Clackamas Federal Credit Union Adds Amplify Checking, 3.00% APY


Deal Summary: Amplify Checking (rewards checking), 3.00% APY on qualifying balances up to $15k.

Availability: Residents of Clackamas County, Oregon.

At the beginning of May, Clackamas Federal Credit Union (Clackamas FCU) introduced a new rewards checking account, the Amplify Checking, which earns 3.00% APY on qualifying balances up to $15k. Qualifying balances over $15k earn 0.25% APY, with non-qualifying balances not earning any interest.

3.00*%-$15kClackamas Federal Credit UnionAmplify checking account
OTHER TIERS: 0.25% $15k+
Rates as of January 28, 2020.

There’s only one qualification requirement: at least 12 debit card purchases post and clear during each monthly qualification cycle.

The Amplify Checking account has no monthly service fee, no minimum balance requirement, and no minimum opening deposit requirement. Nationwide ATM fees will be reimbursed up to $25 per month, if qualifications are met. eStatements are free, but there is a $3 fee for each paper statement requested.


Headquartered in Milwaukie, Oregon, Clackamas Federal Credit Union’s field of membership (FOM) is residency-based, with individuals who live, work, worship, or attend school in Clackamas County eligible for membership.

Family members of current Clackamas FCU members are also welcome to apply.

Joining Clackamas FCU and/or opening an Amplify Checking account can be done online, or at any of eight Oregon branches located in Canby, Happy Valley, Milwaukie (2), Molalla, Sandy, Oregon City, and West Linn

Your Regular Share account ($5 minimum) is required to
established your ownership as a member of Clackamas.

Clackamas FCU participates in the CO-OP Shared Branch network, the second largest branch network in the country, with more than 5,600 credit union branches and self-service Shared Branch express terminals in all 50 states.

Credit Union Overview

Clackamas Federal Credit Union has an overall health grade of "A" at, with a Texas Ratio of 2.96% (excellent) based on December 31, 2018 data. In the past year, Clackamas FCU has increased its total non-brokered deposits by $14.4 million, an excellent annual growth rate of 4.41%. Please refer to our financial overview of Clackamas Federal Credit Union (NCUA Charter # 11793) for more details.

Established in 1957 as the CLACKLO Federal Credit Union, the original FOM was limited to county, municipal, state, and federal employees who worked in Clackamas County. Following the 1984 merger with the Milwaukie Community Credit Union, the Credit Union rebranded as Clackamas Federal Credit Union. Nearly 20 years later, a community charter was adopted, allowing the residents of Clackamas County to join. Clackamas FCU is currently Oregon’s 12th largest credit union, with more than 33,000 members and assets in excess of $387 million.

How the Amplify Checking Compares

When compared to the High Yield Reward Checking Accounts tracked by that are available within the FOM and have maximum qualifying balances of at least $15k, Clackamas Federal Credit Union’s Amplify Checking APY currently ranks fourth.

The above rates are accurate as of 5/30/2019.

To look for the best Reward Checking Account rates, both nationwide and state specific, please refer to our High Yield Reward Checking Account Rates Table page.

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The field of membership includes all persons who live, work, worship or attend school in Clackamas County, Oregon. Branches are located in Oregon City, Milwaukie, Canby and Damascus.

The credit union is NCUA insured. It has $173 million in assets and 23,157 members.

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