Category Archives: principles, values, listening to members

Thank you to all the credit union insiders, credit union members for your comments, ideas, and feedback.

Thank you to all the credit union insiders and credit union members for your comments, ideas, and feedback. Your advice and guidance has been most helpful. Keep spreading the word and sending your ideas to us! We are making a … Continue reading

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Arizona Federal Credit Union Members, would you pay $3 monthly membership dues to shop at WalMart or eat at McDonald’s?

It’s apparent that Arizona Federal’s members see through this absurd money-grab by the executives of Arizona Federal. Whoever came up with this harebrained scheme should be fired. A monthly $3 fee for being a member is not a member benefit, … Continue reading

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Why are unavoidable monthly fees harmful to members, credit unions, and society?

Who is most harmed by unavoidable monthly fees? The poor Assume an honest, hard-working, younger, poorer member, living paycheck-to-paycheck has $100 in their savings account and gets charged $3 in unavoidable membership fees per month, which is $36 per year, … Continue reading

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What can you do if you are angry with Arizona Federal Credit Union’s monthly $3 membership weasel fees

What can you do if you are angry with Arizona Federal Credit Union’s unavoidable $3 monthly weasel fee, which comes to 12 months x $3 every month = $36 every year? Here are some ways you can protest the unfair … Continue reading

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Why is the $3 monthly weasel fee, which encourages the poor and young to leave Arizona FCU, a foolish short-sighted decision?

Why is the $3 monthly weasel fee, which encourages the poor and young to leave Arizona FCU, a foolish, short-sighted decision? 1 It is not ethically right, because it is intentionally discriminatory to the young and poor. 2 It is … Continue reading

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What does it mean to be a member-owner of a credit union? Every member is an owner, and every member has 1 vote, regardless of balance size, account activity, or length of time one has been a member.

What does it mean to be a member-owner of a credit union? Every member is an owner, and every member has 1 vote, regardless of balance size, account activity, number of accounts, or length of time one has been a … Continue reading

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How to file a complaint against Arizona Federal Credit Union, with their regulator – the NCUA

http://ncua.parature.com/link/portal/16059/16066/Article/33/How-Do-I-File-A-Complaint-Against-My-Federal-Credit-Union How Do I File A Complaint Against My Federal Credit Union? First, Attempt to Resolve the Complaint Directly with Your Credit Union Before you contact NCUA, please contact the credit union directly to attempt to correct the problem. You … Continue reading

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Arizona Federal Credit Union annual meeting 2013 – “Let them eat cake!”

At the next annual meeting, how many members will show the necessary courage, intelligence, and leadership to express their outrage to management, the Board of Directors, and the Supervisory Committee? Do enough member-owners of Arizona Federal realize each member-owner has … Continue reading

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Arizona FCU propagandists are less than honest with members and journalists.

The mouthpiece of Arizona FCU, Steve Kelley, senior director of marketing, was recently quoted in the Credit Union Journal. http://www.cujournal.com/issues/17_14/arizona-federal-charging-3-dollar-monthly-membership-dues-1018585-1.html: “PHOENIX-Three months after instituting a $3 per month “membership dues” for members, the $1.2-billion Arizona Federal Credit Union said member … Continue reading

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