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We Florida Financial Again Receives Prestigious 5-Star Rating from BauerFinancial

MARGATE, Fla. (September 21, 2018) We Florida Financial has received another BauerFinancial 5-Star “Superior” rating. The analyzing company, BauerFinancial, Inc. is the nation’s leading bank and credit union rating and research firm. No institution pays the organization for its rating nor can they elude it.

Federally-insured credit unions are required to file detailed financial reports with the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) four times each year. BauerFinancial analyzes this data and quarterly assigns a star-rating on a scale of zero to five stars. Four stars indicates an “excellent and recommended” rating and five starts indicates a “superior and recommended” rating.

Based on the latest available data as of June 30, 2018, We Florida Financial has once again received a 5-star rating denoting that this credit union is one of the best in the nation in terms of its financial strength and performance.

About We Florida Financial

We Florida Financial, formerly City County Credit Union of Fort Lauderdale, is a cooperatively owned, not-for-profit credit union with 53,000 members and over $500 million in assets. Founded in 1952 for the benefit of municipal employees in Broward County, We Florida Financial now serves individuals and small businesses in 46 Florida counties from Jacksonville to Key West. Currently ranked as one of the top credit unions in the region, We Florida Financial offers a full range of affordable deposit and loan products to meet the needs of our diverse communities. For more information, please visit us online at www.WeFloridaFinancial.com. Like us on Facebook at @WeFloridaFinancial and follow us on Twitter @WeFLFinancial.

Credit Union Breaks Ground For New Branch in Lauderhill

MARGATE, Fla. (June 28, 2018) On June 27, We Florida Financial held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new branch location in the city of Lauderhill, Florida. Representing the officials of Lauderhill, the ceremony was attended by Mayor Richard Kaplan, Commissioner Ken Thurston, and Police Chief Constance Stanley, among others. Members of the credit union’s Board of Directors, executive management and staff were also in attendance.

The credit union opened its first branch in the city of Lauderhill in 2008, to serve one of the fastest growing population segments in Broward County. The branch is now the second busiest of all the credit union’s locations and caters to a diverse membership with savings accounts, car loans, mortgages, credit cards and other financial products.

When completed, the new 4,000 square foot facility will be a state-of-the art building with hospitality stations, electronic tablets, service kiosks, two ATMs, and a drive thru. The building will also feature an event room for after-hours educational presentations.

“We are honored to be an integral part of this Lauderhill community. The credit union is proud of our involvement in local events, our commitment to financial education and our dedication to the counselling of new immigrants, many of whom are unfamiliar with our financial system,” says Lloyd Gill, President and CEO.” “We are giving members the tools to make their dreams come true.”

Building construction has already begun and the branch is expected to open in December of this year.

Credit Union Earns 2017 Great Rate Award

MARGATE, FL (October 31, 2017)   We Florida Financial is proud to announce that it has earned a 2017 Datatrac Great Rate Award.  As it often states, the credit union’s main mission is to provide the best financial products and services for the community.  We Florida Financial is especially proud of its rates which it says are consistently better than those of other financial institutions in the area and results in real savings for its members. Its claims have been backed by Datatrac, which shows on the credit union’s home page exactly how much a consumer can save by depositing or borrowing with We Florida Financial. 

Datatrac reports on more than 188,000 financial institutions in its database, which is updated daily. The company’s analyses have been included in reports for the Federal Reserve, the Senate and the House of Representatives. Datatrac’s clients have included organizations such as the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).  Their work has been cited in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and Kiplinger Magazine.

About We Florida Financial

We Florida Financial, formerly City County Credit Union of Fort Lauderdale, is a cooperatively owned, not-for-profit credit union with 53,000 members and over $500 million in assets. Founded in 1952 for the benefit of municipal employees in Broward County, We Florida Financial now serves individuals and small businesses in 46 Florida counties from Jacksonville to Key West. Currently ranked as one of the top credit unions in the region, We Florida Financial offers a full range of affordable deposit and loan products to meet the needs of our diverse communities. For more information, please visit us online at www.WeFloridaFinancial.com. Like us on Facebook at @WeFloridaFinancial and follow us on Twitter @WeFLFinancial.

 

We Florida Financial Celebrates 65 Years of Service

Full-service credit union marks anniversary with loans featuring No Payment for 65 days

MARGATE, FL (January 1, 2017) This year will be a milestone in the history of We Florida Financial. The cooperative will mark its 65th anniversary of providing much needed financial products and services to the local community.

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