American Southwest Credit Union

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A short history of American Southwest CU

Since its inception in 1955 the American Southwest Credit Union has been serving its members in the Sierra Vista, Arizona area with exceptional financial products. You can find their current interest rates on used car loans, new car loans, 1st mortgage loans and interest rates on both fixed and adjustable mortgages here on these pages. Currently led by Brian Barkdull, the American Southwest CU has grown its membership to over 22,109 with assets of more than $224,031,449. They have a main office and 7 branch offices. Please see the credit unions website or contact them by phone at (520) 459-1860 or email them at to get exact details . There are many other credit unions in the local area. See them all here. Credit Unions in Sierra Vista, AZ.

General Information For American Southwest CU was taken from their 6/30/2017 quarterly report, which is the most current available public information.

Charter Number 68567
Address PO Box 370 
City Sierra Vista 
State Arizona 
Zip-Code 85636
Phone Number (520) 459-1860
Fax Number (520) 458-4249
Email Address:
CEO/President Brian Barkdull
Members 22,109 
Full-Time Employees 58 
Part-Time Employees 18 
Number of Branch Offices
Total Assets 224,031,449 

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American Southwest Credit Union Lowest Loan Rates With State and USA Rankings

Unsecured Credit Card New Car Loans Used Car Loans 1st Mortgage Loans Other Real Estate
Rate 7.99 3.34 4.53 4.52 4.64
Mean Rate For All USA Based Credit Unions 10.56 3.72 5.00 4.48 4.95
Rank Among All USA Credit Unions 90 185 268 207 187
Rank Among All Arizona Credit Unions 5 11 18 13 5

American Southwest Credit Union Highest Deposit Rates With State and USA Rankings

Checking Regular Savings Money Market Certificates of Deposits IRA/KEOGH
Rate N/A 0.05 0.23 0.98 1.17
Mean Rate For All USA Based Credit Unions 0.19 0.26 0.29 0.73 0.66
Rank Among All USA Credit Unions N/A 143 110 178 137
Rank Among All Arizona Credit Unions N/A 5 3 6 6
American Southwest Credit Union Loans and Leases

Interest Rate Number of Loans Amount
Unsecured Credit Card Loans 7.990413680,338
All Other Unsecured Loans/Lines of Credit 9.0003,2459,457,163
Short-Term, Small Amount Loans (STS) (Federal CU Only) 0.00000
Non-Federally Guaranteed Student Loans 0.00000
New Vehicle Loans 3.3401,14025,700,968
Used Vehicle Loans 4.5302,64636,540,136
Total 1st Mortgage Real Estate Loans/Lines of Credit 4.52043340,604,076
Total Other Real Estate Loans/Lines of Credit 4.640922,757,239
Leases Receivable 0.00000
Total All Other Loans/Lines of Credit 7.4202194,239,648
TOTAL LOANS & LEASES 8,188119,979,568

American Southwest Credit Union Real Estate Loans and Lines of Credit


No. of Loans Outstanding Amt of Loans Outstanding No. of Loans Granted Year- to-Date Amount Granted Year-To-Date
Fixed Rate
    a. > 15 years 12915,870,6564895,530
    b. 15 Years or less 25916,330,920211,898,650
    a. > 15 years 0000
    b. 15 Years or less 144,649145,000
Other Fixed Rate 0000
Adjustable Rate 1 yr or less 2275,72800
Adjustable Rate > 1 yr 428,082,123140,000


Closed-End Fixed Rate 15529,909249,700
Closed-End Adjustable Rate 0000
Open-End Adjustable Rate 751,645,9553161,800
Open-End Fixed Rate 2581,3751240,000
TOTALS 52543,361,315333,330,680


Interest Only & Payment Option 1st Mortgage Loans 000
Interest Only & Payment Option Other RE/LOC Loans 000
    a. Federally Insured Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) 0000
    b. Proprietary Reverse Mortgage Products 0000

American Southwest Credit Union Member Offerings
First Time Homebuyer Program No
Real Estate Loans Yes
Pay Day Lending No
Share Secured Credit Cards Yes
Overdraft Protection/Courtesy Pay Yes
Overdraft Lines of Credit Yes
ATM/Debit Card Program Yes
Interest Only and Payment Option 1st Mortgage Loans No
Check Cashing No
Money Orders Yes
No Surcharge ATMs Yes
Home Banking Via Internet Website Yes