Are More Occupy CUs in Works? – Credit Union Times

The notion of Occupy protesters starting credit unions across the country after they get one formed in San Francisco was being raised this week by one of the...

The notion of Occupy protesters starting credit unions across the country after they get one formed in San Francisco was being raised this week by one of the organizers of that effort.

Meanwhile, talks on creation of People’s Reserve Credit Union continued with the California Department of Financial Institutions.

Brian Mckeown, who calls himself an “Occupy camper” and a supporter of the credit union business model, said the buzz began after a dozen or more activists encamped in a San Francisco park first seized on CU creation as a viable alternative to support the underserved Occupy’s viral network.

“We’ve heard all over from Wall Street, Rhode Island and Pennsylvania Occupy groups wanting more information from us on how we are doing it,” said Mckeown.

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