Cooperative Strategy

Mergers

By Sharon Simpson | April 17, 2017

Thinking of buying a bank? Check out these best practices and insights from credit unions in the know.

By Liz Furman | April 1, 2017

Mergers are on the rise, but smaller credit union still continue to play an important role in the industry.

By Callahan & Associates, Inc. | March 23, 2017

Callahan & Associates and Jim Minge discuss how Texas Trust determined its goals, laid out its plan, and worked its 5-year strategy.

 

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By Jon Jeffreys | March 22, 2017

The debate over credit union mergers should be about engaging member-owners as much as throwing shade at sales jobs by self-serving insiders.

By Randy Karnes | March 22, 2017

Why the merger system is too rigged for “insider gains.”

By Chip Filson | March 8, 2017

Some mergers now appear to be little more than bank-like takeovers, without the transparency.

By Erik Payne | Feb. 20, 2017

How Texas Trust’s approach to lending, technology, and convenience paved the path to asset growth.

By Chip Filson | Feb. 14, 2017

When member-owned financial cooperatives are sold in a merger that is really a fire sale, the benefit goes to the buyers, the selling board, and senior managers at the members’ expense.

By Chip Filson | Feb. 14, 2017

There is an alternative approach to self-dealing credit union mergers that corrupt the ideals of member-owned financial cooperatives.

By Rebecca Wessler | Jan. 17, 2017

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