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26 Leavitt St
Skowhegan, ME 04976

Franklin-Somerset Credit Union is headquartered in SKOWHEGAN and is the 30th largest credit union in the state of Maine. It is also the 1,753rd largest credit union in the nation. It was established in 1962 and as of March of 2014, it had grown to 27 employees and 10,001 members. Franklin-Somerset Credit Union has a B+ health rating.

Field of Membership Restrictions

Must live or work in Franklin or Somerset County. - See Details

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Data for Q1 2014

Institution Health

Additional Factors: Institutions with a small asset base or a short operating history can represent an instability risk beyond what their financial ratios indicate. Franklin-Somerset Credit Union has a relatively low asset base.

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 Franklin-Somerset Credit Union had $623,000 in non-current loans and owned real-estate with $7.74 million in equity and loan loss allowances on hand to cover it. This gives Franklin-Somerset Credit Union a Texas Ratio of 8.05% 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 Franklin-Somerset Credit Union experienced no significant changes from 7.65% as of March 31, 2013 to 8.05% as of March 31, 2014, resulting in a negative change of 5.14%. This indicates that the balance sheet and financial strength for Franklin-Somerset Credit Union has had no significant changes in recent periods.

Deposit Growth


In the past year, Franklin-Somerset Credit Union has increased its total deposits by $3.53 million, resulting in 5.11% 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 Franklin-Somerset 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. Franklin-Somerset Credit Union has $80.58 million in assets with $7.74 million in equity, resulting in a capitalization level of 9.61%, which is above average.

Institution Statistics

NCUA #15159
Year Chartered1962
Primary Regulator
Assets and Liabilities
Assets$80.58 million
Loans$47.35 million
Deposits$72.58 million
Equity Capital$7.61 million
Loan Loss Allowance$137,000
Unbacked Noncurrent Loans$482,000
Real Estate Owned$141,000
Historic Data - March 2013
Assets$76.52 million
Equity Capital$7.01 million
Loan Loss Allowance$136,000
Unbacked Noncurrent Loans$482,000
Real Estate Owned$89,000
Profit Margin - Quarterly
Return on Assets0.72%
Return on Equity7.63%
Interest Income$742,000
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Franklin-Somerset Credit Union Savings Account Rates

0.30%--IRA Club
0.30%--Education IRA Club
0.30%--Roth IRA Club
0.20%$2k-Share (Savings)
0.20%$2k-Youth Share Savings
0.15%--Christmas Club Savings
0.15%--All Purpose Club

Franklin-Somerset Credit Union Money Market Rates

0.25%$100k-Money Market Share
0.05%$1,500-Money Market Share Draft

Franklin-Somerset Credit Union CD Rates

1.50%$500-84 Month CD
1.25%$500-60 Month CD
0.75%$500-36 Month CD
0.55%$500-24 Month CD
0.45%$500-18 Month CD
0.35%$500-12 Month CD
0.30%$500-6 Month CD

Franklin-Somerset Credit Union IRA Rates

1.50%$500-84 Month IRA
1.25%$500-60 Month IRA
1.25%--5 Year Roth IRA
0.75%$500-36 Month IRA
0.75%--3 Year Education IRA
0.75%--3 Year Roth IRA
0.55%$500-24 Month IRA
0.55%--2 Year Roth IRA
0.45%$500-18 Month IRA
0.35%$500-12 Month IRA
0.35%--1 Year Education IRA
0.35%--1 Year Roth IRA
0.30%$500-6 Month IRA

Franklin-Somerset Credit Union Locations
Branch Office485 WILTON RDFARMINGTON, ME 04938
Branch Office26 LEAVITT STSKOWHEGAN, ME 04976
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