Melrose CU Finally Closes After Taxi Medallion Losses…But Of Course, Another Large CU Picks Up the Pieces

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Aug. 31, 2018) – The National Credit Union Administration today liquidated Melrose Credit Union of Briarwood, New York.

Teachers Federal Credit Union, of Hauppauge, New York, immediately assumed all of Melrose’s members and shares as well as some loans and other assets. Teachers Federal Credit Union is a federal credit union that serves 300,541 members and has assets of nearly $6.1 billion, according to the credit union’s most recent Call Report.

New Teachers Federal Credit Union members should experience no interruption in services, and their accounts remain federally insured by the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund. Administered by the NCUA, the Share Insurance Fund insures individual accounts up to $250,000, and a member’s interest in all joint accounts combined is insured up to $250,000. The Share Insurance Fund separately protects IRA and KEOGH retirement accounts up to $250,000. The Share Insurance Fund has the backing of the full faith and credit of the United States.

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