finally prevail and reach the final.AdvertisementMichael’s prediction: 2-1Michael’s Weekend Treble – Liverpool, Leicester and Chelsea all to win at 13/5More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal It’s a huge weekend of FA Cup and Premier League action (Picture: Getty / Metro)We’re set for a weekend of Premier League and FA Cup action – and Brand Ambassador Michael Owen has again shared his thoughts exclusively with BetVictor.Southampton vs Liverpool Liverpool left it late against Tottenham last weekend (Picture: Getty)Liverpool face a tricky away trip here to St Mary’s where Southampton have already beaten Spurs and Arsenal this season. The Saints are still involved at the foot but gave themselves some much needed breathing space with a 1-0 win at rivals Brighton. They now have a five point cushion over the final relegation spot. The Reds know once again that three points are a must and may very well need to score at least twice as I fully expect the hosts to notch.AdvertisementAdvertisementMichael’s prediction: 1-2Bournemouth vs BurnleyI am sure Burnley manager Sean Dyche would snap your hand off for a point here with the Clarets now five points clear of the drop zone and gradually moving away from danger. A superb 2-0 home success over Wolves ended a frustrating run of four straight defeats and with some tough fixtures ahead they need to avoid defeat on the South Coast. The Cherries have only tasted victory once themselves during their last eight outings which has seen them fall into the bottom half where they now look likely to remain. Survival looks assured, which was always the target, so both teams may be content to share the spoils.ADVERTISEMENTMichael’s prediction: 1-1Huddersfield vs Leicester Citylast_img read more

Renovated cottage sells for $1.055m

first_img SEE WHAT ELSE IS FOR SALE IN WAVELL HEIGHTS MORE REAL ESTATE STORIES “The local family who bought it were just looking for a house to accommodate them but nothing too big,” he said.“It was the house that drew them to this area, not the geographic location.” The previous record had been held for almost nine years by 7 Vaucluse St, which sold for $950,000 in 2010.Harcourts Solutions Mitchelton agent Scott Rumble said the property had been listed at $1.05 million and buyer interest drove the price above expectations.More from newsFor under $10m you can buy a luxurious home with a two-lane bowling alley5 Apr 2017Military and railway history come together on bush block24 Apr 2019 The ground floor rumpus room opens out to the undercover entertaining area.“The sellers and the buyers are very happy with the result,” Mr Rumble said.“We had multiple offers on the property and we were pretty confident with where the market sat.” The outdoor decking area with bi-fold doors to the main living area.The renovated four-bedroom house at 21 Vaucluse St, sold privately for $1.055 million after a 21 day campaign. Above the rumpus is the main living area with galley kitchen.He said the home had similar features to others in the area, but the quality of the renovation and finishings gave it a competitive edge. The house at 21 Vaucluse St, Wavell Heights has four bedrooms, plantation shutters and a dedicated hallway picture wall.A 1950 cottage has broken a street record by becoming the first house on Vaucluse St at Wavell Heights to sell for more than $1 million. >>>FOLLOW THE COURIER-MAIL REAL ESTATE TEAM ON FACEBOOK<<<last_img read more

