Articles by Bill Cheney
Let’s carry this year’s momentum into 2012.
December 22, 2011
Here are lessons for CUs as we wrap up this year and head into a big political year.Read More
CUs’ challenge is to make good on consumers’ expectations.
November 1, 2011
When Bank of America announced that it will start imposing a $5 monthly fee for debit card use on a big chunk of its customers, we heard the comments—from consumers, the press, and even the U.S. president.Read More
The cooperative movement has made its impact around the world.
October 10, 2011
For CUs and other cooperatives, 'democratic member control' is one of the principles by which they operate.Read More
Several programs help CUs attract younger members.
September 26, 2011
'How do we get more young people to become members?' That’s more than just the topic du jour for credit unions. It’s a strategic imperative.Read More
CUs played a determinative role in the Fed’s final rule.
August 8, 2011
On June 29, the Federal Reserve Board of Governors adopted its debit interchange final rule, described (by some) as "surprising" and by others as "infuriating."Read More
CUs have been loud and clear on the interchange issue.
July 1, 2011
Our ultimate goal is to protect CUs’ ability to continue offering members affordable financial products.Read More
Circle two dates on your calendar: July 21 and July 27.
June 5, 2011
The final rules on debit interchange fees take effect in July barring any legislative delays.Read More
A CUNA subcommittee leads the charge to a better regulator-CU relationship.
May 23, 2011
There should be a healthy tension between the regulator and the regulated. Recently, however, it seems the tension has become “healthier” than usual.Read More
The GAC’s ‘big voice’ is delivering results.
April 11, 2011
CUs work best when they work together—unified toward common goalsRead More
Interchange is a troublesome challenge for CUs.
March 8, 2011
CUNA urges Congress to take another look at the interchange provision and its impact on smaller institutions.Read More