I think CU Times does a good job of reporting goings on incredit union land.

However, I think youneed asharper editing pencil when it comesto telling some stories. When reporting on products and services, Ithink it isincumbent on you to mentionwhen theyare not availabletocertain credit unions. Specifically, anything offered by CUNAcarries the caveat that a credit union must pay dues to a stateleague in order to gain access tothose products.

I have long viewed this exclusionary practice as unfair,outsidethe spirit of the Rochdale Principlesand, moreover,an illegalrestraint of trade.We don't have unlimited funds. After carefulresearch, consideration and a cost-benefit analysis, we chose tochange our affiliationtoNAFCU. We were underserved by the stateleague.Considering theirvery expensivedues structure, we could havehired a big partof a member service representative for the cost ofthose dues. We have nothing but good things to say about theservice and support we receive from NAFCU.And their dues structureis affordable and a fair value forgreat service and support thatwereceive.

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