Sky announce Roche signing

first_img Press Association The 30-year-old, who has a wealth of Grand Tour experience, is joined at the British squad by Scot Andrew Fenn, Czech rider Leopold Konig, Dutchman Wout Poels and Lars Petter Nordhaug, who has re-signed for Team Sky after two years away. Roche’s signing is significant as it strengthens Chris Froome’s support for the 2015 Tour de France, while simultaneously weakening Alberto Contador’s squad as the Irishman was previously at Tinkoff-Saxo. Team Sky has announced the signing of Irishman Nicolas Roche as one of five new names for 2015. Brailsford added: “We’ve signed five quality riders for next season and each one of them will help strengthen and enhance the squad. “We have a strong nucleus of riders at Team Sky and these signings will be excellent additions to the squad. “They all bring their own qualities and we’re looking forward to welcoming them to the team and seeing them in action next season.” Roche, the son of 1987 Tour de France winner and world champion Stephen Roche, said: “It’s a great honour to sign for Team Sky and I have the opportunity to ride with some of the best riders in the world. “I feel that I’m still developing as a rider so now’s the perfect time to join Team Sky and to continue my upwards path.” Team Sky principal Sir Dave Brailsford said: “He brings a wealth of experience, having ridden 13 Grand Tours in his career, and that will be invaluable to the team. “Nicolas has the perfect character and temperament for us and we expect him to play a key role next season.” Konig is also likely to play a strong support role for Froome, while also riding Grand Tours for a high placing himself. While with Team Net-App-Endura, Konig placed seventh in the 2014 Tour de France and he has claimed stage wins at the Vuelta a Espana, Tour of California and Tour of Britain. The 24-year-old Fenn becomes Team Sky’s first Scottish rider, after moving from Mark Cavendish’s Omega Pharma-QuickStep squad. Poels becomes the first Dutchman at Team Sky and the climber has been watched by the squad for some time, while Nordhaug returns after a three-year stay from 2010 to 2012. last_img read more

Texas A&M-CC looks to extend streak vs McNeese St.

first_imgTexas A&M-CC looks to extend streak vs McNeese St. Associated Press Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditMcNeese State (12-10, 7-4) vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (9-14, 5-7)American Bank Center, Corpus Christi, Texas; Wednesday, 8 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Texas A&M-Corpus Christi looks for its 10th straight win in the head-to-head series over McNeese State. In its last nine wins against the Cowboys, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi has won by an average of 10 points. McNeese State’s last win in the series came on Jan. 10, 2013, a 75-71 victory. February 4, 2020center_img SUPER SENIORS: Texas A&M-Corpus Christi has relied heavily on its seniors this year. Myles Smith, Jashawn Talton-Thomas, Elijah Schmidt and Tony Lewis have combined to account for 56 percent of the team’s scoring this year and 63 percent of all Islanders points over the last five games.STEPPING IT UP: The Islanders have scored 66.8 points per game against conference opponents thus far, an improvement from the 57.8 per game they put up in non-conference play.FACILITATING THE OFFENSE: A.J. Lawson has either made or assisted on 42 percent of all McNeese State field goals over the last three games. The junior guard has accounted for 23 field goals and 19 assists in those games.SLIPPING AT 73: Texas A&M-Corpus Christi is 0-6 this year when it allows 73 points or more and 9-8 when holding opponents to fewer than 73.UNBEATEN WHEN: McNeese State is a perfect 7-0 when it turns the ball over 13 times or fewer. The Cowboys are 5-10 when they record more than 13 turnovers. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi has created 13 turnovers per game in Southland play and 12.6 per game over its last five. DID YOU KNOW: The McNeese State offense has scored 81.7 points per game, the ninth-highest figure in Division I. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi has only averaged 64 points per game, which ranks 291st nationally.___For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.comlast_img read more

Tusks from Grevena recognised by Guiness Book of Records

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram A fossil mastodon tusk found in the northern Greek region of Grevena has officially been entered into the Guinness Book of Records as the largest ever found. The tusk is truly mammoth at 5.02 metres in length, dates back three million years and belongs to the extinct mastodon species Mammut borsoni. The previous record for the world’s largest tusk was also held by a tusk found in the Grevena region in 1997, with a length of 4.39 metres.In a special event at the Milias Natural History Museum, where the tusks and other paleontological finds discovered in a local dig are on display, the Guinness Book of Records also awarded the museum and Grevena local authorities for their contribution to the work being carried out by Thessaloniki University’s Geology Department.After receiving the prize, Grevena prefect Dimosthenis Kouptsidis outlined plans for a modern Paleontology Centre in the Milias are, at a site near the excavation area.last_img read more