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Put Those Sweaters Back On Although I was a child then, I remember President Jimmy Carter was unpopular. In the winter of 1977, he gave a televised fireside chat wearing a sweater, and told Americans struggling with high energy prices to turn down their thermostats to 65 in the daytime and 55 degrees at night. Americans were standing in line for hours waiting for gasoline they could barely afford. Two years later, he gave another speech asking Americans to cut consumption and move away from materialistic values toward the more meaningful values of society, family and community. I also remember…

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Naomi Snyder


Editor-in-Chief Naomi Snyder is in charge of the editorial coverage at Bank Director. She oversees the magazine and the editorial team’s efforts on the Bank Director website, newsletter and special projects. She has more than two decades of experience in business journalism and spent 15 years as a newspaper reporter. She has a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Illinois and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.

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