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There’s something afoot inside the banking public relations and lobbying game. In less than a month, two opinion pieces (one disguised as a news article) published in two high-profile, Washington, D.C.-focused news outlets have attempted to change the image and talking points of what credit unions actually are to consumers, members, the country and the financial industry at large. In fact, I’d argue the two hit pieces were a way to drag credit unions into the for-profit banking pool/swamp to say, “Hey look! Credit unions also suck – they’re just like us!”

Honestly, I don’t think I have to argue that point – that’s exactly what those articles were about.

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Michael Ogden

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