PLYMOUTH, Mich. – NCUA on Friday said it approved Community Financial Community FCU’s bid to convert to a state charter serving almost 6 million people in 23 Michigan counties, the broadest community charter ever granted a credit union.

The new state charter will enable the $510-million credit union, one of three Michigan credit unions converting to state charters last month, to serve Alcona, Alpena, Antrim, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Crawford, Emmet, Genesee, Ingham, Jackson, Kalkaska, Lapeer, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Montmorency, Oakland, Oscoda, Otsego, Presque Isle, Washtenaw, and Wayne counties.

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