Penn East Federal Credit Union

Overview / Commentary
441 N 7th Ave
Scranton, PA 18503

Penn East Federal Credit Union is headquartered in Scranton and is the 38th largest credit union in the state of Pennsylvania. It is also the 1,098th largest credit union in the nation. It was established in 1938 and as of June of 2023, it had grown to 48 employees and 23,502 members at 6 locations. Penn East Federal Credit Union's CD rates are 78% higher than the national average, and it has a B health rating.

Field of Membership Restrictions

PennEast Federal Credit Union is open to those who live or work in Lackawanna, Luzerne or Wyoming County.
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Reviews (1)

A Great, Local Institution

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When I originally opened a checking account as a teenager, I went with a large, international bank. I assumed that this was the best decision since they had location all across the globe, and I thought I would always have access to money. However, I quickly became sick of all of the fees they charged. I decided to switch to a credit union, and I made a great decision when I started an account at PennEast FCU. There is only a $10 requirement for opening either a checking and savings account, and I have never been charged a monthly fee. I like that I am able to access many ATMs that aren't theirs, and not be charged a penalty fee. (As an example, I took a trip overseas last summer, and I was able to use ATMs without getting charged.) Their staff has always been friendly and helpful whenever I've had a problem. My only complaint would be that I recently had to re-order some checks, and the entire process was quite costly. 2 boxes of checks, and shipping came out to around $40. I wish they would find a new printer for their checks.


Health Grade Components

NCUA #2742
Year Chartered1938
Primary Regulator
Profit Margin
Return on Assets - YTD0.3%
Return on Equity - YTD6.88%
Annual Interest Income$4.2MM
Assets and Liabilities
AssetsQ2 2023vs Q2 2022$256.2MM$261.4MM
LoansQ2 2023vs Q2 2022$142.2MM$127.8MM
DepositsQ2 2023vs Q2 2022$238.9MM$248.5MM
Equity CapitalQ2 2023vs Q2 2022$11.3MM$12.0MM
Loan Loss AllowanceQ2 2023vs Q2 2022$0$699.00K
Unbacked Noncurrent LoansQ2 2023vs Q2 2022$452.00K$407.00K
Real Estate OwnedQ2 2023vs Q2 2022$0$0
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Penn East Federal Credit Union Savings Account Rates

0.50%--Individual Retirement Account
0.10%$100-Savings Share Account
0.10%--Christmas Club Account
0.10%--Vacation Club Account

Penn East Federal Credit Union Money Market Rates

0.40%*$50k*-Money Market Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.10% Up to $5k | 0.30% $5k - $50k

Penn East Federal Credit Union CD Rates

2.70%$1k-60 Month CD
2.50%$1k-48 Month CD
2.30%$1k-36 Month CD
2.00%$1k-24 Month CD
1.90%$1k-18 Month CD
1.60%$1k-12 Month CD
1.60%$100-12 Month Teen CD
1.50%$1k-13 Month CD Special
1.20%$1k-6 Month CD
1.20%$100-6 Month Teen CD
1.00%$1k-3 month CD

Penn East Federal Credit Union IRA Rates

2.70%$1k-60 Month IRA
2.50%$1k-48 Month IRA
2.30%$1k-36 Month IRA
2.00%$1k-24 Month IRA
1.90%$1k-18 Month IRA
1.60%$1k-12 Month IRA
1.20%$1k-6 Month IRA
1.00%$1k-3 Month IRA

Penn East Federal Credit Union Locations
Branch Office720 Davis StScranton, PA 18505
Branch Office1070 Northern BlvdSouth Abington Township, PA 18411-2220
Branch Office441 N 7th AveScranton, PA 18503
Branch Office10 College AveFactoryville, PA 18419
Branch Office12 E Tioga StTunkhannock, PA 18657
Corporate Office851 Commerce BlvdDickson City, PA 18519

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