Are State Charters Losing Steam?

As the NCUA changes the rules around field of membership, more charter options are available for new and existing credit unions. For years, the dual charter system has featured more federal charters converting to state charters ...

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Why You Might Need an Overlap Letter to Expand

When considering a field of membership expansion, you may run into an overlap with another credit union's field of membership. Depending upon your charter type, you may need to submit an overlap letter to the NCUA. Overlaps are ...

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Federal Multiple Common Bond FOM Helps Educational Systems FCU Stay True to Brand

When Educational Systems Federal Credit Union was approached by CarCo Federal Credit Union about a merger, field of membership was a primary consideration in agreeing to the combination. As the name suggests, Educational Systems ...

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CUCollaborate Hires Chris Tissue as Chief Operating Officer

Immediate Release

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8 Other Groups Eligible for Credit Union Membership

The NCUA can be pretty restrictive about who’s eligible to join federal credit unions. That’s why it may surprise you how many groups are automatically allowed to be added to your field of membership. A number of persons, by ...

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