Park Sterling Bank is offering a special 2.00% APY 13-month CD. Minimum deposit is $1,000. This CD special is listed on the bank's home page and in this bank's promo page as of 5/06/2010.
Finding 2% CDs with terms around 1-year is difficult these days. The best 1-year internet CDs now have rates around 1.50%.
It appears that a branch visit is required to open an account. Branches are located in the North Carolina cities of Wilmington and Charlotte.
The bank's ratings for safety and soundness are above average: 4 stars (excellent) at BauerFinancial and 3 stars (performing) at Bankrate.com. Both ratings are based on 12/31/09 financial data. The bank has been a FDIC member since 2006 (FDIC Certificate # 58408).
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