1998 Quote Unquote
Our view is that what the bankers want is what they have asked for in court, and that is that members be thrown out.
I would like to see all the walls of field of membership come down.
It's written in plain language. It's the first time we've done that.
-Melinda Love, NCUA
Time and money are the two resources in short supply. The difference is this-you know when you're out of money.
-Dr. Bill Quinn
Let me reassure you that when you see these giant, multi-billion, billion-dollar bank mergers, it is the last dying gasps of the dinosaurs.
-Dr. Oren Harari
We offer services that are a cross between the plain vanilla CU and the unusual.
-Teryl Springstead, California Feminist FCU
If you go the way of competition, it's going to be the big guys that survive.
Some day we're gong to realize that FOM is a hopelessly flawed public policy.
We are pleased that the Supreme Court has agreed with the nation's banks that credit unions have enjoyed a free ride courtesy of the nation's taxpayers. -Kenneth Guenther
The banks are talking about taking themselves into the 21st century and talking about taking us back to the 19th century.
Every place I go I find over and over again it's different circuses, same clowns.
For courts this is a matter of law, for banks this is a matter of profit, for credit unions this is a matter of survival, and for consumers it's a matter of choice.
We lost everything. Our friends, our co-workers. Everything.
-A.S. Okello after Kenyan bombing
The pope and I have something in common. I'm married to a Republican so I also spent 1994 celibate.
Twenty percent of America has no idea what a credit union is.
Credit unions have dropped the ball all along in educating membership to stay in the political arena.
We're never more vulnerable to complacency than when we're at the height of our success.
-Dr. Kevin Freiberg