Texas Dow Employees Credit Union taps a vendor to grow its retirement and estate planning services division.
Houston-based firm will take credit union's retirement services 'to a higher level', CEO Stephanie Sherrodd said.
Big Texas CU offers 30-day, no-interest loans to cover Social Security check delays.
TDECU cites Ohio corporate's pricing, risk mitigation and "they protect their members."
CEO Courtland Crochet says decision to merge with big CU followed year of consideration and pileup of regulations and compliance burdens.
The $1.6 billion TDECU aims to add San Jacinto Area CU to Bluebonnet CU merger announced a month ago.
By all accounts, it was the $1.6 billion Texas Dow Employees Credit Union that shook up the merger landscape last week with its merger with the $80 million Bluebonnet CU.
Acquisition of hometown realty firm dovetails with merger bid into Houston market for $1.6 billion TDECU and its CUSO strategy.
Taking over $80 million Bluebonnet is part of an expansion plan "50 years in the making," TDECU CEO says.
Account access through Apple and Android mobile devices is now an option members of Texas Dow Employees Credit Union.