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Cooperation Among Co-ops

Governor Mike Pence has declared Oct. 12-18, 2014 Cooperative Week with support of cooperative organizations across the state. Co-ops come in all shapes and sizes from agriculture, to housing, to food, to energy. Many well known companies such as REI, credit unions, Cabot, Do It Best, Ace Hardware... Learn more
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Make plans now to attend the 2014 Crossroads Cooperative Summit on Nov. 7. The event will be held at the Indiana Farm Bureau building in Indianapolis. See details at www.crossroadssummit.coop . Learn more
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The makeshift tent camp in Israel’s metropolitan core in 2011 inspired protests around the country and demonstrations increased by the tens of thousands as the younger generation became fed up with ballooning living costs, limited workers’ rights, and a growing divide between rich and poor. A... Learn more
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More than 7 million people worldwide joined credit unions in 2013, according to a new report from the World Council of Credit Unions in Madison, Wis . Nearly 208 million residents of planet Earth now belong, almost half in the United States. Read more at https://www.cutimes.com/2014/08/03/credit-... Learn more
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Rural electric cooperatives are leaders in renewable energy. The grand opening of Iowa’s largest solar farm will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 31. With the completion of this project, Farmers Electric Cooperative - one of the oldest cooperatives in the nation - is poised to be the country’s leading... Learn more
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Together, co-operative enterprises constitute a major part of the world’s economy. Latest academic research, undertaken for the annual World Co-operative Monitor , suggests that the largest 1,500 or so co-operative firms have a combined turnover of USD 2.5 trillion. As the International Co-... Learn more
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For the third consecutive year, Michigan credit unions are gearing up to show their support of local businesses through a national CU Lunch Local cash mob campaign. The effort will kick off Oct. 14 with credit union employees and members buying products and services at shops in their respective... Learn more
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Nearly 100 years after the U.S. Congress established Farm Credit www.farmcredit.com to serve as a reliable source of credit for the nation’s farmers and ranchers, the network of borrower-owned lending institutions and specialized service organizations remains a sound and vital resource for rural... Learn more
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Each year 285,000 people across the world die through financial difficulty, but co-operatives can help shift this with a focus on long-term investment to prevent economic shocks, which in turn will have a positive impact on people’s health. According to a recent study conducted by the World Health... Learn more
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Loan balances at credit unions are on pace to rise twice as fast as the average pace seen over the past two years. That’s according to CUNA Mutual Group’s July Credit Union Trends Report , which tracked data through May. What’s driving the surge in credit union lending? Steve Rick, the new chief... Learn more
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