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ARTICLES BY Brooke C. Stoddard

By Brooke C. Stoddard | Oct. 1, 2010

A strong membership frees up resources to build a stronger credit union.

By Brooke C. Stoddard | Oct. 1, 2010

Working in niches, growing organically, fostering relationships, and emphasizing safety and soundness have helped this two-branch credit union thrive in the Southern California market.

By Brooke C. Stoddard | July 5, 2010

Despite stringent measures implemented in 2008, Arizona State Credit Union demonstrates it is good at helping people.

By Brooke C. Stoddard | July 1, 2010

BECU's community outreach has various components, including affordable housing, financial education, and community investment.

By Brooke C. Stoddard | July 1, 2010

Credit Union 1 is the only state-chartered credit union in Alaska. Its field of membership includes residents and workers, who the credit union serves through its 15 branches--some reachable only by airplane--located throughout the vast state.

By Brooke C. Stoddard | June 21, 2010

MAX Credit Union has numerous ways of working in the communities it serves, including sponsoring the Montgomery Biscuits, the area’s Minor League Baseball team.

By Brooke C. Stoddard | April 5, 2010

John Tippets talks about the economy, California’s stinging real estate market, and the credit union’s return to its core competencies.

By Brooke C. Stoddard | April 1, 2010

North Island Credit Union put in place a rigorous cost-cutting regime as soon as the economic crisis hit.

By Brooke C. Stoddard | April 1, 2010

Hershey Federal Credit Union was hit with the impact of financial troubles before 2009 and worries about growth and regulation in the upcoming years.

By Brooke C. Stoddard | April 1, 2010

Rob Stuart worked at Bank of America for 15 years before switching to OnPoint Community CU in Portland, OR, where is he now CEO. He compares the banking ethos and operations to those of credit unions.