To understand how the federal funds rate or "Fed rate" affects banks and credit unions, we first need to understand what the federal funds rate is and its role in the financial world. The Federal Government requires all depository institutions, like banks and credit unions, to have a minimum reserve level in proportion to their deposits. Those that do not have enough reserves borrow from other financial institutions that do. The Fed rate is the interest rate banks charge when lending money to each other from their reserve balance.
For starters, Logix is a not-for-profit cooperative, so earnings are returned to members through better rates, lower fees, improved services, and increased reserves to maintain unmatched financial strength. We really do want to earn your business! Please read on to learn more about how we set rates for some of our most popular accounts.