Mutual banks

William Penn Bancorp to acquire pair of Philadelphia-area mutuals


The company will merge Fidelity Savings and Loan and Washington Savings Bank into its own bank.


Columbia Financial expanding in N.J. with Roselle Bank acquisition


The company will enter three counties in its home state after it buys Roselle.


One community banker's plan to reach the underbanked


Julieann Thurlow says Reading Cooperative Bank in Massachusetts is well positioned to help immigrants and millennials. Technology is crucial to serving both groups, she says.


First Federal parent announces merger with Cincinnati mutual


Warsaw Federal will keep its name and charter after joining First Mutual Holding in Lakewood, Ohio.


Mutual in Massachusetts lays groundwork for buying spree


Joseph Campanelli, CEO of Needham Bank, wants to be ready to scoop up mutuals struggling with rising costs and yield curve challenges.


A mutual preservation pact in Ohio-Kentucky deal


First Mutual Holding is buying the tiny Blue Grass Federal and keeping its charter. The deal allow the seller to save costs and maintain its autonomy.


Another former mutual is being sold to a credit union


3Rivers Federal Credit Union in Indiana will pay about $38 million for West End Bank.


Mass. mutual planning second-step conversion


Provident Bancorp, one of the nation's oldest active banks, is setting the stage to become a fully stock-owned company.


Cambridge Savings forms asset-based lending business


The Massachusetts mutual hired two former bankers from Blue Hills Bancorp, which was recently sold to Independent Bank.


HarborOne in Mass. plans second-step conversion


The former credit union will shed its mutual status when it becomes a fully stock-owned company.