Cooperative Design’s Two Unmatchable Advantages
In the financial forest, Chip Filson discusses the two elements that have led to the successful growth of the credit union system: ownership and relationship.
The Key to Credit Unions’ Future: Trust Each Other
Chip Filson says an often overlooked element of the credit union model is the trust and involvement of regular member-owners in their credit union. By placing more trust in the member-owner, we are strengthening our credit unions, not burdening them.
How Many Members Does My Credit Union Have?
How does your credit union calculate its total member count? Keegan Daniel covers some of the best methods for determining member count, based on what best suits your needs.
Do the Benefits to Online Membership Opening Outweigh Your Concerns?
Are you closing the door on potential members by not offering an online membership opening process at your credit union? Kristian Daniel addresses why it’s not only beneficial, but why it might be becoming increasingly necessary to remain competitive.
How Come Dave Ramsey Tells People to Use a Debit Card for Everything…But I Can’t Buy a New Big Screen TV With Mine?
My Beef with Credit Unions — In this CUSO Magazine series, a long-time credit union member and industry insider vents about the decisions credit unions make in their day-to-day operations, and wonders why they take that strategy. In this second edition: why can’t I use my debit card to buy a TV and why won’t the credit union explain why?