Indiana University Credit Union is headquartered in Bloomington and is the 9th largest credit union in the state of Indiana. It is also the 287th largest credit union in the nation. It was established in 1956 and as of March of 2014, it had grown to 192 employees and 61,600 members. Indiana University Credit Union has a A+ health rating.
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I just needed a local place to cash checks and was recommended IU Credit Union from a family member. Friendly, communicative, and I am so glad that I switched to them. They have gone to a new online banking system that actually informs you of transactions before they are actually processed.
As a student, I banked with them for about 2 years. They have several ATMs around Bloomington, one in the union, one in the library for example. They give free checks.
But the employees always seemed a bit off. For example, they refused to raise my credit card limit from 2k to 3k citing my "lack of income" (apparently they only would consider my stipend, and ignored the fact I earn 20k each summer doing internship). Capitol One gave me a card with a 10k limit - much more than the 3k I asked for, with the same information. Since I must often purchase plane tickets and then submit the receipt for reimbursement, it is nice to have a credit card limit that can carry all charges from a business trip.
IUCU also shut down my Visa credit card while I was travelling in Spain. My backup card was a Discover (not accepted in most European businesses). They were completely unapolegetic when I had to call them (at international rates) to gain access to my funds.
When I planned to spend a summer in the SF Bay Area, I called IUCU to inquire about their "shared branching" service. They assured me I could perform all the functions I perform at IUCU (such as cashing checks) at affiliated CUs in the Bay. After I received my first paycheck, I went to deposit it... I had to pay off Visa charges from my gas and meals driving to California, as well as get access to money for rent. Unfortunately, IUCU would not allow shared branching because they had been unable to deliver mail to me. (I had filed a temporary change of address with the post office - but to no avail, the bank would not honor it). In addition to not being able to cash my rent check, I was charged a "bad address" fee (which, in their defense, they waived after I called to complain)
There also have been other minor issues... for example, they upgraded their online banking, breaking Mint compatibility. The new UI was powered by Intuit (Mint's parent company) and contained similar functionality, but I lost several months of historical data from the switch.
In short, the only real benefit IUCU provides is ample atm access, even this is true only in Bloomington, and you can get a Charles Schwab account and not be subject to ATM fees anyways. IUCU's basic saving accounts gives less interest than a Charles Schwab checking account.
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 Indiana University Credit Union had $5.82 million in non-current loans and owned real-estate with $97.14 million in equity and loan loss allowances on hand to cover it. This gives Indiana University Credit Union a Texas Ratio of 5.99% which is excellent. Any bank with a Texas Ratio near or greater than 100% is considered at risk.
The Texas Ratio for Indiana University Credit Union experienced no significant changes from 6.09% as of March 31, 2013 to 5.99% as of March 31, 2014, resulting in a positive change of 1.68%.This indicates that the balance sheet and financial strength for Indiana University Credit Union has had no significant changes in recent periods.
In the past year, Indiana University Credit Union has increased its total deposits by $28.65 million, resulting in 4.31% 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 Indiana University 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. Indiana University Credit Union has $797.22 million in assets with $97.14 million in equity, resulting in a capitalization level of 12.18%, which is excellent.
|Assets and Liabilities|
|Equity Capital||$95.39 million|
|Loan Loss Allowance||$1.75 million|
|Unbacked Noncurrent Loans||$5.69 million|
|Real Estate Owned||$126,000|
|Historic Data - March 2013|
|Equity Capital||$92.08 million|
|Loan Loss Allowance||$1.78 million|
|Unbacked Noncurrent Loans||$5.69 million|
|Real Estate Owned||$384,000|
|Profit Margin - Quarterly|
|Net Interest Margin||0.94%|
|Return on Assets||0.84%|
|Return on Equity||7.05%|
|Interest Income||$5.39 million|
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|0.25%||$50k||-||Money Market Savings|
|0.05%||-||-||Money Market Checking|
|0.50%||$500||-||3 Year CD|
|0.50%||$500||-||4 Year CD|
|0.50%||$500||-||5 Year CD|
|0.50%||$500||-||6 Year CD|
|0.45%||$500||-||30 Month CD|
|0.40%||$500||-||2 Year CD|
|0.35%||$500||-||18 Month CD|
|0.30%||$500||-||1 Year CD|
|0.15%||$2k||-||6 Month CD|
|0.50%||$500||-||3 Year IRA Certificate|
|0.50%||$500||-||4 Year IRA Certificate|
|0.50%||$500||-||5 Year IRA Certificate|
|0.50%||$500||-||6 Year IRA Certificate|
|0.45%||$500||-||30 Month IRA Certificate|
|0.40%||$500||-||2 Year IRA Certificate|
|0.35%||$500||-||18 Month IRA Certificate|
|0.30%||$500||-||1 Year IRA Certificate|
|0.15%||$2k||-||6 Month IRA Certificate|