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Fourth Ward Credit Union

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Fourth Ward Credit Union is a federal credit union based in Amite, Louisiana. It has been opened since 1952, for 68 years.

With around $910,000 in assets, Fourth Ward Credit Union is considered to be a small credit union.

About
Address 60233 Smilin Acres Road
Amite, Louisiana 70422
Phone (985) 517-6162
CEO Rachel L. Mixon
President of the Board John Simmons
Services Offered
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68 years
Years in business
Opened in 1952
Well Capitalized
Net worth classification
Source: NCUA
199 members
Membership type: Community credit union
Below average number of members
199:1
Credit union member to staff ratio
199 per each FTE employee
Compared to 411:1 nationally
Tons of staff!
$908,022
Total assets
Below average
1 branch
Compared with an average of 4 nationally and 2 in Louisiana
Average number of branches
3.25%
Savings interest rate
Compared to 0.3% nationally
Branches
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1 branch
Compared with an average of 4 nationally and 2 in Louisiana
Average number of branches
Fourth Ward Credit Union Branch Locations

Fourth Ward Federal Credit Union
60233 Smilin Acres Road
Amite, Louisiana 70422
No ATM
Members
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199 members
Membership type: Community credit union
Below average number of members

With 199 members, the Fourth Ward Credit Union is considered to be a very small credit union. It is among the smallest credit unions and is smaller than 97% of credit unions.

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Credit unions, like banks, charge members various fees, such as overdraft fees, ATM fees, credit card fees, inactivity or dormat account fees, and more.

The average fee per member gives you a general sense of how much you might pay in fees as a member of the Fourth Ward Credit Union. Some credit unions tend to charge more fees, while others charge less.

Staff
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199:1
Credit union member to staff ratio
199 per each FTE employee
Compared to 411:1 nationally
Tons of staff!
1 staff members
FTE (full-time equivalent)
0% of employees are part-time
1 full-time, 0 part-time

Fourth Ward Credit Union has 1 full-time staff members and 0 part-time staff members.

The number of members relative to staff members is an indication of how well staffed the credit union is. Fourth Ward Credit Union has around 199 members per staff, a very low ratio compared to other credit unions. This is a very well staffed credit union.

Assets
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$908,022
Total assets
Below average
Net worth
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Well Capitalized
Net worth classification
Source: NCUA
A well capitalized credit union has a net worth ratio of 7% or greater and also meets applicable risk-based net worth requirements, according to the National Credit Union Administration.
9.4%
Net worth ratio
A higher net worth ratio is better.
Compared to an average of 13.6% nationally

A credit union's net worth ratio is one of the most important metrics you should consider when deciding whether to join a credit union. Why? It's a measure of financial strength

The net worth ratio is equal to a credit union's net worth divided by its assets. According to the National Credit Union Administration, a minimum net worth ratio of 7% is required to be considered to be a well capitalized credit union.

Loans & leases
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$7,389
Average loan and lease size
Loan & lease sizes are small. They are smaller than at 75% of credit unions.

Fourth Ward Credit Union holds a total of $380,000 in loans and leases, which is about $7,389 per member on average.

Savings interest rate
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3.25%
Savings interest rate
Compared to 0.3% nationally

A credit union share account is an account at a credit union. It's called a share account because the credit union is member owned and as a result, members own shares in the credit union.

A share savings account pays you interest on your savings, similar to a savings account at a bank. The interest you receive can vary. Fourth Ward Credit Union pays 3.25%.

Loan rates
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15.00%
Unsecured non-credit card loan interest rate
Compared to 11.2% nationally
10.00%
Other secured non-real estate loans and lines of credit interest rate
Compared to 5.3% nationally
Mortgage rates
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10.00%
Other real estate loan rates
Compared to 0.9% nationally