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The Nationwide conversion confronts us -- can a price be placed on credit union membership?
Online forums provide a window on members’ perceptions of credit union conversion proposals.
Planning season can present an opportunity for management to re-examine their charter. Here are some guidelines to make a conversation on conversion fairer for members.
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Philosophical arguments against conversion should be complemented with—or even secondary to—cold hard dollar estimates of the value of membership.
The proposed sale of Nationwide FCU to a bank will force members to choose between their mutual interests and that of their employer.
DFCU Financial has been in the media spotlight because of its bid to convert to a mutual savings bank. Find out how the credit union performed in the first three months of 2006.
Moral arguments aside, Pentagon CEO Frank Pollack states that a strong business case can be made against conversions. The math is simple: the credit union charter is best for members.
In the second in a series of articles, CU*Answers CEO Randy Karnes addresses the conversion debate from the perspective of a vendor. Should vendors weigh in on the debate? Does their vote influence anything?
CU*Answers’ CEO Randy Karnes on the announcement of the conversion of DFCU, the largest credit union in Michigan.
Two large prospective conversions are testing credit union philosophy. Chip Filson asks, are members’ needs put first in conversions to stock-issuing entities?