GTE Federal Credit Union is becoming GTE Financial, according toa mailer that just arrived in members' mailboxes from the Tampa,Fla., credit union.


The mailer points out GTE Financial has not been bought out ortaken over by another financial institution, but remains amember-owned not-for-profit credit union. Account numbers willremain the same, and members are assured they won't need to do athing.


On the website members are advised a new look will be unveiledAug. 13. “It's simply time for a modern update that better reflectsour brand,” an online message proclaims. New logo and signage areplanned for branches.


The $1.5 billion GTE FCU is the second Tampa credit union to adopt such arebrand. The $1.8 billion Grow Financial FCU changed its name from MacDill FCU in2007.

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