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528 Foothill Blvd
La Canada, CA 91012

Caltech Employees Federal Credit Union is headquartered in La Canada and is the 26th largest credit union in the state of California. It is also the 158th largest credit union in the nation. It was established in 1950 and as of March of 2017, it had grown to 69 employees and 32,110 members at 4 locations. Caltech Employees Federal Credit Union's savings rates are 2X the national average, and it boasts an A+ health rating.

Field of Membership Restrictions

Membership in Caltech Employees Federal Credit Union is open to the following: (1) employees of the California Institute of Technology who work at the Campus, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Mt. Wilson, Mt. Palomar; (2) employees of the Henry R. Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens; (3) students of CalTech; (4) employees of NASA working at JPL; (5) employees of the Carnegie Institute of Washington located in Pasadena and Palomar; (6) members of the Caltech Alumni Association; (7) faculty, administration and students of the Polytechnic School; (8) associates of the California Institute of Technology.
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Reviews (1)

Not Too Good

Posted by: marwan007 | May 22, 2013

After 3 months I returned my CreditCard and closed the account. The people at the CEFCU are nice and try to help, but that's about all. Their politics dictate a standard way of doing things, if you need anything different from that they not cooperative. I don't like to got to the big banks, but I don't see any alternative.


Health Grade Components

NCUA #6681
Year Chartered1950
Primary Regulator
Profit Margin
Return on Assets - YTD0.71%
Return on Equity - YTD7.02%
Annual Interest Income$9.9MM
Assets and Liabilities
AssetsQ1 2017vs Q1 2016$1.56B$1.43B
LoansQ1 2017vs Q1 2016$411.2MM$361.9MM
DepositsQ1 2017vs Q1 2016$1.40B$1.27B
Equity CapitalQ1 2017vs Q1 2016$154.5MM$154.4MM
Loan Loss AllowanceQ1 2017vs Q1 2016$2.6MM$3.1MM
Unbacked Noncurrent LoansQ1 2017vs Q1 2016$123.00K$177.00K
Real Estate OwnedQ1 2017vs Q1 2016$0$764.00K
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Caltech Employees Federal Credit Union Savings Account Rates

OTHER TIERS: 0.85% Up to $25k | 0.95% $25k - $100k | 1.11% $100k - $250k

Caltech Employees Federal Credit Union Locations
Branch Office4800 Oak Grove Dr Bldg 291Pasadena, CA 91109
Branch Office528 Foothill BlvdLa Canada, CA 91011
Branch Office515 S Wilson AvePasadena, CA 91106
Branch Office801 Foothill BlvdLa Canada, CA 91011-3337