Content tagged "cooperative financing"

Acquiring and Maintaining Adequate Equity

Cooperatives Updated: May 24, 2012

By Phil Kenkel, Vice Chair, Cooperatives CoP and Bill Fitzwater Cooperative Chair, Oklahoma State University, phil.kenkel@okstate.edu. In a recent national...

Cooperative Financing

Cooperatives Updated: March 12, 2012

Author: Chris Peterson, Michigan State University, peters17@msu.edu In the context of business firms, finance encompasses all aspects of raising and using...

How should cooperatives make and pay out their profits?

Cooperatives Updated: March 07, 2011

Author: Chris Peterson, Michigan State University, peters17@msu.edu Every cooperative has to struggle with the proper balance between cooperative-level...

Returning Cooperative-Level Profits: Mechanics of Patronage Refunds

Cooperatives Updated: March 07, 2011

Author: Chris Peterson, Michigan State University, peters17@msu.edu The mechanics of returning net income to members is rather straightforward. On an annual...

Cooperative-Level Profits

Cooperatives Updated: March 07, 2011

Author: Chris Peterson, Michigan State University, peters17@msu.edu Historically, cooperatives were thought of as “nonprofit” or “not-for-profit”...

Future Challenges for Cooperative Finance: Reasons that more Capital, not less will be Essential

Cooperatives Updated: March 07, 2011

Author: Chris Peterson, Michigan State University, peters17@msu.edu The good news about cooperative finance is that many members coming together to form and...

Defining Financial Condition and its Warning Signs

Cooperatives Updated: March 07, 2011

Author: Chris Peterson, Michigan State University, peters17@msu.edu Because members are owners, they need to care about the financial condition of their...

Why Cooperatives need Money and why Members need to Invest Money

Cooperatives Updated: March 07, 2011

Author: Chris Peterson, Michigan State University, peters17@msu.edu The fundamental principles of cooperatives clearly indicate that members use and own the...

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