OLYMPIA, Wash.-Dr. James This, founder of the Paragon Consulting Group, believes credit unions continue to look for ways to work together, despite the ever-increasing number that are competing due to charter expansion and consolidation.

"I think credit unions are still cooperating, especially in the region I'm in, the Pacific Northwest," he said. "Credit unions up here still help smaller credit unions with policies and procedures, and even by loaning people to help out during tough times."

Subscribe Now

Authoritative analysis and perspective for every segment of the credit union industry

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.