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5.90% 12-Month CD at a New York CU (based on NCAA picks).


The Countryside Federal Credit Union is offering an unique March Madness Certificate Special. If you pick the right 4 NCAA teams that make it to the Final Four, the credit union will reward you with up to an extra 1.00% on a 12-month share certificate. Here are the details:

The minimum APY of the CD is 4.90% and the minimum deposit is $2K. To get the extra 1% you must submit your choice of the final four teams, the final two teams and the national champion by March 22th. You get a bump of 0.1% for each correct team in the final four, 0.2% for each correct team in the final two and 0.2% for the champion.

The credit union's field of membership includes those who live in Onondaga County, New York and is located in Syracuse. It's NCUA insured with 6500 members and $80M in assets.

A list of the brackets is available here. Credit for this find goes to the FW CD thread.