first_img ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr About a year or so ago, we decided to turn off our water softener. I don’t remember why. I just know we haven’t used it in a long time. Yesterday, we decided we should turn it back on since we couldn’t remember why we shut it down.When I turned it back on, it made this long beeping noise. Upon inspection, I realized that I left the salt in it when I shut it down and now the salt had crystallized and become one solid lump. Home improvement & maintenance are not at the top of my skill sets.So I got a pick and spent an hour breaking up the hardened salt. To occupy my mind, I started thinking about upcoming blog posts and I realized that leaving the salt unattained for a year had a relation to being memberlicious with mortgage loans.How so you ask? Read on………….I left the salt in the water softener and did nothing with it for a year. Sometimes Credit Unions do this with marketing for their mortgage programs. continue reading »last_img