Intro – University Federal Credit Union Reviews & Ranking


University Federal Credit Union was recently ranked and reviewed by AdvisoryHQ as a top rated credit union. Firms on our top rated lists were selected after they successfully passed AdvisoryHQ’s ground-breaking, four-step banks and credit unions selection methodology

Click here for a step-by-step breakdown of the methodology and selection process used during our University Federal Credit Union review: AdvisoryHQ’s Methodology for Selecting Top Banks and Credit Unions.

The University Federal Credit Union review below provides a detailed overview, including some of the factors used by AdvisoryHQ News in its ranking and selection of University Federal Credit Union.



University Federal Credit Union Review


Originally chartered in 1936, University Federal Credit Union has enjoyed an impressive amount of growth.

Opening its doors with just 30 members and $885 in deposits, this credit union, topped $1 billion dollars in assets in 2009 and has been able to double that amount in the past seven years, now topping out at over $2 billion in assets and over 200,000 members.

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Created to serve Texas universities, University Federal Credit Union currently serves more than 200 universities, associations, and employers in Central Texas and Galveston County.

With such a strong and stable foundation, University Federal Credit Union is a safe and secure place to do business.



Key Factors Leading Us to Rank This Firm as One of This Year’s Top Credit Unions

Upon completing our University Federal Credit Union reviews, University Federal Credit Union was included in AdvisoryHQ’s ranking of this year’s best credit unions based on the following factors. 

University Federal Credit Union Review: Educational Events

University Federal Credit Union cares about its members and takes steps to educate them on some of life’s important subjects. In this vein, the Austin area credit union hosts regular onsite educational events free of charge for its members.

These educational events cover a wide range of topics. Some recently scheduled events include topics such as understanding the teacher retirement system, cybersecurity awareness, shredding documents that may contain sensitive information, estate planning, first time home buyers, how homeowners’ insurance works, and investment basics.

These classes are offered by University Federal Credit Union, in order to expand members’ knowledge and help them lead the best life possible.

University Federal Credit Union Review: Money Market Membership Rewards

Members can earn an additional .20% APY on their Money Market account by conducting 10 checking transactions a month. This reward is easily earned by performing transactions that most people perform regularly, such as:

  • Making purchases with a UFCU debit card
  • Utilizing UFCU bill pay
  • Direct depositing a payroll check
  • Writing checks
  • Making deposits
  • Transferring between accounts
  • Paying bills
  • Using an ATM

These everyday transactions make it easy to reap the rewards on a UFCU Money Market account and earn extra money in the process.



University Federal Credit Union Review: Personal and Online Financial Planning

University Federal Credit Union is dedicated to helping its members plan for their future. As such, they provide both personal and online financial planning assistance to their members. They also offer a myriad of investment products through their broker, CUSO Financial Services, L.P. (CFS).

The credit union houses a team of CFS financial advisors to help guide members in reaching their financial goals.

Their team of advisors can help members navigate the tricky waters of retirement, education, and general investment planning. They can also assist with mutual bonds, government and municipal bonds, and other investment products.

University Federal Credit Union also offers members an online investment option through their eVision platform. With eVision, members can guide themselves on investment choices with the help of high powered online tools.



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