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Georgia United Credit Union

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APYACCOUNT TYPEACCOUNT NAME
1.00%Reward CheckingUnified Checking
1.75%5-year CD5 Year CD
0.75%1-year CD1 Year CD

Overview / Commentary
888-493-4328
6705 Sugarloaf Pkwy
Duluth, GA 30097-4356

Georgia United Credit Union is headquartered in Duluth and is the 6th largest credit union in the state of Georgia. It is also the 213th largest credit union in the nation. It was established in 1958 and as of June of 2017, it had grown to 322 employees and 161,463 members at 18 locations. Georgia United Credit Union's money market rates are 36% higher than the national average, and it boasts an A+ health rating.

Field of Membership Restrictions

Membership in Georgia United Credit Union is open to the following: (1) those who live in Clarke, DeKalb, Forsyth, Gwinnett, Henry, Laurens, Rockdale, or Whitfield Counties or in the cities of Cumming or Norcross in Georgia; (2) faculty, staff, and students of the University of Georgia; (3) faculty and staff of Georgia Tech; (4) members and employees of the Catholic community in the Archdiocese of Atlanta; (5) employees and retirees of the state of Georgia and over 250 area Select Employer Groups; (6) employees of Clarke County Schools, Greater Atlanta Christian School, Atlanta Metropolitan College and over 200 public, private or parochial schools in the state of Georgia; (6) immediate family of anyone eligible.
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Reviews (4)

Care-Free Online Banking

I have banked with GUCU for many years. I first got involved when I needed a personal loan around 7 years ago. They were easy to deal with and made loan payments easy. I kept my account with them since. My favorite part of their online banking is how I can open separate accounts attached to my main savings account to save for specific goals like a Christmas club. With a couple of clicks, I can move money from one account to another and back if I need to. I have a low interest rate credit card with them as well. With this being attached to my savings, there are no extra fees to move cash into my savings if I need to from my credit card. As long as I use one of their ATMs, I can withdraw cash directly from my credit line as well. Overall, I plan to stay with them long term.

This has been my bank since I was 16

Posted by: ecauseway | Mar 16, 2015

I first opened a joint account with my father when I was 16 years old, and have had an account with Georgia Federal since then. They have been reliable and quick with all my services. They were also able to resolve my issue when someone stole my information and made withdraws from my account. I am satisfied with their friendly customer service, and quick responses with account security, and I give my overall rating of 4.8 out of 5.

Looking out for their Customers

My husband gets paid bi-weekly so it can be some seems to be at times along time between paychecks. There is never supposed to be a hold on his payroll check. On two different occasions for what ever reason they put a hold on it without informing him which resulted in a friend having to pay our groceries in the check out and the other incident incurred a $40 fee. On both occasions our credit union took off any fees that were added.

Great Service At Georgia United Credit Union

I was very dissatisfied with our bank that I had been with for over 20 years so I started looking into other places to do basic banking. I didn't know you could be part of a credit union with out belonging to a large company or work for he state. Georgia United really surprised me and my husband. They were cheaper on the banking fees and we could do business with ANY credit union any where not just our own.On several occasions we had a few issues that we were unclear about that cost us fees and they reversed the fees with no problem. Being on an extremely tight budget it was good they made sure that my husbands paycheck was available as soon as it was deposited.



Health
A+

Health Grade Components

Overall
NCUA #68607
Year Chartered1958
Employees322
Primary Regulator
Profit Margin
Return on Assets - YTD0.62%
Return on Equity - YTD5.46%
Annual Interest Income$18.3MM
Assets and Liabilities
AssetsQ2 2017vs Q2 2016$1.28B$1.13B
LoansQ2 2017vs Q2 2016$859.7MM$713.4MM
DepositsQ2 2017vs Q2 2016$1.08B$974.0MM
Equity CapitalQ2 2017vs Q2 2016$144.3MM$140.2MM
Loan Loss AllowanceQ2 2017vs Q2 2016$5.1MM$5.1MM
Unbacked Noncurrent LoansQ2 2017vs Q2 2016$2.2MM$2.3MM
Real Estate OwnedQ2 2017vs Q2 2016$658.00K$211.00K
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Georgia United Credit Union Savings Account Rates

APYMINMAXACCOUNT NAMEVIEW DETAILS
0.20%*$5k*-Contributory IRA
OTHER TIERS: 0.10% $100 - $1k | 0.15% $1k - $5k
0.20%*$5k*-Share Savings Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.10% $100 - $1k | 0.15% $1k - $5k

Georgia United Credit Union Money Market Rates

APYMINMAXACCOUNT NAMEVIEW DETAILS
0.60%*$50k*-Sterling Fund Money Market
OTHER TIERS: 0.30% Up to $10k | 0.45% $10k - $25k | 0.50% $25k - $50k

Georgia United Credit Union Checking Account Rates

APYMINMAXACCOUNT NAMEVIEW DETAILS
1.00%*$1k*$15kUnified Checking
OTHER TIERS: 0.10% $15k+

Georgia United Credit Union CD Rates

APYMINMAXACCOUNT NAMEVIEW DETAILS
1.75%$1k-5 Year CD
1.50%$1k-4 Year CD
1.25%$1k-3 Year CD
1.00%$1k-2 Year CD
0.75%$1k-1 Year CD
0.50%$1k-6 Month CD
0.20%$1k-3 Month CD

Georgia United Credit Union IRA Rates

APYMINMAXACCOUNT NAMEVIEW DETAILS
1.75%$1k-5 Year IRA
1.50%$1k-4 Year IRA
1.15%$1k-3 Year IRA
1.00%$1k-2 Year IRA
0.75%$1k-1 Year IRA
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