Sandia Laboratory Federal Credit Union

Overview / Commentary
3707 Juan Tabo Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111

Sandia Laboratory Federal Credit Union is headquartered in Albuquerque and is the 2nd largest credit union in the state of New Mexico. It is also the 117th largest credit union in the nation. It was established in 1948 and as of June of 2022, it had grown to 403 employees and 134,150 members at 11 locations. Sandia Laboratory Federal Credit Union's CD rates are 56% higher than the national average, and it has an A health rating.

Field of Membership Restrictions

Membership in Sandia Laboratory Federal Credit Union is open to employees of Sandia National Laboratories, Science Applications International Corporation, and over 300 other companies. Membership is also open to members of the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History (New Mexico residents only).
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Reviews (3)

Currently They Have The Best Rate, 1.35% For Two Years, $500,000 Minimum

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Besides their regular qualification, you have to be:
• A resident of New Mexico or California
• A member of National Museum of Nuclear Science & History for $30 at a local branch OR
• A member of the Albuquerque International Association $60 individual per year Jan to Dec

They do a soft pull with Experian, not Equifax as I was told initially. Fortunately I unfroze with all three.

During the process at a local branch, only to be told I had to unfreeze with ChexSystem also. Fortunately I had the pin number with me to unfreeze. Took additional 25 minutes.

I love this credit union!

When I first applied for an account at Sandia, I was very pleased to learn that I could bank with this credit union without paying banking fees. I am happy with the personalized service I received. I had some issues with my accounts while out of the country and my banker went above and beyond to assist me in resolving them. I would recommend Sandia to all whom fit the criteria to bank with them!

A great local bank

I really enjoy using this bank. I had a problem while traveling in a foreign country. They assisted me perfectly, and kept our vacation experience positive. The woman I spoke with on the phone was very understanding, nice and helpful. She made sure that my checking and savings were going to continue working on my trip. I guess that by spending so much time out of the country it flagged all of my accounts, and denied me usage on both of my checking, and savings accounts. Apparently someone that worked at one of the places that I went, copied my card number, and tried to use it to buy a boat. They stopped the purchase, and froze all my accounts. I didn't find out until I went to pay for gas, and my card wouldn't work. I would recommend this bank to anyone!


Health Grade Components

NCUA #5851
Year Chartered1948
Primary Regulator
Profit Margin
Return on Assets - YTD0.61%
Return on Equity - YTD10.77%
Annual Interest Income$43.5MM
Assets and Liabilities
AssetsQ2 2022vs Q2 2021$3.54B$3.31B
LoansQ2 2022vs Q2 2021$1.53B$1.43B
DepositsQ2 2022vs Q2 2021$3.31B$2.95B
Equity CapitalQ2 2022vs Q2 2021$203.7MM$323.5MM
Loan Loss AllowanceQ2 2022vs Q2 2021$6.3MM$6.6MM
Unbacked Noncurrent LoansQ2 2022vs Q2 2021$3.2MM$2.9MM
Real Estate OwnedQ2 2022vs Q2 2021$0$446.00K
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Sandia Laboratory Federal Credit Union Savings Account Rates

0.15%*$10k*-Share Savings
OTHER TIERS: 0.10% $100 - $10k
0.15%*$10k*-IRA Savings
OTHER TIERS: 0.10% $5 - $10k

Sandia Laboratory Federal Credit Union Money Market Rates

0.25%*$25k*- Money Market Savings
OTHER TIERS: 0.15% $2.5k - $10k | 0.20% $10k - $25k

Sandia Laboratory Federal Credit Union Checking Account Rates

0.05%$500-Money Manager Checking

Sandia Laboratory Federal Credit Union CD Rates

3.40%$500-50 Month CD Special
3.40%$500-Business 50 Month CD Special
2.83%$500-30 Month CD Special
2.83%$500-Business 30 Month CD Special
2.58%$500-13 Month CD Special
2.58%$500-Business 13 Month CD Special
2.27%*$200k*-60 Month CD
OTHER TIERS: 2.12% $500 - $50k | 2.17% $50k - $100k | 2.22% $100k - $200k
2.06%*$200k*-48 Month CD
OTHER TIERS: 1.91% $500 - $50k | 1.96% $50k - $100k | 2.01% $100k - $200k
1.96%*$200k*-36 Month CD
OTHER TIERS: 1.81% $500 - $50k | 1.86% $50k - $100k | 1.91% $100k - $200k
1.86%$500k-24 Month CD
1.81%*$200k*-24 Month CD
OTHER TIERS: 1.66% $500 - $50k | 1.71% $50k - $100k | 1.76% $100k - $200k
1.40%*$200k*-18 Month Bump Up CD
OTHER TIERS: 1.25% $500 - $50k | 1.30% $50k - $100k | 1.35% $100k - $200k
1.40%*$200k*-12 Month CD
OTHER TIERS: 1.25% $500 - $50k | 1.30% $50k - $100k | 1.35% $100k - $200k
0.85%*$200k*-6 Month CD
OTHER TIERS: 0.70% $500 - $50k | 0.75% $50k - $100k | 0.80% $100k - $200k
0.40%*$200k*-3 Month CD
OTHER TIERS: 0.25% $500 - $50k | 0.30% $50k - $100k | 0.35% $100k - $200k

Sandia Laboratory Federal Credit Union IRA Rates

3.40%$500-50 Month IRA Special
2.83%$500-30 Month IRA Special
2.58%$500-13 Month IRA Special
2.32%*$200k*-60 Month IRA
OTHER TIERS: 2.17% $500 - $50k | 2.22% $50k - $100k | 2.27% $100k - $200k
2.12%*$200k*-48 Month IRA
OTHER TIERS: 1.96% $500 - $50k | 2.01% $50k - $100k | 2.06% $100k - $200k
2.01%*$200k*-36 Month IRA
OTHER TIERS: 1.86% $500 - $50k | 1.91% $50k - $100k | 1.96% $100k - $200k
1.91%$500k-24 Month IRA
1.86%*$200k*-24 Month IRA
OTHER TIERS: 1.71% $500 - $50k | 1.76% $50k - $100k | 1.81% $100k - $200k
1.45%*$200k*-18 Month Bump Up IRA
OTHER TIERS: 1.30% $500 - $50k | 1.35% $50k - $100k | 1.40% $100k - $200k
1.45%*$200k*-12 Month IRA
OTHER TIERS: 1.30% $500 - $50k | 1.35% $50k - $100k | 1.40% $100k - $200k
0.90%*$200k*-6 Month IRA
OTHER TIERS: 0.75% $500 - $50k | 0.80% $50k - $100k | 0.85% $100k - $200k
0.45%*$200k*-3 Month IRA
OTHER TIERS: 0.30% $500 - $50k | 0.35% $50k - $100k | 0.40% $100k - $200k


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