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April 24, 2013

The courageous leadership behind Enderby & District Financial’s decision to start something new

Mergers of any magnitude are never a snap. The decision to merge doesn’t come lightly for anyone involved. And, mergers can be particularly difficult and emotional if one side feels like they’re on an uneven playing field—whether those feelings are real or imagined.

Enderby & District Financial’s Ted Morrision knows firsthand...

 
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April 24, 2013

The courageous leadership behind Enderby & District Financial’s decision to start something new

Mergers of any magnitude are never a snap. The decision to merge doesn’t come lightly for anyone involved. And, mergers can be particularly difficult and emotional if one side feels like they’re on an uneven playing field—whether those feelings are real or imagined.

Enderby & District Financial’s Ted Morrision knows firsthand...

 
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March 12, 2013

Thinking differently about partnerships secures wins for cooperatives

The helping hands. You know them, those ubiquitous appendages that, even if they’ve morphed or faded out of your logo, are somewhere in your credit union’s history. Those hands symbolize values that are the foundation of our noble beginnings: equality, trust, respect, to name a few. Embodied in those helping hands is the spirit of partnership, of neighbour helping neighbour.

Still...

 
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March 12, 2013

Thinking differently about partnerships secures wins for cooperatives

The helping hands. You know them, those ubiquitous appendages that, even if they’ve morphed or faded out of your logo, are somewhere in your credit union’s history. Those hands symbolize values that are the foundation of our noble beginnings: equality, trust, respect, to name a few. Embodied in those helping hands is the spirit of partnership, of neighbour helping neighbour.

Still...

 
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December 13, 2012

How First West's unique model enables the business to focus on the member. 

Risk Management. For most, it sounds about as exciting as watching paint dry. And you can bet you won’t ever find it trending on Twitter. Ever.

And because risk management is likely to become a hot topic only when something goes terribly wrong (sub-prime lending crisis, Occupy Wallstreet, anyone?), it sometimes has a stigma attached to it.

“When you talk risk...

 
Model
December 13, 2012

How First West's unique model enables the business to focus on the member. 

Risk Management. For most, it sounds about as exciting as watching paint dry. And you can bet you won’t ever find it trending on Twitter. Ever.

And because risk management is likely to become a hot topic only when something goes terribly wrong (sub-prime lending crisis, Occupy Wallstreet, anyone?), it sometimes has a stigma attached to it.

“When you talk risk...