Five Star Rating Bauer Rating

A distinction that recognizes the nation's strongest financial institutions.

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Education First Credit Union is honored to be recognized as the highest 5-star rated financial institution by Bauer Financial Inc., a distinction that recognizes the nation's strongest financial institutions.

Banks and credit unions are rated based on several financial metrics, including financial strength, profitability, and security.

For more than 40 years, this rating system has gained the trust and recognition of regulators, bankers, and consumers. 

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About Bauer Financial:

• Has been reporting on and analyzing the performance of U.S. banks and credit unions since 1983.

• Is the nation's leading independent bank and credit union rating and research firm.

• Rates financial institutions on a scale of zero to five stars, with five stars being the strongest.  

• No institution pays Bauer Financial for its rating, nor can any institution choose to be excluded.