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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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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 Federal Credit Union’s ID Protect Service, was free in 2007, $1.95 in 2012 as an option, but now they claim it is worth $15 or more.

Instead of charging only those members who partake in certain services, instead it seems that Arizona Federal Credit Union is going to charge EVERYONE of “Us” for using those services, whether we are interested or not! To show how much … Continue reading

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The main issue is the unavoidable monthly $3 fee, which must be eliminated

People do not care so much if the financial institution where they keep their money is a bank, a credit union, or a savings and loan association.  People do not care so much about the distinctions or definitions of what … Continue reading

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Arizona Federal Credit Union’s Board of Directors are not properly representing the interests of members

BOARD OF DIRECTORS chair Kelvin D Smith vice-chair Monroe C Warren treasurer J.R. Pooler secretary Tom Burgess directors Timothy “Tim” Black, Cathleen Gleason, Roy Levenda SUPERVISORY COMMITTEE chair Libby Bissa members Jeffrey Barton, Christopher DeChant, William Greene former member Mary … Continue reading

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Why are Credit Unions Tax Exempt? Does Arizona Federal Credit Union still deserve its tax exemption?

Arizona Federal Credit Union is kicking people of modest means to the curb with the out-of-line $3 monthly membership fee. Since Arizona FCU no longer wants to serve the poor, then why does Arizona FCU continue to deserve a tax-exemption? … Continue reading

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In 2003, Ron Westad spoke about his personal values and beliefs. “It wasn’t a matter of how much could we make or how much could we charge members.”

In 2003, 10 years before the unavoidable $3 monthly weasel fee took effect, Ron Westad spoke about his personal values and beliefs. “It wasn’t a matter of how much could we make or how much could we charge members.” When … Continue reading

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