Boston-area credit union founded in 1917 now to make move to mutual co-operative bank charter.
Members will cast their vote Monday on whether to convert the $1.8 billion HarborOne CU in Brockton, Mass., to a mutual co-operative bank charter.
Special meeting date falls 13 months after Boston-area credit union first announced its intentions.
The proposed conversion of the $1.8 billion HarborOne Credit Union to a mutual bank triggered fresh industry debate last week about the impact and efficacy of conversions as the Brockton, Mass., CU formally tendered its resignation from CUNA and the Massachusetts Credit Union League.
Is conversion bid a sign of things to come? That's one point raised in this look at an article from next week's print edition.
Industry participants aren’t sure whether HarborOne Credit Union’s possible conversion signals a growing trend or is just an aberration.
Washington attorney Steve Bisker says the 141,000-member HarborOne is at only 20% of its member business lending cap.