Black and gold circular Bauer Logo with 5 stars in a horizontal rowSAFE has earned BauerFinancial’s highest 5-Star rating, a distinction that recognizes the nation's strongest financial institutions. Banks and credit unions are rated based on a number of financial metrics, including financial strength, profitability, and security. For more than 30 years, this rating system has gained the trust and recognition of regulators, bankers, and consumers.

About BauerFinancial:

  • Has been reporting on and analyzing the performance of U.S. banks and credit unions since 1983.
  • Is the nation’s leading independent bank and credit union rating and research firm.
  • Rates financial institutions on a scale of zero to five stars, with five stars being the strongest.  
  • No institution pays BauerFinancial for its rating, nor can any institution choose to be excluded.