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First Financial CU (IL)

Popular Accounts at this Credit Union

APYACCOUNT TYPEACCOUNT NAME
5.00%Reward CheckingHigh 5 Checking
1.00%1-year CD12 Month Certificate
0.30%SavingsShare Savings Account

Overview / Commentary
773-565-2000
2942 W Peterson Ave
Chicago, IL 60659

First Financial CU (IL) is headquartered in CHICAGO and is the 58th largest credit union in the state of Illinois. It is also the 1,871st largest credit union in the nation. It was established in 1936 and as of March of 2017, it had grown to 22 employees and 8,597 members at 4 locations. First Financial CU (IL)'s money market rates are 36% higher than the national average, and it has an A health rating.

Field of Membership Restrictions

First Financial Credit Union of Illinois is open to anyone through making a donation to either SitStayRead or to Resources for Community Living. Membership is also open to the residents and the people that maintain employment within the north end area of Chicago; within the perimeters of the designated geographical field that is explained in detail on the credit union website, employees of the credit union affiliated select employee groups, and the direct family members of the current credit union members.
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Credit Union Added To Big List Of Easy To Join Credit Unions - 5/19/2017

First Financial Credit Union (headquarters in Chicago, IL) has been added to the “Big List of Credit Unions Anyone Can Join.” It was recently noticed that its field of membership is open to anyone through making a donation to either SitStayRead or to Resources for Community Living. This isn’t easily visible on the CU’s website. To view the details, visit the start of the CU’s application page. Click on “who can join,” and the “Requirements for Membership” will be listed. Currently, I don’t see any blog worthy products being offered by First Financial. Two products that may interest a few readers include: 1) High 5 Checking - Reward Checking that earns 5% APY on balances up to $2,500 with typical reward checking qualifications. Details at this FFCU page. 2) 1.40% APY 2-

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Health
Additional Factors: Institutions with a small asset base, a short operating history, or negative return on assets can represent an instability risk beyond what their financial ratios indicate. First Financial CU (IL) has a relatively low asset base.

Health Grade Components

Overall
NCUA #68450
Year Chartered1936
Employees22
Primary Regulator
Profit Margin
Return on Assets - YTD0.61%
Return on Equity - YTD5.99%
Annual Interest Income$895.00K
Assets and Liabilities
AssetsQ1 2017vs Q1 2016$77.1MM$71.4MM
LoansQ1 2017vs Q1 2016$50.4MM$49.5MM
DepositsQ1 2017vs Q1 2016$68.8MM$63.2MM
Equity CapitalQ1 2017vs Q1 2016$7.7MM$7.5MM
Loan Loss AllowanceQ1 2017vs Q1 2016$1.0MM$973.00K
Unbacked Noncurrent LoansQ1 2017vs Q1 2016$437.00K$726.00K
Real Estate OwnedQ1 2017vs Q1 2016$0$43.00K
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First Financial CU (IL) Savings Account Rates

APYMINMAXACCOUNT NAMEVIEW DETAILS
0.30%*$50k*-Share Savings Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.10% Up to $10k | 0.20% $10k - $50k
0.30%--Christmas Club Account

First Financial CU (IL) Money Market Rates

APYMINMAXACCOUNT NAMEVIEW DETAILS
0.60%*$50k*-Money Market Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.10% Up to $2,500 | 0.20% $2,500 - $25k | 0.40% $25k - $50k

First Financial CU (IL) Checking Account Rates

APYMINMAXACCOUNT NAMEVIEW DETAILS
5.00%*-$2,500High 5 Checking
OTHER TIERS: 0.10% $2,500+
0.10%$2,500-Basic Checking

First Financial CU (IL) CD Rates

APYMINMAXACCOUNT NAMEVIEW DETAILS
1.65%*$5k*-48 Month Certificate
OTHER TIERS: 1.40% $1k - $5k
1.55%*$5k*-36 Month Certificate
OTHER TIERS: 1.30% $1k - $5k
1.40%*$5k*-24 Month Certificate
OTHER TIERS: 1.15% $1k - $5k
1.25%*$5k*-18 Month Certificate
OTHER TIERS: 1.00% $1k - $5k
1.00%*$5k*-12 Month Certificate
OTHER TIERS: 0.75% $1k - $5k

First Financial CU (IL) IRA Rates

APYMINMAXACCOUNT NAMEVIEW DETAILS
1.65%*$5k*-48 Month IRA Certificate
OTHER TIERS: 1.40% $1k - $5k
1.55%*$5k*-36 Month IRA Certificate
OTHER TIERS: 1.30% $1k - $5k
1.40%*$5k*-24 Month IRA Certificate
OTHER TIERS: 1.15% $1k - $5k
1.25%*$5k*-18 Month IRA Certificate
OTHER TIERS: 1.00% $1k - $5k
1.00%*$5k*-12 Month IRA Certificate
OTHER TIERS: 0.75% $1k - $5k
Locations


First Financial CU (IL) Locations
Branch Office6601 N RIDGE BLVD BLDG 1CHICAGO, IL 60626
Branch Office1775 DEMPSTER STPARK RIDGE, IL 60068-1143
Branch Office2942 W PETERSON AVECHICAGO, IL 60659
Branch Office5550 TOUHY AVE STE 102SKOKIE, IL 60077