Bill Brooks

  • Blaine 10; NCUA 0

    The article "Blaine Takes on NCUA" [CU Times, Jan. 12, page 1] was a great diversion from the never-ending snowstorms of late.

  • Pox on Robo Lending

    As treasurer/CEO of a small ($1.8 million assets, 500 members) credit union, I can wholeheartedly endorse many of the excellent

  • Credit Union Times ON AIR: Issues Affecting Credit Union Volunteers

    Credit Union Times ON AIR this week featured a variety of issues affecting credit union volunteers from education to volunteer/CEO relations to paying "volunteers."

  • We Need to Fix the Broken CU Model

    If it ain't broke, don't fix it!" This celebrated chestnut causes more damage than good and delays calls for correction. It supports defective conclusions about the true effectiveness of what is seemingly unbroken.

  • Arrowhead-NCUA Dispute Is Steeped in Accounting Tea Leaves

    The $808 million Arrowhead Central Credit Union's June 30 call reports, released by the NCUA July 22, show a $1.45 million net loss, primarily due to an increase in loan-loss provisioning from $6 million as of March 31 to nearly $19 million.

  • Brooks: Arrowhead Board Should Have Objected to Conservatorship

    Former Lafayette Federal Credit Union CEO Bill Brooks said he thinks Arrowhead Central Credit Union's board should have filed a formal objection to the NCUA's June 25 conservatorship.

  • The Member-Owned Myth

    The March 31 Editor-in-Chief's column was a very gutsy and provocative piece. While I am not sure I agree with all of it, there are many issues raised that are critical for credit unions to address.

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