Firelands Federal Credit Union

Overview / Commentary
221 E Main St
Bellevue, OH 44811

Firelands Federal Credit Union is headquartered in Bellevue and is the 22nd largest credit union in the state of Ohio. It is also the 819th largest credit union in the nation. It was established in 1957 and as of December of 2019, it had grown to 88 employees and 34,115 members at 5 locations. Firelands Federal Credit Union has a B+ health rating.

Field of Membership Restrictions

For eligibility to Firelands Federal Credit union, members must live, work, worship or attend school within the area of Huron County, OH. This includes Adams, Berlin, Florence Townships in Erie County, Groton, Milan, Oxford, Reed, Seneca County, Thompson, Venice Townships in Seneca County, village of Green Springs and village of Plymouth. Immediate family of current credit union members are also eligible.
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Reviews (2)

Firelands, A Good Bank for Starters

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When I first got a job, I needed a bank account. However, all the banks in my town required a huge initial deposit and I had to maintain a large sum of money in the account at all times. This was just not possible for me. I heard about Firelands and learned that only charge a $5 initial amount to open an account and that five dollars is all that is needed to keep the account open. They have a great loan service which has helped me many times and the interest on it is very low. I have paid off many debts with their help.

Unless something drastic happens, I will continue to use Firelands.

Great Credit Union.

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I have been a member of Fireland's Federal Credit Union since 1999. It has been, and continues to be, the best banking institution I have ever used. There are no crazy hidden fees, and they have free checking. I have never had anyone be rude to me. Everyone there is happy and helpful when I go inside. Even when I am at the drive thru, they are helpful and considerate.

They offer online banking that is simple and easy to use. I now do all my banking online because they make it so easy and time saving to do so. There site is secure and I have no worries about my information get stolen and used against me.

All in all I am positive that I will be staying a member of Fireland's Federal Credit Union for the rest of my life. I don't see me being happy anywhere else.

The Credit Union is located at a fairly easy place to get to. Traffic is not congested there, and the drive thru has 5 lanes. Most banks I've seen only have 4 lanes or less. FFCU has 5 and they are all open all day long. So there is no 30 minute wait in line like at other institutions.


Health Grade Components

NCUA #11674
Year Chartered1957
Primary Regulator
Profit Margin
Return on Assets - YTD0.72%
Return on Equity - YTD7.67%
Annual Interest Income$13.1MM
Assets and Liabilities
AssetsQ4 2019vs Q4 2018$308.9MM$296.3MM
LoansQ4 2019vs Q4 2018$228.9MM$224.1MM
DepositsQ4 2019vs Q4 2018$276.3MM$264.1MM
Equity CapitalQ4 2019vs Q4 2018$28.7MM$28.0MM
Loan Loss AllowanceQ4 2019vs Q4 2018$1.5MM$1.3MM
Unbacked Noncurrent LoansQ4 2019vs Q4 2018$2.3MM$2.2MM
Real Estate OwnedQ4 2019vs Q4 2018$0$45.00K
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Firelands Federal Credit Union Savings Account Rates

5.00%--Round Up Savings Account - deposit limitations
0.55%*$2.5k*-Christmas Club Plus+ Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.35% Up to $500 | 0.45% $500 - $2.5k
0.15%*$25k*-IRA Share Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.05% $100 - $10k | 0.10% $10k - $25k
0.05%$100-Business Prime Share Account
0.05%$100-All other Share Accounts
0.05%$100-Escrow Share Account
0.05%$100-Christmas Club Account
0.05%$5-Kids Savings Club Account
0.05%$5-Smart Start Teen Club Account

Firelands Federal Credit Union Money Market Rates

0.15%*$50k*-Money Management Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.05% $5k - $25k | 0.10% $25k - $50k

Firelands Federal Credit Union Checking Account Rates

0.05%*$1.5k*-Preferred Interest Checking
OTHER TIERS: 0.03% Up to $1.5k
0.03%--Business Interest Checking
0.03%--Direct Interest Checking
0.03%--50+ Interest Checking

Firelands Federal Credit Union CD Rates

0.75%$500-60 Month Share Certificate
0.65%$500-48 Month Share Certificate
0.50%$500-36 Month Share Certificate
0.35%$500-24 Month Share Certificate
0.35%$500-30 Month Share Certificate
0.35%$100-24 Month Kid's & Teen Club Share Certificate
0.25%$500-18 Month Share Certificate
0.20%$500-12 Month Share Certificate
0.20%$100-12 Month Kid's & Teen Club Share Certificate
0.20%$500-12 Month Smart Saver Youth Share Certificate - Age 0 - 12
0.20%$1k-12 Month Smart Saver Youth Share Certificate - Age 13 - 17
0.03%$500-6 Month Share Certificate

Firelands Federal Credit Union IRA Rates

0.75%$500-60 Month IRA Certificate
0.65%$500-48 Month IRA Certificate
0.50%$500-36 Month IRA Certificate
0.35%$500-24 Month IRA Certificate
0.35%$500-30 Month IRA Certificate
0.25%$500-18 Month IRA Certificate
0.20%$500-12 Month IRA Certificate

Firelands Federal Credit Union Locations
Branch Office169 Ridge St NMonroeville, OH 44847-9428
Branch Office221 E Main StBellevue, OH 44811
Branch Office175 Cleveland RdNorwalk, OH 44857
Branch Office1222 State Route 598Galion, OH 44833-9367
Branch Office2100 E Mansfield StBucyrus, OH 44820

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