301 W. Main St
Durham, NC 27701


General Credit Union Information

NCUA Insured Yes
Charter Number # # 66258
Date Established 1983
Assets $871.09 million
Loans $664.18 million
Deposits $741.12 million
Capital $117.66 million

Self-help is an NCUA insured institution located in Durham, NC. It was founded in 1983 and has approximately $871.09 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.

Field of Membership Restrictions

Membership in Self-Help Credit Union is open to anyone through joining the Center for Community Self-Help ($5 membership fee). Membership is also open to those live, work, worship, or attend school in Washington, Hyde, Beaufort, or over other 40 counties in North Carolina.

Deposit Rates

Your Current Location: Virginia, VA 20146

CD Rates (Share Certificate Rates) APY MIN MAX
3 Mo CD 10K
0.25% $500 - Learn MoreShow Less
6 Mo CD 10K
0.25% $500 - Learn MoreShow Less
12 Mo CD 10K
1.31% $500 - Learn MoreShow Less
18 Mo CD 10K
1.31% $500 - Learn MoreShow Less
24 Mo CD 10K
1.56% $500 - Learn MoreShow Less
36 Mo CD 10K
1.82% $500 - Learn MoreShow Less
48 Mo CD 10K
1.82% $500 - Learn MoreShow Less
Savings Rates (Share Account Rates) APY MIN MAX
Savings 2.5K
0.25% $100 - Learn MoreShow Less
Fixed IRA 0K
1.31% $500 $499,999 Learn MoreShow Less
Variable IRA Rates APY MIN MAX
Var IRA 0K
1.31% $1 - Learn MoreShow Less
MM 10K
1.33% $500 $499,999 Learn MoreShow Less
Int Checking Rates APY MIN MAX
Int Ckg 0K
0.10% $100 - Learn MoreShow Less

Loan Rates

Your Current Location: Virginia, VA 20146

There are currently no loan rates available for SELF-HELP

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Featured - Virginia Home Equity Line Of Credit Rates 2018

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Third Federal Savings & Loan Assoc. of Cleveland 3.740% $231.27 Learn More

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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
14.49% 7.77

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, 2017, Self-help had $17,493,934 in non-current loans and $1,540,892 in owned assets. To cover these potential losses it had $117,659,205 in net worth and $13,751,345 in loans loss reserves. That gives it a Texas Ratio of 14.49%.

Net Worth
Self-help U.S. Average
13.5% 13.15%

Self-help FCU has a net worth of 13.5% versus the BestCashCow average of 13.15. 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 On Self-help

What is Self-help?

A federal credit union, registered with the NCUA under certificate #66258.
Learn more about credit unions here.

Is Self-help 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 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 $117.66 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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Does Self-help offer student loans or personal loans?

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