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The $1.3 billion United Federal Credit Union of St. Joseph, Mich. said last week its proposed–and rare–merger with an ailing Indiana savings bank is on track and could win final regulatory approval by the end of this month, according to the president/CEO of UFCU, Gary Easterling.

So far no other copycat deals like that of the healthy United FCU taking over the $83 million Griffith Savings Bank have surfaced, said Easterling. The planned CU-bank marriage was first announced in July.

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