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With clients ranging in size from small institutions with $100 million to large organizations with several billion dollars in assets, our team of specialists has extensive experience serving the credit union industry. We have more than 40 years’ experience serving the credit union industry, and we apply that industry knowledge to every engagement, providing customized solutions to your unique situation. We’ll help you remain in compliance, stay current on financial reporting standards, implement industry best practices, and navigate an ever-changing regulatory environment.

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How changing regulations affect financial institutions

How changing regulations affect your bank image
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MBA webinar: How to implement CECL using Excel
Are you prepared to implement CECL? View our on-demand webinar, in partnership with the Michigan Bankers Association (MBA), and learn how to implement CECL using Excel from our experts.
Ryan Abdoo
Webinar July 11, 2018 60 minute watch
CECL: Select what's best for your institution
Ryan Abdoo
Article May 14, 2018 1 min read
Navigating the road to the new CECL standard
Ryan Abdoo
Article November 16, 2017 2 min read

CECL guidebook part 2
Loss rate calculations of the allowance for loan and lease losses

Managing risk

Managing risk: Protecting people and data
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Bitcoin is big, but what does it mean to invest?
As Bitcoin gains popularity (and value), new ways to securely store and trade the currency are lowering the barriers to entry. Learn more at Crain's Detroit Business.
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Article January 11, 2018 2 min read
Turning risk into opportunity: Five questions to ask
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The fright factor of blockchain
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Equifax security breach: Preventing a repeat
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Ready for change?
Revenue recognition guide for financial institutions

Related Events

  • MCUL and CUES 2018 Executive Summit
    We’re pleased to sponsor the Michigan Credit Union League & Affiliates’ (MCUL) and Credit Union Executive Society’s (CUES) 2018 Executive Summit in Bay Harbor, Mich.
    Event September 12 - 14, 2018 Upcoming
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Credit Unions Thought Leadership

  • MBA webinar: How to implement CECL using Excel
    Are you prepared to implement CECL? View our on-demand webinar, in partnership with the Michigan Bankers Association (MBA), and learn how to implement CECL using Excel from our experts.
    Ryan Abdoo Joe Vloedman
    Webinar July 11, 2018 60 minute watch
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  • CECL guidebook part 2: Loss rate calculations of the allowance for loan and lease losses
    Wondering how to move forward with the process of adopting CECL? We believe the next step is putting pen to paper and working with the mechanics of a CECL calculation to fully grasp the data needs of the available approaches.
    Ryan Abdoo Robert Bondy
    Whitepaper June 14, 2018 15 min read
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  • CECL: Select what's best for your institution
    With the new CECL accounting standard approaching, institutions are re-evaluating their methodologies. The more complex choice isn’t always better. Are you selecting the right methodology for your institution?
    Ryan Abdoo
    Article May 14, 2018 1 min read
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  • Q1 2018 Metro Detroit Corporate Office Real Estate Market Summary

    Data from this quarter's report show office tenants have more options that are available and a slight decline in rental rates — at least in some parts of the Metro Detroit market. Learn more in the full report.

    Rick Pifer Plante Moran Cresa
    Article May 2, 2018 10 min read
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Plante Moran serves us as a partner that is fully dedicated to our success. They are credit union experts who have helped us with accounting matters, internal audit, regulatory compliance, BSA, and IT issues. Plante Moran continues to deliver relevant insights pertaining to the credit union industry and share best practices based on their experience.

Thomas Davis CFO, Adventure Credit Union

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Cybersecurity testing for credit union
A regional credit union strengthens security environment, passing its regulatory exam with flying colors.
Case Study April 23, 2017 1 min read

Our Team

Our culture fosters collaboration. We have a dedicated team of CPAs and risk management professionals that combines their industry knowledge and special skills to offer credit unions exceptional thinking and problem solving.

We provide outsourced or co-sourced internal audit services to 125 credit unions and other financial institutions. The professionals within our practice also have experience with emerging risk management topics and the related accounting issues.