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Community First Credit Union (WI)

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1.90%5-year CD5 Year Certificate
1.05%1-year CD1 Year Certificate
0.30%SavingsRegular Savings

Overview / Commentary
2626 S Oneida Street
Appleton, WI 54915

Community First Credit Union (WI) is headquartered in Appleton and is the 3rd largest credit union in the state of Wisconsin. It is also the 79th largest credit union in the nation. It was established in 1975 and as of June of 2017, it had grown to 382 employees and 129,390 members at 27 locations. Community First Credit Union (WI)'s CD rates are 17% higher than the national average, and it boasts an A+ health rating.

Field of Membership Restrictions

Membership in Community First Credit Union is open to those who live, work, or attend school in Winnebago, Outagamie, Calumet, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Brown, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Oconto, Shawano, Sheboygan and Waushara counties in Wisconsin.
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Reviews (4)

Neighborly Banking

I first started using this credit union through my future husband's employer. It was where he could go and cash his checks. With them, we have gotten great ideas on how to grow our money with CDs and money market accounts. They are really active in our community with fundraising. They have many locations around our area, and no matter where we go, they are so friendly and care about their customers. It is always nice to say how well they do when things are going well, but they also are accommodating when things are going badly. They have been there with savings plans for the kids and planning for college as well. They are always willing to show us how to make our money grow for us, which is something we don't know much about and we can trust them wholeheartedly.

Great Institution!

Had a really good experience with CFCU! Thank you all for your great service!


Posted by: Anonymous | Sep 10, 2012

I am not one to write reviews, however, I just quickly wanted to note that this is such a horrible credit union. Their employees are rude, customer service stinks, and they stick you with so many fees and then LOVE not telling you about them. SO UNBELIEVABLE! I cannot WAIT until my loan is paid off so I can be done with them forever!!!!

Rude Customer Support

Posted by: rpg16 | Mar 8, 2011

I recently received a statement through my local credit union stating I had a rejection on a direct deposit.  When I went to inquire about the rejected direct deposit they told me it was an issue with the other party.  I contacted the other party and found out that there was no problem with the deposit and that it had been processed.  I called my credit union and talked to a representitve and she said that it was human error and that it was rejected by a computer gliche.  I still have not come to a conclusion and had the money deposited in my account to to finding the accountability of who is at fault and in that time I had overdrafted my account by default and had to take responsibility. I currently am paying off my overdraft and changing banks.


Health Grade Components

NCUA #66642
Year Chartered1975
Primary Regulator
Profit Margin
Return on Assets - YTD1.54%
Return on Equity - YTD12.23%
Annual Interest Income$41.9MM
Assets and Liabilities
AssetsQ2 2017vs Q2 2016$2.74B$2.47B
LoansQ2 2017vs Q2 2016$2.26B$2.02B
DepositsQ2 2017vs Q2 2016$2.37B$2.14B
Equity CapitalQ2 2017vs Q2 2016$341.6MM$303.0MM
Loan Loss AllowanceQ2 2017vs Q2 2016$4.2MM$3.8MM
Unbacked Noncurrent LoansQ2 2017vs Q2 2016$6.5MM$6.0MM
Real Estate OwnedQ2 2017vs Q2 2016$124.00K$1.1MM
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Community First Credit Union (WI) Savings Account Rates

1.50%--Health Savings Account
0.35%--Accumulator IRA
0.35%--Coverdell Education Savings Account
0.30%$100-Regular Savings
0.30%$25-Kids Savings
0.30%$25-Holiday Club

Community First Credit Union (WI) Money Market Rates

0.80%*$75k*-Members Choice Money Market w/ Active Checking
OTHER TIERS: 0.30% Up to $75k
0.80%*$75k*-Members Choice Money Market IRA w/ Active Checking
OTHER TIERS: 0.25% Up to $75k
0.50%*$15k*-Ultimate Money Market
OTHER TIERS: 0.30% Up to $15k
0.50%*$15k*-Ultimate IRA Money Market
OTHER TIERS: 0.25% Up to $15k
0.35%*$7,500*-Affordable Money Market
OTHER TIERS: 0.30% Up to $7,500
0.35%$10k-First Choice Money Market Savings
0.35%*$7,500*-Affordable IRA Money Market
OTHER TIERS: 0.25% Up to $7,500
0.35%*$75k*-Members Choice Money Market w/o Active Checking
OTHER TIERS: 0.30% Up to $75k
0.35%*$75k*-Members Choice Money Market IRA w/o Active Checking
OTHER TIERS: 0.25% Up to $75k

Community First Credit Union (WI) Checking Account Rates

0.30%*$50k*-Corporate Checking
OTHER TIERS: 0.05% $2,500 - $25k | 0.20% $25k - $50k
0.25%--Member's Choice Checking
0.15%*$5k*-Direct Benefit Checking
OTHER TIERS: 0.05% $500 - $5k
0.15%*$5k*-Regular Checking
OTHER TIERS: 0.05% $500 - $5k

Community First Credit Union (WI) CD Rates

1.90%$1k-5 Year Certificate
1.55%$1k-3 Year Certificate
1.40%$1k-2 Year Certificate
1.15%$1k-18 Month Certificate
1.05%$1k-1 Year Certificate
0.60%$2,500-6 Month Certificate
0.35%$2,500-90 Day Certificate

Community First Credit Union (WI) IRA Rates

1.90%$1k-5 Year IRA Certificate
1.55%$1k-3 Year IRA Certificate
1.40%$1k-2 Year IRA Certificate
1.15%$1k-18 Month IRA Certificate
1.05%$1k-1 Year IRA Certificate