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5-Star Rated Coast Central Credit Union: Premier Financial Stability for Almost 20 Years


Coast Central Credit Union is honored to be recognized once again as a 5-Star rated financial institution by BauerFinancial, Inc., the nation’s leading bank and credit union rating and research firm. BauerFinancial, Inc. has been analyzing and rating the nation’s financial institutions since 1983 and Coast Central Credit Union has earned this highest 5-Star rating for the most recent 79 consecutive quarters. This rating (based on December 31, 2013 financial data) indicates that Coast Central Credit Union is one of the strongest credit unions in the nation. Coast Central Credit Union has earned an even more elite designation as a “Sustained Superiority Credit Union”. Only 10% of the nation’s credit unions have earned Bauer’s top rating for so long and with such consistency. This designation is reserved for those that have earned and maintained the 5-Star rating for at least 78 quarters, which is close to 20 years of top performance.

“While the national economy saw modest growth in 2013”, reflects Karen L. Dorway, president of the rating firm, “through its strength and commitment, Coast Central Credit Union has been able to shine. The people who work at Coast Central Credit Union know that its well-being and that of its membership are inextricably tied to one another. By supporting and promoting their members, employees of Coast Central Credit Union are making a positive difference for the credit union as well. ”

Financial strength has been the priority for Coast Central Credit Union since its inception in 1950. It operates through twelve conveniently located offices in Arcata, Crescent City, Eureka, Fortuna, Hoopa, McKinleyville, Weaverville and Willow Creek, owns and operates eighteen ATM machines through Humboldt, Del Norte and Trinity counties and can be found on the internet at In addition, members have access to over 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs nationwide through the Co-Op Network.

BauerFinancial, Inc. has been reporting on and analyzing the performance of U.S. banks and credit unions since 1983. No institution pays for its rating, nor can any choose to be excluded. To look at star ratings for Coast Central Credit Union or any other financial institution, visit

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