301 W Main Street
Durham, NC 27701
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Notable Rates APY Vs.Others
Savings N.A. 0.65% →
1-Year CD N.A. 0.70% →
2-Year CD N.A. 0.75% →
5-Year CD N.A. 1.15% →
30-Year Mortgage N.A. 2.72% →
15-Year Mortgage N.A. 2.36% →
HELOC N.A. 2.79% →

2021 Overview

General Credit Union Information

Self-help is an NCUA insured institution located in Durham, NC. It was founded in 2008 and has approximately $1486.69 millions in assets.

Who can join?

There are two ways to become a member:

1. Apply for free membership if you live, work, worship, or attend school in any of the following North Carolina counties: Brunswick, Buncombe, Forsyth, Greene, Guilford, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Lenoir, New Hanover, Polk, Scotland, Transylvania, Wilson. (Eligibility extends to immediate family of members.)

2. Apply for mission supportive membership by joining our founding charitable sponsor, the Center for Community Self-Help, for a one-time $5 fee.

NCUA Insured Yes / Federally Chartered
Charter Number # # 24802
Date Established 2008
Assets $1,486.69 million
Loans $1,178.57 million
Deposits $1,213.63 million
Capital $247.44 million

Field of Membership Restrictions

Membership is open to anyone through joining the Center for Community Self-Help ($5 one-time fee). Membership is also open to those who live, work, attend school or worship in select areas of Oakland, California and to employees of over 100 Select Employer Groups.

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Loan Rates - June 15, 2021

Your Current Location: Virginia, VA 20146

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Financial Details

Self-help Ratio Analysis

The following ratios and data are available to help you better understand the financial condition of Self-help. 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
Self-help U.S. Average
3.30% 5.40

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, 2020, Self-help had $8,234,602 in non-current loans and $659,117 in owned assets. To cover these potential losses it had $247,438,813 in net worth and $21,870,131 in loans loss reserves. That gives it a Texas Ratio of 3.30%.

Net Worth
Self-help U.S. Average
16.64% 12.67%

Self-help FCU has a net worth of 16.64% versus the BestCashCow average of 12.67. 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 Self-help

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What is Self-help?

A federal credit union, registered with the NCUA under certificate #24802.
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Is Self-help FDIC insured?

No, credit unions are not insured by the FDIC. Most, but not all, are insured by the National Credit Union Administration. The insurance provisions of the NCUA are similar to, but not identical to, FDIC insurance. Self-help is insured by the NCUA.

Who can join Self-help?

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

What are Self-help's share account and share certificate rates?

Self-help'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 Self-help?

Self-help has total capital of $247.44 million. Full information on Self-help's financial position is located above.

Who owns Self-help?

Credit Unions are owned by their members.

Where are Self-help branches located?

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What Products Does Self-help Offer

Does Self-help offer mortgages?

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Does Self-help offer home equity lines of credit and home equity loans?

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Does Self-help offer auto and RV loans?

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