PO Box 20450
Lehigh Valley, PA 18002
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Notable Rates APY Vs.Others
Savings 0.01% 1.62% →
1-Year CD 0.40% 1.55% →
2-Year CD 0.60% 1.45% →
5-Year CD 0.70% 1.66% →
30-Year Mortgage N.A. 3.08% →
15-Year Mortgage N.A. 2.65% →
HELOC N.A. 2.77% →

2020 Overview

General Credit Union Information

First Commonwealth is an NCUA insured institution located in Lehigh Valley, PA. It was founded in 1959 and has approximately $758 millions in assets.

Who can join?

If you live, work, worship or attend school in one of our designated service areas.

Residents of Pennsylvania and New Jersey can join the American Consumer Council (, free of charge, and automatically be eligible for First Commonwealth membership.

Employment Eligibility
You can join First Commonwealth if you are employed by one of our participating Select Employer Groups (SEGs) or are an immediate family member of SEG employee.

Family Eligibility
If you are an immediate family member of a current member, you are eligible. Immediate family members include spouse, child, sibling, parent, grandparent, grandchild, stepparent, stepchild, stepsibling, foster or adoptive relationships. In addition, persons living in the same residence of an existing member, maintaining a single economic unit, are also eligible.

NCUA Insured Yes
Charter Number # # 12765
Date Established 1959
Assets $758.00 million
Loans $592.49 million
Deposits $664.82 million
Capital $86.96 million

Field of Membership Restrictions

You can join First Commonwealth if you: Are employed by one of our participating Select Employer Groups(SEGs) or are an immediate family* member of a SEG employee. Live, work, worship or attend school in one of our designated service areas. Are an immediate family member* of a current member. Belong to or join the American Consumer Council. If you are a consumer who lives in Pennsylvania or New Jersey, you may be eligible for credit union membership through the ACC.

Deposit Rates - May 29, 2020

Your Current Location: Virginia, VA 20146

Savings and Money Market Rates (Share Account Rates) APY MIN MAX
0.01% $5 - Learn More
Money Market
0.15% $2,500 $9,999 Learn More
Money Market
0.15% $10,000 $24,999 Learn More
Money Market
0.15% $25,000 $49,999 Learn More
CD Rates (Share Certificate Rates) APY MIN MAX
3 Mo CD
0.15% $500 - Learn More
6 Mo CD
0.30% $500 - Learn More
Special: 11 Mo CD
1.00% $500 - Learn More
12 Mo CD
0.40% $500 - Learn More
18 Mo CD
0.50% $500 - Learn More
24 Mo CD
0.60% $500 - Learn More
30 Mo CD
0.70% $500 - Learn More
36 Mo CD
0.70% $500 - Learn More
48 Mo CD
0.70% $500 - Learn More
Special: 58 Mo CD
1.15% $500 - Learn More
60 Mo CD
0.70% $500 - Learn More
Variable IRA Rates APY MIN MAX
0.01% $1 - Learn MoreShow Less
Fixed IRA
0.40% $500 - Learn MoreShow Less
Int Checking Rates APY MIN MAX
Int Ckg
0.01% $1,500 $9,999 Learn MoreShow Less

Loan Rates - May 29, 2020

Your Current Location: Virginia, VA 20146

There are currently no loan rates available for FIRST COMMONWEALTH

Please contact the bank for questions about their loan products. In the meantime you may wish to consider these offerings:

Featured - Virginia 30 Year Fixed Mortgage Rates 2020

Lender APR Rate (%) Points Fees Monthly
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NMLS ID: 2890
License#: MC-3098
2.952% 2.875% 1.00 $2,485 $1,038 Learn More

Featured - Virginia Home Equity Line Of Credit Rates 2020

Lender APR (%)? Monthly Payment? Learn More
Third Federal Savings and Loans
Third Federal Savings and Loans
2.990 %
$0 Learn More
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Financial Details

First Commonwealth Ratio Analysis

The following ratios and data are available to help you better understand the financial condition of First Commonwealth. The data is provided by the NCUA. All credit unions on BestCashCow, except those specified as not NCUA-insured in the overview section above, are NCUA-insured. Depositors should be careful to remain within NCUA insurance limits.

Texas Ratio
First Commonwealth U.S. Average
4.35% 5.92

The Texas Ratio compares the amount of loans at risk and assets repossessed with the amount a credit union has on hand to cover any losses. The closer the Texas Ratio is to 1-to-1 or 100%, the less capital and reserves a credit union has to absorb its loan losses.

As of September 30, 2019, First Commonwealth had $3,940,297 in non-current loans and $92,910 in owned assets. To cover these potential losses it had $86,962,859 in net worth and $5,675,453 in loans loss reserves. That gives it a Texas Ratio of 4.35%.

Net Worth
First Commonwealth U.S. Average
11.49% 13.86%

First Commonwealth FCU has a net worth of 11.49% versus the BestCashCow average of 13.86. Net worth measures how much total assets exceed total liabilities. The higher the net worth number the more secure a credit union is considered.

Frequently Asked Questions About First Commonwealth

Branches and Savings

What is First Commonwealth?

A federal credit union, registered with the NCUA under certificate #12765.
Learn more about credit unions here.

Is First Commonwealth FDIC insured?

No, credit unions are not insured by the FDIC. They are insured by the National Credit Union Administration. The insurance provisions of the NCUA are similar to, but not identical to, FDIC insurance.

Who can join First Commonwealth?

Please see Field of Membership information above for information on who is eligible to join.

What are First Commonwealth's share account and share certificate rates?

First Commonwealth's deposit account rates are listed above.
You may find better online savings rates here or better local savings rates at banks or credit unions. Tables with the best CD rates are here.

How big is First Commonwealth?

First Commonwealth has total capital of $86.96 million. Full information on First Commonwealth's financial position is located above.

Who owns First Commonwealth?

Credit Unions are owned by their members.

Where are First Commonwealth branches located?

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What Products Does First Commonwealth Offer

Does First Commonwealth offer mortgages?

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Does First Commonwealth offer home equity lines of credit and home equity loans?

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Does First Commonwealth offer auto and RV loans?

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Does First Commonwealth offer student loans or personal loans?

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