Terri Maloney, president/CEO of the $18M Minnesota credit union, speaks on the topic at a local event.
The 17 mergers approved by the NCUA in February is up from 12 in January, but down from 20 approved in February 2013.
Seventeen consolidations were approved in February, down from 20 in February 2013 and 19 in February 2012.
Previously retired MountainCrest CU CEO and former Wegner Awards emcee is retiring again, this time from Paragon Consulting.
Weather left thousands of Birmingham motorists stranded, so employees slept overnight in office chairs to keep operations running.
Failure to pass the bill could mean skyrocketing premiums that could drop home values, NAFCU's Brad Thaler says.
The federal regulator approved just 17 mergers in November 2013, lower than previous months and the 23 approved in November 2012.
Retired Iowa Credit Union League exec takes another interim job after serving as credit union volunteer.
Agency's latest merger report shows consolidation trend continuing.
Some credit unions are betting they can succeed where the big banks have decided not to try anymore.