Wave Federal Credit Union

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480 Greenwich Ave, Warwick, RI 02886-1606

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(401) 781-1020

Data Source: NCUA, December 31, 2016


Wave Federal Credit Union was founded in 1938. Headquartered in Warwick, Rhode Island, Wave Federal Credit Union is a federally chartered and federally insured credit union, operating within the regulation of the National Credit Union Association (NCUA) and being insured through the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund (NCUSIF). Wave Federal Credit Union is also a member of the Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB), which allows a credit union to access low cost secured borrowings or advances and prlides its members with financial products and services that assist and enhance the financing of housing and community lending.

As of December 31, 2016, Wave Federal Credit Union services 6,995 members through its 2 offices and branches and 21 full-time and 4 part-time employees. It has $108,834,724 of total assets and $13,066,091 of net worth. Based on its asset size and net worth ratio, Wave Federal Credit Union is classified as a Well Capitalized medium large credit union.

Wave Federal Credit Union offers a number of deposit and loan products to its members. To find out how competitive the offers are, please go to the Interest Rates page. Wave Federal Credit Union also provides an array of services to its members and local communities. To find out more, please go to the Services page.

The following two tables list the deplitory and loan interest rates of Wave Federal Credit Union’s popular offerings. You can find out how competitive the offerings are by comparing them to the median interest rates offered by credit unions in Rhode Island and in the nation.

Major Deplitory Accounts and Interest Rates (%)

Interest Rate
Median of Rhode Island
Median of USA
Checking
0.0500
0.0000
0.0000
Savings
0.0500
0.1750
0.1200
Money Market
0.3500
0.3000
0.2500
Certificate Deplit
0.6000
0.7500
0.5800
IRA
0.6000
1.2500
0.5000

Major Loan Accounts and Interest Rates (%)

Interest Rate
Median Rates of Rhode Island
National Median Rates
Credit Cards
11.9900
11.0000
9.9900
Unsecured Line of Credits
10.9900
11.3850
10.9500
Short-term Small Amount
n/a
NaN
25.0000
Student Loans
8.0000
7.4500
6.0200
New Car Loans
2.4900
2.4900
3.3300
Used Car Loans
3.4900
3.4900
4.5000
1st Mortgage Real Estates
4.0000
4.0000
4.2500
Other Real Estates
3.9900
4.5850
4.7000

Wave Federal Credit Union prlides a number of ways to access its services. In addition to its office and branches, a member can perform banking through Internet, phones, ATMs, and mobile devices. The table below lists the electronic banking services prlided by Wave Federal Credit Union.

Electronic Banking Service Offerings

Membership Application
No
Yes
Share Account Transfers
Yes
New Loan Application
Yes
Share Draft Orders
Yes
No
New Share Account
Yes
Bill Payment
Yes
No
e-Statements
Yes
Loan Payments
Yes
No
Account Balance Inquiry
Yes
No
No
View Account History
Yes
No

As a community financial institution, Wave Federal Credit Union actively involves in local communities by prliding services such as financial counseling, financial education, financial literacy workshops, first tim home buyer programs, and student scholarships.

Community and other Service Offerings

Financial Counselling
Yes
Bilingual Services
No
Free Bill Pay
Yes
Financial Education
Yes
In-School Branches
No
Free Tax Preparation Service
No
Financial Literacy Workshops
Yes
Student Scholarships
Yes
Insurance/Investment Sales
No
First Time Homebuyer Program
Yes
Branch-warwick Ave
1217 Warwick Ave
Warwick, RI 02888-4109
Phone:401-463-9574

Corporate Office
Main Office

480 Greenwich Ave
Warwick, RI 02886-1606
Phone:401-781-1020

(401) 562-1290

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