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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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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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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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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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What happened to Arizona Federal’s commitment to serving the young, the poor, the underserved?

Is Ronald Westad and Arizona Federal turning its back on the young, the poor, and the underserved in our community? How is this mutually beneficial to society? Is the $3 per month and $36 per year weasel fee the right … Continue reading

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