Connexus Credit Union


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

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Serving more than 360,000 members across all 50 states, Connexus Credit Union is a member-focused cooperative with over $2.63 billion in assets. Connexus is proud to return profits to member-owners through high yields for checking accounts and deposit products as well as competitive rates for personal, home, and auto loans. Members benefit from a multi-channel service model which includes an award-winning Digital Banking platform that’s available 24/7, a fully staffed and trained Member Contact Center, online chat support, and branches in four states.

Based in Wausau, WI, Connexus has been nationally recognized by Forbes, CNN Money, PC Magazine, NerdWallet, AARP, Kiplinger, and Bankrate for checking, share certificate, and loan rates. Our 320+ employees are committed to the Connexus mission statement of helping our members achieve their personal financial objectives by anticipating their needs and exceeding their expectations with superior service and products. Our team is also dedicated to the organization’s family values: Integrity, Respect, Open & Honest Communication, Work Hard/Play Hard, Learn & Grow, and Synergy. These aren’t just words on a laminated sign in a hallway – these are the core values that dictate the actions of the organization and everyone within it. The values-based culture at Connexus is demonstrated in every personal interaction, every phone call, and every email – every day.

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 of Golden Valley, Crystal, Brooklyn Center, Hopkins, Minneapolis, New Hope, Robbinsdale, St. Louis Park in Minnesota, Dover or Portsmouth in New Hampshire, Fairfield or Cincinnati in Ohio, Rothschild, Schofield, Wausau, or Weston in Wisconsin; (2) employees and retirees of Honeywell, Liberty Mutual, TSI Incorporated, Convergys, Cincinnati Bell, ATK, Aspirus Inc, or Aqua Finance.
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Money Market Rate Increase - 5/2/2022

Connuexus Credit Union has boosted rates for deposits of $20,000 and up on their money market account. $100,000 and over 1.11% $20,000 to $99,999.99 1.00%

Connexus Credit Union Longer-Term CD Rates Soar - 4/28/2022

Connexus Credit Union (easy membership) has increased the rates on its long-term CDs and IRA CDs to rate-leading status. $5k min opening deposit.

Rates Of 2% And Up For 24 Months To 60 Months - 4/27/2022

Edging closer to current US treasury yields: Amount Term APY $5,000 and over 24 months 2.00% $5,000 and over 36 months 2.20% $5,000 and over 48 months 2.40% $5,000 and over 60 months 2.60% https://www.connexuscu.org/rates/#deposit-rates

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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

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.

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.

Some Good Rates, Watch Out For Unusual Account Rules

Banks are mostly standardized, but each credit union has its own specific account rules. As can be seen by other posters, Connexus has some unusual rules that can be costly if not known. For example, their money market only allows 4 schedule D transactions per month. Another Connexus rule is that ach transfer dollar amounts are limited for both incoming and outgoing ach's -- including new Connexus account funding ach transfers initiated at an external institution. It takes significant time to find all the rules as they are frequently not in Connexus documents or known by CS reps.

Very Unfair Credit Union!

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On November 1, 2021, I received a call from Connexus Credit Union. I have a loan with this Credit Union. The Customer Service Representive informed me that I missed the June Payment and that I am behind 45 days and owe them $626.00. I had no idea that I had missed a June payment. Since 2013, I have not missed and payment with any of my bills. Connexus Credit Union has never reported me late, I have never received a phone call, email, nothing to indicate that I had missed a payment. When I asked them why I was not notified, the Customer Service Representive stated that when I paid the next month payment, they would apply it to the last month payment. The Customer Service Repesentive did not even alert me that they were going to report this to the Credit Bureau! So, I paid the entire $626.00 as fast as I could. Within days credit bureaus TransUnion went down 89 points, Equifax 89 points, and Experian down 60 points. Here is my problem: I am in the process of building a home, in about a month and a half, the lender with run my credit and there may be a chance I will not get financing on my new home, or the interest rate will be too high. I am looking to lose my Deposit and the new home. This is not fair because I had no Idea, that I missed the June payment! If they would have just informed me I would have paid this error! I worked very, very hard to pay all of my bills on time (8 years straight with no late payments) and this one payment will financially take away all of my work and maybe my newdream. My credit report was over 720 and that I have not missed no payments with any of my bills. I looked on my statement with Connexus CU and there was no alerts that I have missed a payment. Gunny USMC

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Health
B+

Health Grade Components

Overall
NCUA #66538
Year Chartered1935
Employees503
Primary Regulator
Profit Margin
Return on Assets - YTD1.97%
Return on Equity - YTD18.96%
Annual Interest Income$237.0MM
Assets and Liabilities
AssetsQ4 2021vs Q4 2020$3.88B$3.24B
LoansQ4 2021vs Q4 2020$3.40B$2.81B
DepositsQ4 2021vs Q4 2020$3.46B$2.89B
Equity CapitalQ4 2021vs Q4 2020$395.9MM$319.7MM
Loan Loss AllowanceQ4 2021vs Q4 2020$19.7MM$17.3MM
Unbacked Noncurrent LoansQ4 2021vs Q4 2020$59.7MM$38.2MM
Real Estate OwnedQ4 2021vs Q4 2020$155.00K$0
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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
1.11%*$100k*-Money Market Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.25% $1k - $20k | 1.00% $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
2.60%$5k-60 Month Certificate
2.40%$5k-48 Month Certificate
2.20%$5k-36 Month Certificate
2.00%$5k-24 Month Certificate
1.25%$5k-12 Month Certificate

Connexus Credit Union IRA Rates

APYMINMAXACCOUNT NAMEVIEW DETAILS
2.60%$5k-60 Month IRA
2.40%$5k-48 Month IRA
2.20%$5k-36 Month IRA
2.00%$5k-24 Month IRA
1.25%$5k-12 Month IRA
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Wausau Area

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