Articles by Bill Cheney
CU membership and financial growth are on the rise.
April 1, 2012
With a full quarter of the year under our belts, I’m more convinced than ever: Credit unions are on the rise.Read More
CUs, business advocates will continue to push for MBL legislation.
March 19, 2012
The GAC's date change is perfectly timed to encourage congressional action.Read More
The International Year of Cooperatives celebrates co-op principles, history, and benefits.
February 15, 2012
How can CUs get involved in the International Year of Cooperatives?Read More
Moderating the interchange rule is among CUNA’s 2011 accomplishments.
January 1, 2012
What did CUNA accomplish last year, and where are we going in 2012?Read More
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