Montana's economy is booming thanks to oil, but the Big Sky Country's credit unions are still struggling to catch up.

Drilling equipment and crews are moving back to Montana and the state's rig count has grown to 22 from just eight at this time last year. Montana's Department of Natural Resources and Conservation issued a record 356 oil drilling permits in the first 10 months of the year, easily beating the previous record of 313 set in 2005.

Where there is oil, there are jobs.

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