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5.57% 9-Month CD at an Arizona CU (Altier)

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Altier Credit Union is offering a special 5.57% APY 9-month certificate of deposit. The minimum deposit is $5K, and it requires new money.

The field of membership includes those who live, work, worship or attend school in Maricopa County, Arizona and in several other Arizona zip codes. You can also be eligible through select employers and by family. In addition, any person who is sponsored by a member of the credit union is eligible. See site for details. Branches are located in Phoenix, Tempe, Mesa, Page and St. Johns.

The credit union is federally insured by the NCUA. It has $192 million in assets and 29,549 members.

Thanks to Michael for emailing me this special.

Best 9-Month CD's

A few months ago, I wouldn't have noted a 5.57% CD. However, rates have fallen. Currently, the best 9-month CD listed at Bankrate.com is 5.51% APY at AmTrustDirect. For those in Maricopa County and parts of Pinal County, Arizona, also note that TruWest Credit Union has a 5.75% CD special with terms of 7 months, 9 months and 11 months (see post).


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2 Comments.
Comment #1 by Anonymous posted on
Anonymous
thanks for the tip about the Truwest CD. Did the CSR provide any indication about how long they were planning on offering the CD. Much like you, I have a World Savings CD maturing soon and have wondered if they were going to start offering some specials again. I'll be sure to let you know if I hear anything. . .

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Comment #2 by Banking Guy (anonymous) posted on
Banking Guy
They're saying the TruWest promo will last through the end of December.

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