Cooperative (Co-Op)

Business / Taxes / Cooperative (Co-Op): A co-op is a corporation that owns a particular residential property. The shareholders are the tenants who, instead of owning an individual unit, own shares in the corporation, which gives them the right to live in that unit.

National Bank For Cooperatives (Cobank)

Business / Agriculture / National Bank For Cooperatives (Cobank): An institution of the Farm Credit System that provides financial services to approximately 2,000 agricultural cooperatives, rural utility systems, Farm Credit System associations and other businesses MORE

Health Cooperatives

Health / Health Insurance / Health Cooperatives: Health Cooperatives have been proposed in the Senate as an alternative to a proposed government plan or public option. The cooperatives, which would be structured as non-profits and owned by their mem MORE

National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative (Nrtc)

Technology / Television (TV) / National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative (Nrtc): This organization provides telecommunications services to rural electric and rural telephone cooperatives. If you live in a NRTC district, you cannot use directv services unless you go through your l MORE

Rural Business-Cooperative Service (RBS)

Business / Agriculture / Rural Business-Cooperative Service (RBS): One of three USDA agencies charged with implementing rural development policies and programs. The RBS provides loans, guarantees, technical assistance, and grants to rural businesses and cooperatives. MORE

Stock Cooperative

Business / Real Estate / Stock Cooperative: Ownership of real property by a corporation where each stockholder is entitled to occupancy of a unit under a lease. MORE

Rural Electric Cooperatives

Business / Agriculture / Rural Electric Cooperatives: There are 874 electric distribution cooperatives and 60 generation and transmission cooperatives in the United States, which provide electric service to some 30 million people in 46 States. Reflecting MORE

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