Small credit unions in Florida, New York, New Hampshire, Minnesota and Hawaii in mergers with larger credit unions as the new year nears.
More than 9,000 Navy Federal employees participate in first national fundraising partnership with the United Way.
The 3.9 million-member, Virginia-based credit union expects to add 600 employees there, bringing its Pensacola total to 3,000 within a year.
Chris Rutledge, president/CEO for the $400 million credit union, said he views the dividend as a means to stimulate the local economy.
Navy Federal Credit Union and Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union have been playing important roles in the BP oil spill restoration.
Navy Federal Credit Union, through its big Pensacola, Fla. operation, has joined others in the BP oil spill restoration.