Articles by Bill Cheney

A Solid Standing With Consumers and Congress

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.
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It’s Time for Congress to Act

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.
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Cooperatively Yours

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?
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President's Perspective

Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going

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?
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President's Perspective

Grassroots Motivation

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.
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A Good Way To Save Money

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.
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The Vital Need for Co-ops

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.
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Growing Younger

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.
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Interchange: A Coda

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."
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Interchange By the Numbers

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.
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