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105 Frankfurt Cir
Birmingham, AL 35211-6978

Eco Credit Union is headquartered in Birmingham and is the 28th largest credit union in the state of Alabama. It is also the 1,317st largest credit union in the nation. It was established in 1979 and as of March of 2014, it had grown to 37 employees and 13,515 members. Eco Credit Union has a B+ health rating.

Field of Membership Restrictions

Must live, work, worship or attend school in Jefferson, Shelby, Cullman, Walker or Blount County. - See Details

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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 Eco Credit Union had $757,000 in non-current loans and owned real-estate with $10.52 million in equity and loan loss allowances on hand to cover it. This gives Eco Credit Union a Texas Ratio of 7.20% 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 Eco Credit Union experienced no significant changes from 7.27% as of March 31, 2013 to 7.20% as of March 31, 2014, resulting in a positive change of 1.04%.This indicates that the balance sheet and financial strength for Eco Credit Union has had no significant changes in recent periods.

Deposit Growth


In the past year, Eco Credit Union has increased its total deposits by $4.58 million, resulting in 4.2% 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 Eco 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. Eco Credit Union has $124.36 million in assets with $10.52 million in equity, resulting in a capitalization level of 8.46%, which is average.

Institution Statistics

NCUA #65464
Year Chartered1979
Primary Regulator
Assets and Liabilities
Assets$124.36 million
Loans$49.49 million
Deposits$113.68 million
Equity Capital$10.03 million
Loan Loss Allowance$496,000
Unbacked Noncurrent Loans$747,000
Real Estate Owned$10,000
Historic Data - March 2013
Assets$121.37 million
Equity Capital$11.85 million
Loan Loss Allowance$657,000
Unbacked Noncurrent Loans$747,000
Real Estate Owned$0
Profit Margin - Quarterly
Net Interest Margin1.34%
Return on Assets0.27%
Return on Equity3.31%
Interest Income$1.01 million

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Eco Credit Union Savings Account Rates

0.40%$100k-Share Savings
0.40%$100k-Club Savings
0.40%--IRA Club
0.40%--Roth IRA Club
0.40%--CESA Club

Eco Credit Union Money Market Rates

0.40%$100k-Money Market Magic

Eco Credit Union Checking Account Rates


Eco Credit Union CD Rates

1.25%$1k-5 Year CD
0.90%$1k-4 Year CD
0.75%$1k-3 Year CD
0.65%$1k-30 Month CD
0.60%$1k-2 Year CD
0.50%$1k-18 Month CD
0.40%$1k-1 Year CD
0.20%$1k-6 Month CD
0.15%$1k-3 Month CD

Eco Credit Union IRA Rates

1.25%$500-5 Year IRA
0.90%$500-4 Year IRA
0.75%$500-3 Year IRA
0.65%$500-30 Month IRA
0.60%$500-2 Year IRA
0.50%$500-18 Month IRA
0.40%$500-1 Year IRA

Eco Credit Union Locations
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