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Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union Rated 5-Stars by BAUERFINANCIAL, Inc.,
Pensacola, Fla., March 20, 2013 - Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union, Pensacola, Florida, has been recognized again as a 5-Star rated institution by BAUERFINANCIAL, Inc., the nation’s leading bank and credit union rating and research firm.
Bauer’s highest 5-Star rating indicates that Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union excels in areas of capital, asset quality, profitability and more. Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union has earned this highest rating for the most recent 75 consecutive quarters, which qualifies it for the elite group of “Sustained Superiority Credit Unions.” Only 10 percent of the credit union industry can claim this distinction with such consistency.
Financial strength has been the priority for Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union since its inception in 1954. Through conveniently located branch offices in Atmore, Brewton, Cantonment, Gulf Breeze, Milton, Pensacola and Tallahassee, Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union has been a source of pride for its members for 59 years. Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union is a member of the NCUA and an Equal Housing Lender.
BAUERFINANCIAL, Inc., Coral Gables, Fla. the nation’s leading independent bank and credit union rating and research firm, has been reporting on and analyzing the performance of U.S. banks and credit unions since 1983. No institution pays BauerFinancial to rate it, nor can any choose to be excluded. Consumers may obtain free star-ratings by visiting www.bauerfinancial.com.
“In all that time, one thing has remained constant: top performing institutions maintain strong policies, prudent underwriting and responsible investment,” said Karen L. Dorway, president of the rating firm. “Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union is a credit union you can put your trust in."