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32 Chicago Ave
Groton, CT 06340

Charter Oak Credit Union is headquartered in Groton and is the 3rd largest credit union in the state of Connecticut. It is also the 286th largest credit union in the nation. It was established in 1939 and as of March of 2014, it had grown to 173 employees and 63,855 members. Charter Oak Credit Union's savings rates are 5X the national average, and it has a A health rating.

Field of Membership Restrictions

Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, goes to school, volunteers, or worships in all cities and towns in New London County and Windham County, Connecticut. Membership also extends to immediate family or household members as well as businesses and other legal entities. - See Details

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Charter Oak CU Celebrates Its 75th Anniversary With 2 GO CD Specials - 7/24/2014

Charter Oak Credit Union Bank (CT) is celebrating it 75th anniversary by offering two GO CD Specials: a 17-month GO CD (2.00% APY) and an 8-month GO CD (1.99% APY).

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Data for Q1 2014

Institution Health


Texas Ratio


The Texas Ratio is an indicator of how much capital a bank has available compared to the total value of loans considered at risk. As of March 31, 2014 Charter Oak Credit Union had $3.06 million in non-current loans and owned real-estate with $85.09 million in equity and loan loss allowances on hand to cover it. This gives Charter Oak Credit Union a Texas Ratio of 3.60% which is excellent. Any bank with a Texas Ratio near or greater than 100% is considered at risk.

Texas Ratio Trend


The Texas Ratio for Charter Oak Credit Union decreased slightly from 4.61% as of March 31, 2013 to 3.60% as of March 31, 2014, resulting in a positive change of 21.90%.This indicates that the balance sheet and financial strength for Charter Oak Credit Union has improved slightly in recent periods.

Deposit Growth


In the past year, Charter Oak Credit Union has increased its total deposits by $20.63 million, resulting in 3.12% growth for the year. A strong track record of growth is an indicator of consumer confidence and the bank's ability to strengthen its balance sheet. The growth Charter Oak Credit Union has shown is excellent.



Both FDIC and NCUA consider capitalization levels of banks and credit unions to be of high importance. Higher capitalization allows for a greater buffer when cover loans that may fail in the future. Charter Oak Credit Union has $804.35 million in assets with $85.09 million in equity, resulting in a capitalization level of 10.58%, which is above average.

Institution Statistics

NCUA #3413
Year Chartered1939
Primary Regulator
Assets and Liabilities
Assets$804.35 million
Loans$582.12 million
Deposits$681.78 million
Equity Capital$80.34 million
Loan Loss Allowance$4.76 million
Unbacked Noncurrent Loans$2.88 million
Real Estate Owned$186,000
Historic Data - March 2013
Assets$779.29 million
Equity Capital$75.63 million
Loan Loss Allowance$5.47 million
Unbacked Noncurrent Loans$2.88 million
Real Estate Owned$385,000
Profit Margin - Quarterly
Net Interest Margin0.86%
Return on Assets0.69%
Return on Equity6.87%
Interest Income$6.43 million

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Charter Oak Credit Union Savings Account Rates

2.50%--Health Savings Account
0.05%--Regular Shares
0.05%--Holiday Club Account
0.05%--Vacation Club Account
0.05%--IRA Shares
0.05%--Roth IRA Shares
0.05%--SEP IRA Shares

Charter Oak Credit Union Money Market Rates

0.40%$100k-Jumbo Money Market Account
0.40%$100k-Jumbo IRA Money Market Account
0.40%$100k-Jumbo Business Money Market Account
0.40%$100k-Jumbo Roth IRA Money Market Account
0.40%$100k-Jumbo SEP IRA Money Market Account

Charter Oak Credit Union Checking Account Rates

3.00%-$10kGO Checking - Qualifying
0.50%$250k$2mPremier Business Checking Account
0.50%$100k$2mNon-Profit 501 Checking
0.05%$1k-Charter Classic Share Draft
0.05%--GO Checking - Non Qualifying

Charter Oak Credit Union CD Rates

2.00%$1k$75k17 Month GO Share Certificate Special
1.50%$10k-72-120 Month Share Certificate
1.50%$1k-60 Month Share Certificate
1.25%$1k-4 Year Share Certificate
1.10%$1k-3 Year Share Certificate
1.00%$1k$75k8 Month GO Share Certificate Special
0.90%$1k-18 Month Gold Share Certificate
0.70%$1k-2 Year Share Certificate
0.40%$1k-1 Year Share Certificate
0.30%$1k-6 Month Share Certificate
0.15%$1k-3 Month Share Certificate
0.05%$10k-30 Day Share Certificate

Charter Oak Credit Union IRA Rates

1.50%$1k-60 Month IRA Certificate
1.50%$10k-72-120 Month IRA Certificate
1.25%$1k-4 Year IRA Certificate
1.10%$1k-3 Year IRA Certificate
0.70%$1k-2 Year IRA Certificate
0.40%$1k-1 Year IRA Certificate
0.30%$1k-6 Month IRA Certificate
0.15%$1k-3 Month IRA Certificate
0.05%$10k-30 Day IRA Certificate

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