Dedicated to Deposits: Deals, Data, and Discussion

4.05% 9-Month CD at Needham Bank in Massachusetts


Needham Bank is offering a special 4.05% APY 9-month CD. The minimum deposit is $2,500.

A branch visit appears to be required to open accounts. Branches are located in the Massachusetts cities of Needham, Dedham, Westwood, Medfield and Wellesley.

Needham Bank has some solid financial ratings for soundness: 3.5 stars (good) at BauerFinancial and 4 stars (sound) at Bankrate. Both ratings are based on 6/30/08 data. The bank has been FDIC insured since 1986 (FDIC Certificate # 26483). It's also a member of the private Share Insurance Fund (SIF).

Other Certificate of Deposit Deals

The best CD deal available in Massachusetts continues to be at Members Plus Credit Union which is offering a 4.34% APY 9-month certificate and a 4.60% APY 12-month certificate (see post).

Digital Credit Union also has some good short-term CD specials. These include a 4.50% APY 16-month CD and a 4% APY 8-month CD. Digital CU has branches in several Massachusetts cities. In addition, anyone can qualify for membership via associations (see post).

The best nationwide deal for a CD with a term around 9 months continues to be at Century Bank Direct which has a 4.45% APY 10-month CD (see post).

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