Cooperative Strategy


By Rebecca Wessler | Feb. 26, 2018

Five can’t-miss data points this week on

By Marc Rapport | Feb. 26, 2018

Eight mergers in 11 years helped this Michigan credit union develop best practices in mapping core data during a conversion.

By Chip Filson | Aug. 2, 2017

Payouts to senior managers after the PenFed takeover of Belvoir FCU also show need for transparency.

By Rebecca Wessler | July 24, 2017

Five can't-miss data points featured this week on

By Liz Furman | July 24, 2017

Deciding whether, and with whom, to merge can be tricky. Use this list to spark conversations that will lead to a deeper understanding of the benefits, drawbacks, and other implications.

By Jon Jeffreys | July 3, 2017

While the NCUA and the industry examines the merger process, maybe it’s time to consider providing a way for credit unions considering going away to save their value and re-deploy it for the common good.

By Chip Filson | July 3, 2017

A Keystone State credit union vanishes to merger but not without a fight.

By Chip Filson | June 30, 2017

A look at one recent merger shows how information shared and withheld can influence the outcome: the disappearance of yet another credit union with a proud, long history.

By Chip Filson | June 26, 2017

The proposed NCUA rule would require payoffs to take place in the open, exposing merger deals to transparency before members give away millions in equity and member value.

By Rebecca Wessler | June 12, 2017

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