601 N. Canal St. Carlsbad, NM 88220  (575) 887-1785 or (575) 887-0098   Routing #: 312276111     u1stcommfcu@pvtn.net | u1stcfcu@pvtn.net | Lobby Hours: M – F: 9am – 5:00pm | Like Us on Facebook

U-1st Community F.C.U. Serving Members with 5-Star Strength

March 30, 2023

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Carlsbad, NM – January 2024: BauerFinancial, Inc., the Nation’s Premier Credit Union and Bank Rating Firm, proudly acknowledges that U-1st Community F.C.U., Calrsbad, NM, has earned its highest, 5-Star rating. BauerFinancial reassesses the financial condition of federally-insured credit unions every three months. This latest rating was assigned in January 2024 based on financial data reported as of September 30, 2023. This marks the 66th consecutive quarter that U-1st Community F.C.U. has earned a recommended rating (5-Stars or 4-Stars) from the rating firm. It also signifies that U-1st Community F.C.U. continues to be one of the strongest credit unions in the nation.

“Bauer rates credit unions based on their overall financial condition,” reports Karen Dorway, president of the rating firm, “and has been doing so for over 40 years. Having a common bond or bonds with the membership, the employees of credit unions, like U-1st Community F.C.U., feel a kinship and have a desire to see members grow and thrive,” continues Dorway. “It gives me great pleasure to acknowledge that a credit union that measures its success by the success of its peers, does so from such a solid financial foundation.”

Since its inception in 1955, U-1st Community F.C.U. has been an enthusiastic supporter of the people within its field of membership. U-1st Community F.C.U. is a dedicated banking partner and much more. Supporting its member-owners is what it does, and what it has done for 69 years. This credit union wouldn’t have it any other way..

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