Cal State 9 Credit Union is offering a special 6.00% APY 7-month certificate. The minimum deposit is $5,000, and the maximum is $100,000. New money is required. It's available as a regular or IRA certificate. This special doesn't seem to be listed at the credit union's website. It was advertised in today's Inside Bay Area newspaper. The ad is available online here.
Membership is open to persons who reside, work or attend school in the following California counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, Sacramento, or Santa Clara. Membership is also open to students, employees and and those in alumni associations of certain universities. See the membership page for the full details. Membership requires a $5 membership fee and a minimum deposit of $10 in the regular share savings account. Note, a $200 minimum is required to avoid $5/month fee.
Branches are located in Berkeley, Oakland, San Francisco, Hayward and Pleasant Hill. The credit union is federally insured by the NCUA (Charter # 64449). It has $463.7 million in assets and 29,659 members.