In this brand new exclusive series from CUSO Magazine, Esteban Camargo bridges the gap of credit union history and food blog… Learn about the life of French-Canadian Alphonse Desjardins before baking a fresh batch of delicious madeleines.
Becky Frankowski reflects on 30 years in accounting, how systems and technologies have changed during her tenure, and what concerns there might be surrounding these changes.
Chip Filson analyzes Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union’s 110 years of service and commitment to the community, along with lessons other credit unions can take away from its success.
22 of the 100 original charters the NCUA granted after the passage of the Federal Credit Union Act are still in business—a rate almost double that of all FCUs. Chip Filson ponders the reason behind this and what lessons we can take from history.
Chip Filson contemplates the old Morris Plan Bank model, its history, its eventual downfall, and why credit unions purchasing banks might be following in its flawed footsteps.
Joanna Eckrich explores the life of Edward Filene, the Father of the American Credit Union System, on his inspiration for, and journey to bringing credit unions to America.
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.