Northwest Federal Credit Union


200 Spring St
Herndon, VA 20170
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Phone 1-703-709-8900

Notable Rates APY Vs.Others
Savings 0.05% 5.55% →
1-Year CD N.A. 5.60% →
2-Year CD 4.40% 5.00% →
5-Year CD 4.00% 4.55% →
30-Year Mortgage 7.41% 4.91% →
15-Year Mortgage 6.94% 4.39% →
HELOC N.A. 0.99% →

2024 Overview

General Credit Union Information

Northwest is an NCUA insured institution located in Herndon, VA. It was founded in 1947 and has approximately $4564.74 millions in assets.

Who can join?

You can join if one of the following statements applies to you:

I am related to a current NWFCU member.

I qualify through my Employer or Organization

I work for the Agency.

I work for the Agency Contractor.

I am an Agency Detailee. Please select your agency

I work for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence

I am assigned or detailed to the Department of Homeland Security

I work for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency at Building 213

I am currently a member of the Financial Awareness Network (FAN)

I would like to join the Financial Awareness Network (FAN). The FAN membership dues are $10.

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NCUA Insured Yes / Federally Chartered
Charter Number # # 5500
Date Established 1947
Assets $4,564.74 million
Loans $2,885.33 million
Deposits $3,364.75 million
Capital $513.22 million

Field of Membership Restrictions

Membership in Northwest Federal Credit Union is open to anyone through joining the Financial Awareness Network ($10 membership fee) or the Florida Literacy Coalition ($10 membership fee). Membership is also open to employees of the Central Intelligence Agency, the National Reconnaissance Office, office of the Director of National Intelligence, personnel assigned or detailed to the Department of Homeland Security and people retired from these agencies and to employees of member companies and members of partner organizations.

Deposit Rates - April 19, 2024

Your Current Location: Virginia, VA 20146

Savings and Money Market Rates (Share Account Rates) APY MIN MAX
0.05% $1 - Learn More
Money Market
0.64% $0 $24,999 Learn More
Money Market
1.41% $250,000 $999,999 Learn More
Money Market
1.46% $1,000,000 - Learn More
CD Rates (Share Certificate Rates) APY MIN MAX
3 Mo CD
0.05% $1,000 - Learn More
6 Mo CD
0.11% $1,000 - Learn More
10 Mo CD
4.00% $1,000 - Learn More
11 Mo CD
4.75% $1,000 - Learn More
18 Mo CD
4.26% $1,000 - Learn More
24 Mo CD
4.40% $1,000 - Learn More
30 Mo CD
4.60% $1,000 - Learn More
36 Mo CD
3.90% $1,000 - Learn More
48 Mo CD
3.80% $1,000 - Learn More
60 Mo CD
4.00% $1,000 - Learn More
Variable IRA Rates APY MIN MAX
0.20% $0 - Learn MoreShow Less
Int Checking Rates APY MIN MAX
0.07% $0 - Learn MoreShow Less

Loan Rates - April 19, 2024

Your Current Location: Virginia, VA 20146

Home Equity Rates APR Rate Monthly Payment
Auto Loan Rates APR Rate Monthly Payment
3 Year 2.59% 2.59% $722.52
5 Year 3.09% 3.09% $450.22
Refinance Mortgage Rates APR Rate Monthly Payment

Monthly payments for mortgage products are based on a loan amount of $200,000. Home equity monthly payments are based on a loan amount of $50,000. Auto loan monthly payments are based on a loan amount of $25,000. Rates for each product are based on a variety of factors including credit score and loan amount. For specific requirements please check with the lender. Rates may change at any time.


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Financial Details

Northwest Ratio Analysis

The following ratios and data are available to help you better understand the financial condition of Northwest. 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
Northwest U.S. Average
4.39% 6.97

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 December 31, 2023, Northwest had $22,609,653 in non-current loans and $271,991 in owned assets. To cover these potential losses it had $513,215,591 in net worth and $8,375,644 in loans loss reserves. That gives it a Texas Ratio of 4.39%.

Net Worth
Northwest U.S. Average
11.21% 13.62%

Northwest FCU has a net worth of 11.21% versus the BestCashCow average of 13.62. Net worth measures how much total assets exceed total liabilities. The higher the net worth number the more secure a credit union is considered.

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