Banks are Currently the Envy of Credit Unions When It Comes to De Novos

Banks are Currently the Envy of Credit Unions When It Comes to De Novos

When it comes to supporting start up financial institutions, the banking industry is beating the credit union industry at its own game. Vic Pantea shares the FDIC’s commitment to de novos and what the NCUA can learn from them.

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The Struggle of De Novo Credit Unions

The Struggle of De Novo Credit Unions

Does the credit union industry stand a chance when the NCUA has made it almost impossible for new charters? Emily Claus discusses the difficulties facing startups, how far we’ve fallen, and what can be done about it.

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NCUA Charters Its First New Federal Credit Union This Year

NCUA Charters Its First New Federal Credit Union This Year

David Baumann of the Washington CU Daily reports on the first federal charter granted in 2020.

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The Greatest Generation: What They Did for Credit Unions

The Greatest Generation: What They Did for Credit Unions

As we celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE-Day, Chip Filson reflects on other contributions made by the Greatest Generation that helped shape the future of America.

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An Example for Today’s Credit Union Pioneers

An Example for Today’s Credit Union Pioneers

A 95-year-old lesson on pioneering new credit unions is still applicable today. Chip Filson shares the lesson of fifteen women with $4.50, the difference that can make, and wonders who will be the pioneer of credit unions today.

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The Entrepreneurs: Attracting the Next Cohort of Credit Union Leaders

The Entrepreneurs: Attracting the Next Cohort of Credit Union Leaders

Renewing credit union membership with younger generations is important, but so is renewing leadership with young entrepreneurs. Chip Filson discusses the need for more encouragement of young leaders and for the NCUA to loosen the barriers to new credit unions.

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