SchoolsFirst FCU has a promotional 3-year share certificate with a 3.00% APY. Minimum deposit is $500, and the maximum deposit is $75,000. It's also available in an IRA. The promotion is listed at this credit union's promo page as of 7/12/09.
Field of membership is primarily employer based. Eligible employers include most schools in Southern California. See website for further details. There is a $15 one-time membership fee which seems expensive since it can be done online. They're waiving this fee for family members of members who join in July and August. A minimum $5 deposit in your share savings account is required for membership.
Branches are located throughout Southern California including the cities of Anaheim, Irvine, Cerritos, Fullerton, Cypress, San Bernardino and Santa Ana. The credit union is federally insured by the NCUA (Charter # 24212).
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