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5.25% 60-Month / 5.09% 12-Month CD at a California/Arizona CU (United Methodist).

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Update 2/23/08: The rates have gone down. Please check the institution's website for the latest rates.

United Methodist Federal Credit Union has some competitive certificate rates. The Jumbo CD rates with a $100K minimum deposit have yields that range from 5.04% APY for a 6-month term to 5.25% APY for a 60-month term. Yields are reduced by 10 basis points for each of the following minimum deposit tiers: $50K, $30K, $15K, $5K and $1K. They also offer a 24-month and 60-month IRA CD with yields of 5.15% APY and 5.25% APY. These have minimum deposits of only $1,000 and $2,500.

Membership is open to clergy, staff and congregations of several western conferences of the United Methodist Church. Please refer to their Membership page for the full details. Membership requires a $5 fee and an initial minimum deposit of $100 in your share savings account.

Branches are located in Montclair, California and Phoenix, Arizona. The credit union is federally insured by the NCUA (Charter # 5816). It has $47.8 million in assets and 4,470 members.
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Comment #1 by highonrates (anonymous) posted on
highonrates
For good short term rates, there are two:

(a) Eloan: 4.76 APY for 10K or more
(b) Patelco: 7% APY for 1 year

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