Coulee Bank

Overview / Commentary
1516 Losey Boulevard South
La Crosse, WI 54601

Coulee Bank is headquartered in LA CROSSE and is the 55th largest bank in the state of Wisconsin. It is also the 1,618th largest bank in the nation. It was established in 1961 and as of March of 2024, it had grown to 95 employees at 9 locations. Coulee Bank's money market rates are 10X the national average, and it has a B+ health rating.

Recommend Reward Checking

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My wife and I have had Reward Checking accounts at Coulee for years. We are very satisfied. I recommend them highly. On a few occasions I found they would not count some on-line transaction I had made, but I stopped making such a transaction and all my others have always gone through, whether credit or debit. If you live in their service area, I recommend them highly. (When we no l longer were within their customer area, they allowed us to keep our accounts.)

They Know What They Are Doing

This institution performed well when I needed a wiretransfer.  They understand what a domestic intermediary bank is and how to execute instructions correctly.  Unlike some institutions, Collee did not attempt to charge for foreign wire because ultimate payee was foreign.  I deal with many banks and am happy with this institutes service.  I never have problem reaching live persons.  2.55% interest is not bad either. I recommend Collee Bank.

As A Former Employee.....

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Wow.. I'm surprised & yet delighted to have come across this banking blog/website. Unfortunately, all of the above postings about Coulee Bank's negative image are pretty much true. Because so many people have either left or been fired this past year, I'm comfortable to now confirm as a past employee that this place is terrible. They:
Openly threatened to give co-workers a "bad recommendation" for quitting/looking for a better job. La Crosse supervisor (for all branches) significantly cut back weekly hours for "FULL" time and part time workers without explanation – typical.  Deny any benefits for part time workers (basic health insurance, vacation, sick time, 401K) - NOTHING Used personal feelings and emotions while calculating "worthless" quarterly bonuses for employees. Still today has a shortage of employees….. Too many long lines for customers – very true, no doubt. Onalaska VP has yelled at employees to the point of crying... "They are always right, you're always wrong." Head of human resources is useless-- any complaint/request/concern in the workplace is not kept secret and turned over to management. AKA: You can't stand up for yourself if there is a workplace issue and have an ally in management at Coulee Bank. The head of HR is pointless - she serves the wants of anything management says and has even threatened employees to "shut up or leave."  This is just a short list of how Coulee Bank and their poor treatment of employees. Fortunately I'm no longer in the LAX area and feel okay posting about this. This is real, this is serious, and this is everyday life for workers at Coulee Bank. When shopping for banks, please consider the corporate friendliness and working conditions for bank’s employees. As a first hand witness, I strongly suggest choosing a different local community bank in La Crosse or credit union. SHAME ON COULEE BANK! 

Employee Rates Bank

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I just finished reading some of the posts regarding employees....I have been an employee for a year and a half or so. I have not witnessed the things posted, but I think most work places have some good and some bad.  I thought I would share my experience being an employee here.   When I bring a concern, be it personal or work related, I'm listened to and when I have needed to change my work hours around, they have been very flexible.  I feel like I matter here to the management.  I'm part time and don't expect full time benefits but still do get some perks that are offered to all employees. I enjoy most of my co-workers and feel like we all work hard and are also willing to pitch in when there is a gap of an employee or a project that is taking a lot of time and effort.  Last but not least, the Human Resource person is excellent.  The last thing I would of ever said is "they are worthless."  It's guite the opposite, in fact.



Health Grade Components

FDIC Certificate #18361
Year Established1961
Primary RegulatorFDIC
Profit Margin
Return on Assets - YTD-0.05%
Return on Equity - YTD-0.67%
Annual Interest Income$7.7MM
Assets and Liabilities
AssetsQ1 2024vs Q1 2023$566.8MM$540.7MM
LoansQ1 2024vs Q1 2023$463.5MM$437.6MM
DepositsQ1 2024vs Q1 2023$457.8MM$431.9MM
Equity CapitalQ1 2024vs Q1 2023$41MM$39.7MM
Loan Loss AllowanceQ1 2024vs Q1 2023$5MM$4.6MM
Unbacked Noncurrent LoansQ1 2024vs Q1 2023$1.4MM$1.3MM
Real Estate OwnedQ1 2024vs Q1 2023$0$0
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Coulee Bank Savings Account Rates

0.25%$200-Confidence Savings Account

Coulee Bank Money Market Rates

4.25%*$500k*-High Yield Money Market Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.50% $0 - $25k | 1.51% $25k - $100k | 2.02% $100k - $250k | 2.78% $250k - $500k

Coulee Bank CD Rates

4.90%$1k-7 Month CD Special

Coulee Bank Locations
Coulee Bank1516 Losey Blvd SLa Crosse, WI 54601
Onalaska Branch590 Theatre RoadOnalaska, WI 54601
Highland Park Branch733 Grand AveSaint Paul, MN 55105
Coulee Bank - Rochester1110 Sixth Street NwRochester, MN 55901
Holmen Office129 Hale DrHolmen, WI 54636
Minnetonka Branch4350 Baker RdMinnetonka, MN 55343

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