Wellby Financial Named One of America’s Best Credit Unions 2024 by Newsweek and Plant-A Insights Group

This award recognizes Wellby Financial’s commitment to helping people prosper through providing the right tools, resources, and support for each person’s journey to financial prosperity.

Wellby Financial, recently ranked Best Overall among banks and credit unions in Texas by Money, has been named one of the best credit unions in America by Newsweek and Plant-A Insights Group. Winners were chosen from a survey of more than 35,000 individuals, which included more than 140,000 reviews of regional banks and credit unions.

“We’re extremely honored to be recognized as one of the best credit unions in America,” shared President & CEO of Wellby Financial, Marty Pell. “We exist to help people prosper. No matter where you are in your financial journey, we strive to provide you with the right tools, products, and resources to truly support every step of your financial journey.”

Newsweek and the market data research firm Plant-A Insights Group analyzed a study of all regional banks and credit unions in the United States to determine those recognized by this honor. According to Newsweek, “the selected parameters covered various aspects such as profitability, financial relevance, risk exposures to financial uncertainties and overall health and stability of the financial institution.”

“Regional banks and credit unions play a pivotal role in meeting the needs of communities across the nation,” expressed Nancy Cooper, Global Editor in Chief of Newsweek. “Newsweek and market-data research firm Plant-A Insights are proud to introduce ‘America’s Best Regional Banks and Credit Unions 2024,’ highlighting local lenders that are committed to the needs of their communities.”

Wellby is dedicated to providing the best, benefit-rich products and services, resulting in typically lower interest rates, highly competitive dividend rates, and a personalized approach to financial prosperity. Committed to individual and community financial well-being, their team embodies a Culture of Excellent Member Service, striving for meaningful and intentional interactions to build and deepen relationships. Wellby’s dedication to excellence is foundational to their purpose: help people prosper.

For more than 60 years, Wellby has supported the financial well-being of Greater Houston. Originally founded to serve the brave men and women of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, Wellby believes that with the right tools, resources, and partners, there is no limit to human achievement. Their unique legacy is the very foundation of who they are and how they serve their community, striving to support dreams through innovation and creativity.

Explore how Wellby’s highly competitive rates, personalized approach to the financial journey, and tailored solutions can help you reach your goals. Wellby Financial is here to help you prosper. Learn what the Wellby Difference is all about at wellbyfinancial.com.

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About Wellby Financial

Wellby Financial is an award-winning, nationally ranked, member-owned credit union proudly serving Greater Houston. Wellby was originally established in 1961 to serve the employees and families of NASA Johnson Space Center. We have grown into one of the largest credit unions in Houston, serving more than 129,000 members with 22 branches and more than $2.7 billion in assets.

Wellby is ranked one of America's Best Credit Unions by Newsweek and the Best Overall Among Banks and Credit Unions in Texas by Money.com. Additionally, Wellby is a USA TODAY and Houston Chronicle Top Workplace and additionally received a Culture Excellence Award for Employee Appreciation.

Membership is open to those who live or work in the City of Houston or any city within Galveston County, are an immediate family member of an existing Wellby Financial member, work for a company or organization that partners with Wellby Financial, or join the American Consumer Council (ACC), a non-profit dedicated to consumer education and financial literacy. For more information, visit wellbyfinancial.com. Federally insured by NCUA. Equal Housing Lender. Equal Opportunity Employer.


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