Chip Filson shares his thoughts on the 50th anniversary of cooperative CUSO CU*Answers and the message they sent to owners.
With credit union numbers dwindling and de novo efforts few and far between, Chip Filson looks at one area of the country where new ground might be made again: schools.
Are credit unions really democratic institutions when less than ten percent of the membership can vote away that institution’s existence? Chip Filson wonders whether credit union cooperative design has eroded of the years.
“When government gets more money, it wants to spend more,” warned Ed Callahan in 1984. Chip Filson calls on credit unions to hold NCUA’s feet to the fire when it comes to returning AME surpluses to credit unions.
Chip Filson reflects on Kyle Hauptman’s first NCUA board meeting, how he chose to break from the script, and what it may predict for the rest of his time on the NCUA.