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When it comes to places to save money, you’ve got a lot of options. With banks and credit unions vying for your deposits, how do you know which one is right for you? A new report from the Washington, D.C.-based personal-finance site WalletHub, www.wallethub.com , has some answers that might help... Learn more
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The Indiana Cooperative Development Center (ICDC) received a $200,000 grant from USDA-RD to provide technical assistance, education and outreach to community-owned food cooperatives, food hubs, and a variety of other cooperatives. ICDC provides assistance to a wide variety of cooperatives including... Learn more
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Credit unions are leading other financial services in customer satisfaction across the nation, according to a report released today by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). Meanwhile, customer satisfaction with banks, particularly smaller ones, has dropped as banking fees continue to... Learn more
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The 2014 Crossroads Cooperative Summit was held on Friday, November 7 and by all accounts was a great success. Participants from across Indiana and Illinois learned about how to increase member particpation in their co-ops from speakers from many different types of co-ops. Participants loved the... Learn more
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Four outstanding cooperative leaders will receive the cooperative community's highest honor on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, when they are inducted into the Cooperative Hall of Fame. The inductees are consumer cooperative advocate and educator Ann Hoyt, retired professor and department chair of the... Learn more
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The word ‘pathbreaking’ should not be used casually, but this is, in fact, a pathbreaking book. There is nothing like it. Jessica Gordon Nembhard’s study of Black cooperatives opens a door on a critical aspect of Black history in general and cooperative history in particular—a door very hard to... Learn more
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CHS, a leading farmer-owned cooperative based in the Twin Cities area, has purchased the naming rights to the St. Paul Saints’ new ballpark. The $63 million, 7,000-seat stadium, under construction in downtown St. Paul’s Lowertown neighborhood, will be called CHS Field, according to an announcement... Learn more
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Before Zaida Ramos joined Cooperative Home Care Associates, she was raising her daughter on public assistance, shuttling between dead-end office jobs, and not making ends meet. “I earned in a week what my family spent in a day,” she recalled. After 17 years as a home health aide at Cooperative Home... Learn more
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Youth involvement is a priority for many co-operatives around the world, and to reflect this, the International Summit of Cooperatives is running a Young Leaders Program. The project is open to co-operative leaders of 35 and under who wish to participate in the summit, held in Quebec on 6-9 October... Learn more
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Credit Unions around Maine are raising money for the Campaign for Ending Hunger. "Share the Bread" is kind of a play on words," said Jon Paradis, the Vice President of Governmental Affairs and Public Relations for the Maine Credit Union League. "We're giving away loaves of bread and we're giving... Learn more
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