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Mutual Security Credit Union is headquartered in SHELTON and is the 7th largest credit union in the state of Connecticut. It is also the 804th largest credit union in the nation. It was established in 1982 and as of March of 2014, it had grown to 69 employees and 36,613 members. Mutual Security Credit Union's savings rates are 44% higher than the national average, and it has a B health rating.

Field of Membership Restrictions

Eligible members are those who live, work, worship or attend school in Fairfield, Litchfield or New Haven County Connecticut. Employees and people retired as pensioners or annuitants of approved Select Employer Groups as well as Organizations from such companies are also eligible for membership. Additionally, family members of current Credit Union members are also qualified to join Mutual Security Credit Union. Membership requires a minimum balance of $5 in the savings account. - 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 Mutual Security Credit Union had $1.98 million in non-current loans and owned real-estate with $19.4 million in equity and loan loss allowances on hand to cover it. This gives Mutual Security Credit Union a Texas Ratio of 10.19% 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 Mutual Security Credit Union experienced no significant changes from 9.16% as of March 31, 2013 to 10.19% as of March 31, 2014, resulting in a negative change of 11.21%. This indicates that the balance sheet and financial strength for Mutual Security Credit Union has had no significant changes in recent periods.

Deposit Growth


In the past year, Mutual Security Credit Union has decreased its total deposits by -$3.9 million, resulting in -1.7% 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 Mutual Security Credit Union has shown is average.



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. Mutual Security Credit Union has $247.73 million in assets with $19.4 million in equity, resulting in a capitalization level of 7.83%, which is below average.

Institution Statistics

NCUA #68479
Year Chartered1982
Primary Regulator
Assets and Liabilities
Assets$247.73 million
Loans$221.08 million
Deposits$225.60 million
Equity Capital$18.82 million
Loan Loss Allowance$587,000
Unbacked Noncurrent Loans$1.98 million
Real Estate Owned$0
Historic Data - March 2013
Assets$254.41 million
Equity Capital$18.47 million
Loan Loss Allowance$773,000
Unbacked Noncurrent Loans$1.98 million
Real Estate Owned$0
Profit Margin - Quarterly
Net Interest Margin0.91%
Return on Assets0.09%
Return on Equity1.15%
Interest Income$2.22 million

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Mutual Security Credit Union Savings Account Rates

0.75%$25-Health Savings Account
0.03%$100-Regular Savings
0.03%$100-Holiday Club
0.03%$100-Vacation Club

Mutual Security Credit Union Money Market Rates

0.25%$100k-Money Market
0.25%$100k-Individual Retirement MMA
0.25%$100k-Roth IRA MMA
0.25%$100k-CESA MMA

Mutual Security Credit Union Checking Account Rates

1.50%-$15kUltimate Checking - Qualifying
0.03%$100-Advantage Checking

Mutual Security Credit Union CD Rates

1.60%$500$100k61 Month Step-Up CD Anniversary Special
1.25%$500-60 Month CD
1.00%--18 Month Starter CD
0.85%$500-17 Month CD Special
0.75%$500-48 Month CD
0.60%$500-36 Month CD
0.55%$500-13 Month CD Special
0.52%$500-24 Month Variable Rate CD
0.52%--24 Month Youth CD
0.35%$500-24 Month CD
0.30%$500-18 Month CD
0.25%$500-12 Month CD
0.20%$500-9-11 Month CD
0.15%$500-3 Month CD
0.15%$500-6-8 Month CD

Mutual Security Credit Union IRA Rates

1.25%$500-60 Month IRA
0.85%$500-17 Month IRA Special
0.75%$500-48 Month IRA
0.60%$500-36 Month IRA
0.55%$500-13 Month IRA Special
0.52%$500-24 Month Variable Rate IRA
0.35%$500-24 Month IRA
0.30%$500-18 Month IRA
0.25%$500-12 Month IRA
0.20%$500-9-11 Month IRA
0.15%$500-6-8 Month IRA

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