Articles by Bill Cheney

A Solid Standing With Consumers and Congress

CU membership and financial growth are on the rise.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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What did CUNA accomplish last year, and where are we going in 2012?
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Grassroots Motivation

Let’s carry this year’s momentum into 2012.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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'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.
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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.
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Our ultimate goal is to protect CUs’ ability to continue offering members affordable financial products.
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