The 144,000-member, $1.6 billion Apple Federal Credit Union, Fairfax, Va., has become the first large credit union to leave CUNA this year. Three other large CUs, two from New Mexico and one from Texas, left the trade group last year.
Apple Federal Credit Union has become the first large credit union to leave CUNA this year.
The postmortem on last month’s two failed merger attempts that were victims of member opposition hits on three ingredients: poor communications, a rushed timetable and lack of enough advance explanation to constituents and the public.
In this Print Preview from next week's edition, industry experts look behind the recent rejection of proposed mergers in Louisiana and Montana.
I think that Newt Gingrich may be right about credit unions being government-sponsored enterprises. Consultant Dennis Dollar and others have criticized the presidential candidate and former speaker of the House for describing credit unions as GSEs.
The last few years have been very interesting to comment on the news and, while some things have slowed down, now is no different. Many issues from credit union management to matters in Washington continue to evolve and deserve commentary.
Credit union consulting firm Dollar Associates LLC announced last week that it will add executive recruiting to its list of services offered to the credit union industry beginning in 2012.
Many issues from credit union management to matters in Washington continue to evolve and deserve commentary.
Presidential candidate again misspeaks on credit unions, raising question if its intentional or lack of understanding. Either is troublesome.
Executive recruiting has been added to the list of services offered by the Alabama consultancy run by former NCUA Board chairman Dennis Dollar.