Hello Credit Union Maintains 5-Star Rating for 14th Consecutive Quarter

Hello Credit Union in Panama City, Florida, is excited to announce that BauerFinancial, Inc., the Nation’s Premier Credit Union and Bank Rating Firm, has acknowledged Hello Credit Union as a 5-star rated credit union for the 14th consecutive quarter. BauerFinancial reassesses the financial condition of federally insured credit unions every three months. This latest rating was assigned in January 2024 based on financial data reported as of September 30, 2023. Earning another 5-star Superior rating signifies that Hello Credit Union continues to be one of the strongest financial institutions in the nation.

“Bauer rates credit unions based on their overall financial condition and has been doing so for over 40 years,” reports Karen Dorway, President of the rating firm, “Having a common bond or bonds with the membership, the employees of credit unions, like Hello Credit Union, feels like a kinship, and we have a desire to see members grow and thrive. It gives me great pleasure to acknowledge that a credit union that measures its success by the success of its peers, does so from such a solid financial foundation.”

“We are proud to once again earn a 5-star rating for financial stability.,” said Mike Akers, CEO of Hello Credit Union. “Our members can rest assured that we take our fiduciary responsibility seriously and will continue to balance sustained growth with strategic financial planning.”

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Lizeth George
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