Let’s Get Personal: Credit Unions in Nevada

Although many financial institutions struggled during the recent economic downturn, credit unions in general fared somewhat better.

Although many financial institutions struggled during the recent economic downturn, credit unions in general fared somewhat better. “The credit union industry weathered the recession pretty well, but in Nevada some merged out of existence. The credit unions that are left are much stronger and are thriving now,” said Andy Hunter, president and CEO of Silver State Schools … [Read more...]

Credit Unions in Nevada: They’re Coming Back

Many credit unions in Nevada are garnering profits, a welcome trend.

During the recession, Nevada’s Boulder Dam Credit Union (BDCU) moved from the black into the red, primarily due to loan losses, said President and CEO Eric Estes. It weathered the financial decline by shrinking assets and shares. After three and a half years in the doldrums, the credit union’s health began to turn around. BDCU now has been profitable for about 18 months, … [Read more...]