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P.O. Box 231269
Tigard, OR 97281

NW Preferred Credit Union is headquartered in Tigard and is the 26th largest credit union in the state of Oregon. It is also the 1,340th largest credit union in the nation. It was established in 1940 and as of December of 2013, it had grown to 33 employees and 9,119 members. NW Preferred Credit Union's savings rates are 4X the national average, and it has a B health rating.

Field of Membership Restrictions

Anyone who lives, works or worships in the greater North Santiam communities of Stayton, Aumsville, Sublimity, Lyons, Gates, Mill City, Detroit, Idahna and Mehama. - See Details

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Data for Q4 2013

Institution Health


Texas Ratio


The Texas Ratio is an indicator of how much funds a bank has available compared to the total value of loans considered at risk. As of December 31, 2013 NW Preferred Credit Union had $2.62 million in non-current loans and owned real-estate with $10.37 million in equity and loan loss allowances on hand to cover it. This gives NW Preferred Credit Union a Texas Ratio of 25.23% which is average. Any bank with a Texas Ratio near or greater than 100% is considered at risk.

Texas Ratio Trend


The Texas Ratio for NW Preferred Credit Union decreased dramatically from 36.41% as of December 31, 2012 to 25.23% as of December 31, 2013, resulting in a positive change of 30.71%.This indicates that the balance sheet and financial strength for NW Preferred Credit Union has improved dramatically in recent periods.

Deposit Growth


In the past year, NW Preferred Credit Union has increased its total deposits by $1.11 million, resulting in 1.04% 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 NW Preferred Credit Union has shown is above 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. NW Preferred Credit Union has $118.16 million in assets with $10.37 million in equity, resulting in a capitalization level of 8.78%, which is average.

Institution Statistics

NCUA #3853
Year Chartered1940
Primary Regulator
Assets and Liabilities
Assets$118.17 million
Loans$87.86 million
Deposits$108.44 million
Equity Capital$9.03 million
Loan Loss Allowance$1.34 million
Unbacked Noncurrent Loans$2.21 million
Real Estate Owned$407,000
Historic Data - December 2012
Assets$116.59 million
Equity Capital$8.55 million
Loan Loss Allowance$1.40 million
Unbacked Noncurrent Loans$2.21 million
Real Estate Owned$1.33 million
Profit Margin - Quarterly
Net Interest Margin5.26%
Return on Assets0.4%
Return on Equity5.28%
Interest Income$5.37 million

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NW Preferred Credit Union Savings Account Rates

2.00%-$1kHealth Savings Account
0.25%$5k-IRA Share Account
0.25%$5k-Roth IRA Share Account
0.25%--Holiday Account
0.25%--Vacation Club Account
0.25%--Coverdell ESA Share Account
0.25%$5k-SEP IRA Share Account
0.05%--Youth Account
0.05%--Tax Account

NW Preferred Credit Union Money Market Rates

0.15%$10k-Money Market Account

NW Preferred Credit Union Checking Account Rates

0.15%$25k-Preferred Checking Account
0.10%$25k-Better Business Checking Account
0.02%$500-Better Than Free Checking Account

NW Preferred Credit Union CD Rates

1.70%$100-84 Month Smart Growth CD
1.40%$500-72 Month CD
1.30%$100-60 Month Smart Growth CD
1.15%$500-60-71 Month CD
1.10%$100-36 Month Smart Growth CD
0.90%$500-48-59 Month CD
0.75%$500-36-47 Month CD
0.55%$500-24-35 Month CD
0.30%$500-12-17 Month CD
0.30%$500-18-23 Month CD
0.20%$500-6-11 Month CD

NW Preferred Credit Union IRA Rates

1.40%$500-72 Month IRA (Traditional,Roth,CESA,SEP)
1.15%$500-60-71 Month IRA (Traditional,Roth,CESA,SEP)
0.90%$500-48-59 Month IRA (Traditional,Roth,CESA,SEP)
0.75%$500-36-47 Month IRA (Traditional,Roth,CESA,SEP)
0.55%$500-24-35 Month IRA (Traditional,Roth,CESA,SEP)
0.30%$500-12-17 Month IRA (Traditional,Roth,CESA,SEP)
0.30%$500-18-23 Month IRA (Traditional,Roth,CESA,SEP)
0.20%$500-6-11 Month IRA (Traditional,Roth,CESA,SEP)

NW Preferred Credit Union Locations
Branch Office8950 SW Burnham StTigard, OR 97223
Branch Office393 E Florence StStayton, OR 97383