Cooperative Strategy


By Chip Filson | July 17, 2013

The June 30, 2013, update of the U.S. Central Federal Credit Union securities shows that of the total $3.5 billion other-than-temporary-impairment (OTTI) future loss estimates, more than $2.3 billion is still unused.

By Jennifer Davis | July 5, 2013

Here are four different ways you can join the conversation about the need for an understanding of cooperative principles in regulatory leadership.

By Chip Filson | June 10, 2013

Co-Ops for Change is crowd-sourcing data on each corporate credit union’s portfolio that was taken to collateralize the NCUA Guaranteed Notes (NGN).


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By Parth Kapoor | May 2, 2013

By Drew Grossman | April 15, 2013

Corporate credit unions pool resources and create economies of scale to help member credit unions succeed.

By Drew Grossman | April 15, 2013

Credit unions use informal networks to share best practices and resources to better serve their members.

By Chip Filson | Feb. 18, 2013

Lack of cooperative principles led to NCUA missteps during the financial crisis. Restoring those principles, widely tested through 75 years should, be our guide forward.

By Chip Filson | Feb. 18, 2013

To promote the continuous evolution of the credit union charter and its multifaceted contributions to the country’s economic progress, a new cooperative regulatory structure is needed.

By Sean Hession | Feb. 7, 2013

Smaller credit unions historically relied on corporates. Are there steps a cooperative industry can take to aid these credit unions in their portfolio management?

By Chip Filson | July 23, 2012

Will the NCUA board do the right thing for credit unions? Can NCUA evolve with changing priorities?