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5-Star Rating from BauerFinancial, 2013


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 77 consecutive quarters. This rating (based on September 30, 2013 financial data) indicates that Coast Central Credit Union is one of the strongest credit unions in the nation. Coast Central Credit Union has the added distinction of being an “Exceptional Performance Credit Union”. This designation is reserved for those that have earned and maintained the 5-Star rating for ten years or longer.

“While many financial institutions may look similar, once you scratch the surface you can find deep variations in the ways they operate. Coast Central Credit Union is a financial institution that is focused on its membership base and the success of those members”, notes Karen L. Dorway, president of the rating firm. Under the direction of Dean G. Christensen, President/CEO, Coast Central Credit Union excels in areas of asset quality, profitability and much more.”

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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