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A survey of current CD rates and terms at Meriwest Credit Union. View our latest survey of the APY interest rates paid for certificates of deposit by term for the major and minor banks and credit unions that includes but is not limited to: Citibank, BofA, Chase, Wachovia, Taunus, Wells Fargo, HSBC, US Bancorp, Suntrust, ABN, Citizens Financial, Capital One, National City, PenFed, World Savings, Countrywide, and many more.
==> " CD Rates at Meriwest Credit Union " as of 4/21/08 <==
7.50% on $1,000 is $75. 1-time $5 Membership fee lowers this to $70
New membership and new checking account required.
This offer is limited to new members only and has a $1,000 minimum and maximum
The Catch: The checking account is free BUT you have to buy the checks. A box of checks costs approximately $20 which includes tax and shipping. The basic price is about $14. Subtract $20 check fee and $5 membership fee and the "effective rate" drops from 7.5% to 5.0%.
Article: Beware of Annuities
| Definition: A Certificate of
Deposit or CD is certificate from a bank stating that the named party
has a specified
sum on deposit, usually for a given period of time at a fixed rate of
interest. Often there is a penalty for early withdrawal (taking
your money out before the specified period of time.)
1 Funds may not be added during the term of a certificate of deposit (CD), except for Liquid CDs. Interest rate and APY in effect at the time a CD account is opened are guaranteed for the full term. Personal funds only.
2 Annual Percentage Yield may change. Fees may reduce earnings. Penalty may be imposed for early withdrawal.
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