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Members of two local credit unions have voted to move forward with their merger.
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The vote earlier this month came after regulators approved the merger of Boulder Municipal Employees Federal Credit Union in Boulder with the Broomfield-based Community Financial Credit Union. The merger is expected to become final this fall.
“We are both viable, well-capitalized credit unions coming together to create economies of scale, long-term sustainability, and to offer additional locations to help meet the financial needs of our members,” said Ann Babbiak, president and CEO of Boulder Municipal Employees Federal Credit Union, in a statement.
The merged institution will operate one branch in Boulder, one in Broomfield and a third, also in Broomfield, that is expected to open early in 2015. The new institution will have 18,000 members and assets of more than $200 million, according to Patti Hazlett, director of corporate communications for the Mountain West Credit Union Association.