We Are Safe, Sound and Secure


The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) is the independent federal agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions throughout the United States.

NCUA administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund (NCUSIF). Backed by the full faith and credit of the United States government, the NCUSIF insures the member accounts in all federal credit unions including Gulf Winds.

For more information, visit www.ncua.gov.

BauerFinancial 5-Star Rating

Our Institution is Rated 5-Stars by Bauer – Awarded September 2021In these tough economic times, it is important to know that your financial institution stands strong, secure, and ready and able to assist your community. Gulf Winds Credit Union holds that distinction — dedicated to getting you back on your feet. We maintain overall financial superiority in areas like capital adequacy, delinquent loan levels, and profitability. For our continued show of financial strength, BauerFinancial awarded us its highest 5-Star superior rating. Because Gulf Winds has earned and maintained Bauer’s Top, 5-Star Rating continuously for over 25 years, we have the added distinction of “Best of Bauer Credit Union.” This designation is reserved specifically for institutions that have earned Bauer’s highest rating consistently for a minimum of 100 consecutive quarters.

BauerFinancial is the nation’s leading independent bank and credit union rating and research firm, reporting and analyzing the performance of U.S. banks and credit unions since 1983. No institution pays BauerFinancial to rate it, nor can any choose to be excluded. For more information on BauerFinancial, visit www.bauerfinancial.com.

A BBB Accredited Business

Gulf Winds has been a BBB accredited business since 2012. See the review at the BBB website.

National Association of Federal Credit Unions

Gulf Winds is a member of the National Association of Federal Credit Unions.

Equal Housing Opportunity

Gulf Winds is an Equal Housing Opportunity Lender.