Heritage Trust Earns BauerFinancial, Inc. 5-Star Superior Rating

(CHARLESTON, S.C.) —3/23/2017 — Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union is proud to announce it has earned BauerFinancial’s 5-Star Superior rating for strength and security, proof positive that you can serve your members and perform well at the same time.

BauerFinancial Inc., Coral Gables, Florida, the nation’s credit union and bank rating firm, has been evaluating and rating credit unions since 1983. A 5-Star Superior rating indicates that Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union is one of the strongest in the nation, excelling in areas of capital, loan quality, profitability and more.

“Competitive rates, low fees, and a feeling of ownership: these are the hallmarks of U.S. credit unions. Credit unions like Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union, take their responsibility a step further by maintaining the highest level of financial strength for their members”, champions Karen L. Dorway, president of BauerFinancial. “At all credit unions, members pool their deposits to offer loans and services to each other. But some, like Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union, do it in a manner that also keeps the credit union in stellar financial condition”, she continued.

About Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union

Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union is a $565 million dollar institution that has been a part of the greater Charleston area since 1955. Heritage Trust serves around 43,000 members and has 12 branch locations and over 400 Select Employer Groups throughout Charleston, Dorchester, Colleton and Berkeley Counties.

BauerFinancial, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida, the nation’s leading independent bank and credit union rating and research firm, has been reporting on and analyzing the performance of U.S. credit unions and credit unions since 1983. No institution can pay for or opt out of a BauerFinancial rating. Consumers may obtain free star-ratings by visiting www.bauerfinancial.com.


Your savings federally insured to at least $250,000 and backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government. National Credit Union Administration, a U.S. Government Agency.


Additional coverage up to $250,000 provided by Excess Share Insurance Corporation, a licensed insurance company.

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