Connexus Credit Union


Overview / Commentary
715-847-4700
P.O. Box 8026
Wausau, WI 54402

From the Bank

Serving more than 430,000 members nationwide, Wausau, WI-based Connexus Credit Union is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative with over $4.8 billion in assets and more than 620 employees. Connexus gives back to members through high yields on deposit products, competitive loan rates, and minimal fees.

Joining Connexus and/or opening accounts can be done either online or in person at one of Connexus’ branches. Membership at Connexus requires a $5 minimum balance in a Connexus savings account.  

Account management can be done online or with the Connexus Digital Banking App. A few of the Connexus App features include external transfers, mobile deposit, bill pay and debit card management.  

Connexus has a long history of competitive rates on its money market account, reward checking account (called Xtraordinary Checking), health savings account, share and IRA certificates.  

As a member of the CO-OP Shared Branching network, Connexus provides its members with access to more than 5,600 shared branches throughout the country. Connexus also participates in CO-OP and Money Pass ATM networks, giving members surcharge-free access to more than 67,000 ATMs.

Field of Membership Restrictions

Membership in Connexus Credit Union is open to anyone through becoming a member of the Connexus Association with a $5 donation. Membership is also open to the following: (1) members of the communities/counties in Illinois: Boone, Knox, Lake, McHenry, Stephenson, Warren, Winnebago; in Minnesota: Brooklyn Center, Crystal, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Minneapolis, New Hope, Robbinsdale, and St. Louis Park; in Ohio: Cincinnati and Norwood; in Wisconsin: Adams County Barron, Chippewa, Clark County, Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Iowa, Juneau County, Langlade County, Lincoln County, Marathon County, Milwaukee, Oneida, Ozaukee, Portage County, Price, Racine, Rusk, Sauk, Shawano County, Taylor County, Washington, Waukesha, Waushara County, Wood County, and within 25 mile of Sheldon or 15 miles of Chetek. (2) Employees, retirees, family members, members, students, or student alumni of ALPA FCU, ALPA Union, Aqua Finance, Aspirus Inc, BMW Motorcycle Owners of America Group or its successor, Buell Riders Adventure Group, Cincinnati Bell, Cintel, Convergys, Endura, Harley Owners Group, Honeywell, Kraft or Bombardier Company and its majority-owned subsidies in the U.S., Liberty Mutual Insurance, Marketplace Home Mortgage, Marshfield Clinic, Minnesota Consumer Council, Northcentral Technical College, Orbital ATK, Organizations of any motorcycle dealer located in the IL or WI counties of Winnebago, Boone, Jo Daviess, Knox, Lake, Warren, McHenry, or Stephenson, Successors Rockwell Automation and its subsidiaries and affiliates, TSI Incorporated. (3) Spouses, family members, and those living in the same household of an existing member.
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12/2/19 - Connexus CU Drops All CD Rates
11/27/19 - Connexus Credit Union 24-Month CD Earns 2.40% APY
7/17/19 - Connexus Cuts Certificate Rates AGAIN!
7/10/19 - Connexus Rates Decline Again
6/26/19 - Connexus CD Rates Decline
5/9/19 - Connexus Credit Union Ups 60-Month CD Rate to 3.40% APY
5/9/19 - Connexus New Rates
2/22/19 - Connexus Lowers Rates
2/1/19 - Connexus Lowered 3.63% 5 Year CD
1/31/19 - 5 Year CD Back To 3.50% (Was 3.63%)
1/17/19 - Connexus Credit Union's 60-Month CD Now Earns 3.63% APY
1/16/19 - Connexus CU Raised 60 Months And 36 Months Certificates
11/23/18 - 5 Yr- Went Down
11/7/18 - Connexus Credit Union Boosts 24-Month CD Rate
11/6/18 - 60 Month 4% Share Certificates
11/6/18 - 4% APY For 60 Months CD Plus Other CD Increases for Regular and IRA
6/19/18 - CD Rates At Connexus
6/2/18 - Increased Rates 3.25 60 Mths, 3% 42 Mths
5/21/18 - Connexus CU Has 12-Month CD and 60-Month CD
5/19/18 - CD Rate Increases At Connexus Credit Union
1/13/18 - Connexus Credit Union (Easy Membership) Hikes 60-Month CD
3/30/17 - Connexus CU Offers $100 Best Buy® E-Gift Card With New Checking
3/29/17 - Connexus Credit Union Adds Top-Rate 12-, 24-, And 36-Month CDs
1/25/17 - Connexus CU (Easy Membership) Adds Two Limited-Time CD Specials
10/31/16 - Connexus CU Adds 12-Month CD and 24-Month CD
10/25/16 - Connexus Credit Union Share Certificate Specials
9/3/16 - Connexus CU (Easy Membership) Offers "Earn An Easy $100" Bonus
8/31/16 - $100 Bonus Opening A Rewards Checking Account
3/2/16 - Connexus CU Offers Three, Short-Term CD Specials
2/26/16 - Connexus 1.33%/1.43%/1.53% APY 12Mo/18Mo/24 month CDs
10/26/15 - Connexus CU (Easy Membership) Offers Two Top-Rate CDs
10/24/15 - 12 & 24 Month Share Certificate Specials – Valid Through 12/31/15
8/28/15 - Connexus CU Celebrates With "$80 In Your Pocket" Checking Bonus
8/21/15 - Celebrate Connexus’ 80Th Anniversary With $80 In Your Pocket
2/8/15 - Connexus CU (12 Mo CD, 1.30%APY)
2/4/15 - Connexus CU Continues To Offers Highest Rate 12-Month CD
1/5/15 - Connexus CU 12-Month CD (1.374% APY) Special Extended Through January 31, 2015
10/26/14 - Connexus Credit Union Offers High Rate 1-Year CD Available Nationwide
10/23/14 - 12-Month Certificate Special - Blended Rate 1.374% APY - Easy To Join
9/17/14 - Connexus CU 1 Yr CD Earn Up To 2%APY OPEN TO EVERYONE
8/28/14 - Credit unions with national FOMs will merge
6/10/14 - 9-Month CD Rate Special at Connexus Credit Union
9/6/12 - CD Rates at Connexus Credit Union Are Competitive Again - Easy Membership
5/11/12 - Rate Drop To 1.75% Xtraordinary Checking/1.35% Myrewards Checking
5/3/12 - Updated Review of Connexus Credit Union's Xtraordinary & MyRewards Checking
2/21/12 - Connexus Credit Union Is Growing Through Mergers
7/1/11 - End Of The Last Nationally Available 3% 5-Year CD - False Alarm
2/1/11 - Top CD Rates Continue at Connexus Credit Union - Easy Membership
8/12/10 - Update on Connexus Credit Union's CD and Reward Checking Rates - Available Nationwide
6/1/10 - Top CD Rates at Connexus Credit Union - Easy Membership
3/24/10 - Competitive Step-UP CDs and Money Market Account at Connexus Credit Union - Easy Membership
3/15/09 - Health Savings Account Overview and Finding the Best HSA

