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Olean Area Federal Credit Union

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Overview / Commentary
1201 Wayne St
Olean, NY 14760

Olean Area Federal Credit Union is headquartered in Olean and is the 42nd largest credit union in the state of New York. It is also the 843rd largest credit union in the nation. It was established in 1972 and as of September of 2017, it had grown to 53 employees and 17,865 members at 2 locations. Olean Area Federal Credit Union's money market rates are 70% higher than the national average, and it has an A health rating.

Field of Membership Restrictions

Must live, work, worship or attend school in the City of Olean or the following Cattaraugus County townships: Ellicottville, Franklinville, Lyndon, Ischua, Humphrey, Great Valley, Little Valley, Allegany, Hinsdale, Portville, Olean, Knapp Creek or Weston Mill. Also open to employees of Heritage Cutlery, Inc., a subsidiary of Lunt Silversmiths in Bolivar, New York.
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Reviews (2)

All around Winner

I recently joined the OAFCU, and my experience has been nothing less than stellar from the beginning. I have used many online banking and associated apps before, and these guys take the cake. Their check deposit feature is smooth, quick and effortless. Transferring from checking and savings accounts is a breeze and easy to decipher. Everything is quick and easy, the rates and services are the best i have ever encountered. And unique to them, not personally tried yet, but you can apply for a personal loan right from the mobile site. I would recommend to anyone

Great Credit Union!

Posted by: Lurch7284 | Sep 13, 2010

I've been a member for most of my life and I've always been pleased with the service.  I plan to keep my money here in the future. Great rates on auto loans!


That said, there are some improvements that could be made (as of 9/13/10):

1) Interest Rates seem low compared with other credit unions and banks

2) Online banking system works, but could be improved.

3) Incompatible with Mint.com

4) Poor hours for members who work normal 9-5 jobs (only open from 8:30 to 5:30 M-F)


Health Grade Components

NCUA #21083
Year Chartered1972
Primary Regulator
Profit Margin
Return on Assets - YTD1%
Return on Equity - YTD6.86%
Annual Interest Income$6.2MM
Assets and Liabilities
AssetsQ3 2017vs Q3 2016$267.8MM$262.0MM
LoansQ3 2017vs Q3 2016$162.6MM$152.4MM
DepositsQ3 2017vs Q3 2016$227.1MM$223.2MM
Equity CapitalQ3 2017vs Q3 2016$39.1MM$36.8MM
Loan Loss AllowanceQ3 2017vs Q3 2016$2.4MM$2.6MM
Unbacked Noncurrent LoansQ3 2017vs Q3 2016$703.00K$811.00K
Real Estate OwnedQ3 2017vs Q3 2016$206.00K$0
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Olean Area Federal Credit Union Savings Account Rates

0.75%$50-Variable IRA
0.35%*$25k*-Primary Savings
OTHER TIERS: 0.20% $300 - $25k
0.35%*$25k*-Christmas Savings
OTHER TIERS: 0.20% $25 - $25k
0.35%*$25k*-Youth Share Savings
OTHER TIERS: 0.20% Up to $25k

Olean Area Federal Credit Union Money Market Rates

0.75%*$100k*-Money Market
OTHER TIERS: 0.25% $2,500 - $10k | 0.30% $10k - $25k | 0.35% $25k - $50k | 0.40% $50k - $100k

Olean Area Federal Credit Union Checking Account Rates

OTHER TIERS: 0.10% $10k+

Olean Area Federal Credit Union CD Rates

1.60%$500-25 Month CD Special
1.50%$500-60 Month CD
1.25%$500-48-59 Month CD
1.25%$500-14 Month CD Special
1.15%$500-36-47 Month CD
1.00%$25-12 Month Lucky Saver CD
1.00%$500-24-35 Month CD
0.75%$500-12-23 Month CD
0.50%$500-6-11 Month CD
0.25%$500-2-5 Month CD

Olean Area Federal Credit Union IRA Rates

1.60%$500-25 Month IRA Special
1.50%$500-60 Month IRA
1.25%$500-48-59 Month IRA
1.25%$500-14 Month IRA Special
1.15%$500-36-47 Month IRA
1.00%$500-24-35 Month IRA
0.75%$500-12-23 Month IRA
0.50%$500-6-11 Month IRA
0.25%$500-2-5 Month IRA

Olean Area Federal Credit Union Locations
Branch Office1201 Wayne StOlean, NY 14760
Branch Office206 N Clark StOlean, NY 14760