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257 Brodhead Rd
Bethlehem, PA 18017-8938

First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union is headquartered in Bethlehem and is the 12th largest credit union in the state of Pennsylvania. It is also the 414th largest credit union in the nation. It was established in 1959 and as of December of 2018, it had grown to 177 employees and 61,826 members at 8 locations. First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union's money market rates are 5X the national average, and it has an A health rating.

Field of Membership Restrictions

Membership in First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union is open to anyone living in Pennsylvania or New Jersey through becoming a member of the American Consumer Council. Membership is also open to those who live, work, attend school or worship in Easton, Kutztown or Lehighton, Pennsylvania and to employees of over 100 area Select Employer Groups.
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Boost Money Market Special, 2.28% APY - 12/24/2018

First Commonwealth FCU is headquartered in Bethlehem, PA. PA and NJ residents are membership eligible by joining ACC. "The Boost Money Market Special account offers a fixed introductory rate during the first 12 statement cycles on balances of $50,000.00 to $100,000.00. After dividends have been paid on the 12th month after the Boost Money Market Special was opened the account will convert to an Elite Money Market account. The minimum balance required to open the Boost Money Market Special is $50,000.00 of which $25,000.00 must be new money."


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Health Grade Components

NCUA #12765
Year Chartered1959
Primary Regulator
Profit Margin
Return on Assets - YTD0.95%
Return on Equity - YTD8.65%
Annual Interest Income$29.2MM
Assets and Liabilities
AssetsQ4 2018vs Q4 2017$721.5MM$681.5MM
LoansQ4 2018vs Q4 2017$558.4MM$482.3MM
DepositsQ4 2018vs Q4 2017$620.9MM$602.1MM
Equity CapitalQ4 2018vs Q4 2017$78.9MM$71.9MM
Loan Loss AllowanceQ4 2018vs Q4 2017$5.0MM$4.3MM
Unbacked Noncurrent LoansQ4 2018vs Q4 2017$3.4MM$3.0MM
Real Estate OwnedQ4 2018vs Q4 2017$125.00K$0
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First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union Savings Account Rates

0.30%*$10k*-Health Savings Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.10% Up to $1.5k | 0.15% $1.5k - $10k
0.10%--Business Savings Account
0.10%$5-Savings Account
0.10%--Holiday Club
0.10%--IRA Savings Account
0.10%--Vacation Club

First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union Money Market Rates

2.28%-$100kBoost Money Market Special
2.25%*$20k*-Special Business Money Market
OTHER TIERS: 0.10% Up to $10k | 1.50% $10k - $20k
0.55%*$250k*-Business Elite Money Market
OTHER TIERS: 0.25% Up to $50k | 0.35% $50k - $100k | 0.45% $100k - $250k
0.43%*$250k*-Elite Money Market
OTHER TIERS: 0.10% Up to $50k | 0.35% $50k - $100k | 0.37% $100k - $250k
0.43%*$250k*-Elite Money Market IRA
OTHER TIERS: 0.10% Up to $50k | 0.35% $50k - $100k | 0.37% $100k - $250k
0.33%*$50k*-Money Market Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.21% $2.5k - $10k | 0.24% $10k - $25k | 0.30% $25k - $50k
0.33%*$50k*-Money Market IRA Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.21% $2.5k - $10k | 0.24% $10k - $25k | 0.30% $25k - $50k
0.25%*$25k*-Business Money Market Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.10% $2.5k - $10k | 0.12% $10k - $25k

First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union Checking Account Rates

0.20%*$250k*-Business Checking Advantage I Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.05% $2.5k - $100k | 0.15% $100k - $250k
0.15%*$250k*-Business Checking Advantage II Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.03% $2.5k - $100k | 0.10% $100k - $250k
0.10%$25k-Elite Checking Account
0.05%*$10k*-Preferred Checking Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.02% $1.5k - $10k

First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union CD Rates

2.70%$500-11 Month Certificate Special - New Money
2.50%$500-13 Month Grow Certificate Special
2.50%$500-13 Month Thrive Certificate Special
2.50%$500-Business 13 Month Thrive Certificate Special
2.50%$500-Business 13 Month Grow Certificate Special
2.36%$500-13 Month Flex Certificate Special
2.36%$500-Business 13 Month Flex Certificate Special
2.30%$500-Business 60 Month Certificate
2.30%$500-60 Month Certificate
1.75%$500-5 Month Grow Certificate Special
1.75%$500-5 Month Thrive Certificate Special
1.75%$500-Business 5 Month Thrive Certificate Special
1.75%$500-Business 5 Month Grow Certificate Special
1.60%$500-Business 48 Month Certificate
1.60%$500-48 Month Certificate
1.60%$500-5 Month Flex Certificate Special
1.60%$500-Business 5 Month Flex Certificate Special
1.55%$500-Business 24 Month Certificate
1.55%$500-24 Month Certificate
1.15%$500-Business 36 Month Certificate
1.15%$500-36 Month Certificate
0.85%$500-Business 30 Month Certificate
0.85%$500-30 Month Certificate
0.75%$500-Business 18 Month Certificate
0.75%$500-18 Month Certificate
0.40%$500-Business 12 Month Certificate
0.40%$500-12 Month Certificate
0.35%$500-Business 9 Month Certificate
0.35%$500-9 Month Certificate
0.30%$500-Business 6 Month Certificate
0.30%$500-6 Month Certificate
0.25%$500-Business 3 Month Certificate
0.25%$500-3 Month Certificate

First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union IRA Rates

2.30%$500-60 Month IRA Certificate
1.60%$500-48 Month IRA Certificate
1.55%$500-24 Month IRA Certificate
1.15%$500-36 Month IRA Certificate
0.85%$500-30 Month IRA Certificate
0.75%$500-18 Month IRA Certificate
0.40%$500-12 Month IRA Certificate
0.35%$500-9 Month IRA Certificate
0.30%$500-6 Month IRA Certificate
0.25%$500-3 Month IRA Certificate

First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union Locations
Branch Office7627 Tilghman StAllentown, PA 18106-9345
Branch Office257 Brodhead RdBethlehem, PA 18017-8938
Branch Office15093 Kutztown RdKutztown, PA 19530-9279
Branch Office450 Union BlvdAllentown, PA 18109-3228
Branch Office4300 William Penn HwyEaston, PA 18045-4935
Branch Office5500 Crawford DrBethlehem, PA 18017-8797
Branch Office3515 Nazareth RdEaston, PA 18045
Branch Office1241 Blakeslee BlvdLehighton, PA 18235

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