Decent Experience

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According to their CSR, due to overwhelming demand, they are 72 hours behind.

Opening a CD account:
• Soft pull w/Trans Union
• Require a copy of social security card, although not listed
• Disregard their email, you need to be proactive as no one contacts you during approval process.
• Maximum ACH transfer is $250,000 for opening a CD account. Over that amount needs to be wired in.
• Your membership number is not the same as your account number

Connexus Credit Union

Very well designed website for applying for a money market account. Very fast response to application. Excellent rates on money market accounts. Also great talking to their customer service representatives.

Texas Ratio Trend C+

Should we worry about its health with a Tex Ratio Trend of C+?

Better Savings Interest Rates And Friendly Service

I chose Connexus because of it offers higher interest rates on savings accounts compared with others. Connexus has also given me friendly and helpful service. It took me a while to make a connection with someone in the IRA section, but once I contacted Cathy, she was friendly and helpful. It was a pleasure working with her. I'm happy that I found Connexus.

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Health

Health Grade Components

Overall
NCUA #66538
Year Chartered1935
Employees659
Primary Regulator
Profit Margin
Return on Assets - YTD1.19%
Return on Equity - YTD11.49%
Annual Interest Income$137.6MM
Assets and Liabilities
AssetsQ2 2022vs Q2 2021$4.89B$3.58B
LoansQ2 2022vs Q2 2021$4.06B$3.07B
DepositsQ2 2022vs Q2 2021$4.33B$3.17B
Equity CapitalQ2 2022vs Q2 2021$484.8MM$367.9MM
Loan Loss AllowanceQ2 2022vs Q2 2021$22.6MM$16.8MM
Unbacked Noncurrent LoansQ2 2022vs Q2 2021$74.3MM$33.2MM
Real Estate OwnedQ2 2022vs Q2 2021$0$155.00K
Rates
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Connexus Credit Union Savings Account Rates

APYMINMAXACCOUNT NAMEVIEW DETAILS
2.00%*$15k*-Health Savings Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.50% $100 - $500 | 1.00% $500 - $5k | 1.50% $5k - $15k
0.40%*$10k*-IRA Savings Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.25% Up to $10k
0.25%$100-Member Share
0.25%--Holiday Club
0.25%$100-Additional Savings
0.25%$100-Organization Savings

Connexus Credit Union Money Market Rates

APYMINMAXACCOUNT NAMEVIEW DETAILS
2.01%*$100k*-Money Market Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.25% $1k - $20k | 1.50% $20k - $100k

Connexus Credit Union Checking Account Rates

APYMINMAXACCOUNT NAMEVIEW DETAILS
2.00%*-$1kTeen Checking
OTHER TIERS: 0.25% $1k+
1.75%*-$25kXtraordinary Checking
OTHER TIERS: 0.25% $25k+

Connexus Credit Union CD Rates

APYMINMAXACCOUNT NAMEVIEW DETAILS
3.61%$5k-36 Month Certificate
3.56%$5k-24 Month Certificate
3.51%$5k-12 Month Certificate
3.01%$5k-60 Month Certificate
3.01%$5k-48 Month Certificate

Connexus Credit Union IRA Rates

APYMINMAXACCOUNT NAMEVIEW DETAILS
3.61%$5k-36 Month IRA
3.56%$5k-24 Month IRA
3.51%$5k-12 Month IRA
3.01%$5k-60 Month IRA
3.01%$5k-48 Month IRA
Locations

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Wausau Area

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