Fri.Jun 14, 2019

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.14.19

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… As a freelancer who works alone in a home office, I understand social isolation, but I’m an introvert who loves the solitude—and gets out enough—so I’m okay, in case you were wondering, Mum.

#1 Ranked Member Check In Software Used Worldwide (With Step-by-Step Tutorial)

Wild Apricot

This easy-to-implement member check in process helps you keep track of attendees, create records, and adds a level of professionalism for your members

Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans


If you have filed a FAFSA – this means Free Application for Federal Student Aid, and you have already been accepted to a college, then congratulations are in order. The school shall send you a letter which will list down all of the different types of financial aid that you are eligible for.

The Bad Habits That Might Be Driving Your Fellow Travelers Nuts

Associations Now

A new Expedia study lays out the need for good etiquette on the road—and the behaviors that are most likely to frustrate your neighbors. Despite the complaints, travelers don’t want to start a fight. Are you the kind of traveler who switches seat for the sake of another passenger?

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Chase Credit Journey


This is a free tool that is offered by Chase and allows you to check and keep track of your credit report and credit score. Your credit report simply outlines all of your financial activities, which includes the loans that you have taken and how you are paying off these loans.

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The Group Lobbying the States for a Presidential Popular Vote

Associations Now

The National Popular Vote has long made the case that there’s no reason that states have to stick with the electoral college—and has legislative success stories to show for it. We’re closer than ever to a popular vote in the United States—and a nonprofit might be the reason for the shift.

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Daily Buzz: Taking a Stand on All-Male Speaking Panels

Associations Now

Want the director of the NIH to speak at your conference? Women better be included too. Also: Can associations cure loneliness? Manel” (noun): an all-male speaking panel that frequently occurs at scientific meetings.

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Membership Hack: Museum Exhibit

Associations Now

Members of the International Trademark Association created an exhibit for the National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum. The exhibit uses content inspired by a public awareness campaign that educates young people on counterfeit goods. How to hack it?