Bear Paw Credit Union

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A short history of Bear Paw CU

Since its inception in 1942 the Bear Paw Credit Union has been serving its members in the Havre, Montana 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 Albert Vukasin, Jr., the Bear Paw CU has grown its membership to over 13,966 with assets of more than $116,405,749. They have a main office and 5 branch offices. Please see the credit unions website or contact them by phone at (406) 265-9626 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 Havre, MT.

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

Charter Number 62658
Address PO Box 471 
City Havre 
State Montana 
Zip-Code 59501
Phone Number (406) 265-9626
Fax Number (406) 265-8818
Email Address:
CEO/President Albert Vukasin, Jr.
Members 13,966 
Full-Time Employees 35 
Part-Time Employees
Number of Branch Offices
Total Assets 116,405,749 

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Bear Paw Credit Union Financial Performance Charts

Performance Charts

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Financial Data

Bear Paw 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 12.90 4.50 5.75 3.13 7.90
Mean Rate For All USA Based Credit Unions 10.56 3.72 5.00 4.48 4.95
Rank Among All USA Credit Unions 452 341 416 37 472
Rank Among All Montana Credit Unions 14 33 28 4 28

Bear Paw Credit Union Highest Deposit Rates With State and USA Rankings

Checking Regular Savings Money Market Certificates of Deposits IRA/KEOGH
Rate 2.25 0.15 1.10 1.25 2.20
Mean Rate For All USA Based Credit Unions 0.19 0.26 0.29 0.73 0.66
Rank Among All USA Credit Unions 14 119 15 126 34
Rank Among All Montana Credit Unions 2 9 2 4 1
Bear Paw Credit Union Loans and Leases

Interest Rate Number of Loans Amount
Unsecured Credit Card Loans 12.9001,4541,449,733
All Other Unsecured Loans/Lines of Credit 9.0001,7774,326,822
Short-Term, Small Amount Loans (STS) (Federal CU Only) 0.00000
Non-Federally Guaranteed Student Loans 0.00000
New Vehicle Loans 4.5003557,399,580
Used Vehicle Loans 5.7501,74719,090,109
Total 1st Mortgage Real Estate Loans/Lines of Credit 3.13030920,455,679
Total Other Real Estate Loans/Lines of Credit 7.9001082,628,522
Leases Receivable 0.00000
Total All Other Loans/Lines of Credit 2.75075856,782
TOTAL LOANS & LEASES 5,82556,207,227

Bear Paw 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 3183,02600
    b. 15 Years or less 392,786,005371,500
    a. > 15 years 21513,197,26400
    b. 15 Years or less 0000
Other Fixed Rate 0000
Adjustable Rate 1 yr or less 0000
Adjustable Rate > 1 yr 524,289,3846572,222


Closed-End Fixed Rate 4120,15700
Closed-End Adjustable Rate 0000
Open-End Adjustable Rate 0000
Open-End Fixed Rate 1042,508,3652358,460
TOTALS 41723,084,201111,002,182


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

Bear Paw Credit Union Member Offerings
First Time Homebuyer Program No
Real Estate Loans Yes
Pay Day Lending Yes
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 Yes
Money Orders Yes
No Surcharge ATMs Yes
Home Banking Via Internet Website Yes