Parke Bank is offering a competitive 11-month CD special with a 1.65% APY. Minimum deposit is $500. It's also available in an IRA. The bank also continues to offer a special rate on its Preferred Savings Account for balances of at least $2,500. The current rate is 1.50% APY which is down from 1.75% in December. These specials are listed at the bank's deposit rates page as of the morning of 6/08/2010.
It appears that a branch visit is required to open an account. Branches are located in the New Jersey cities of Sewell and Northfield and in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The bank's ratings for safety and soundness continue to be above average: 3½ stars (good) at BauerFinancial (based on 3/31/10 data) and 4 stars (sound) at Bankrate.com (based on 12/31/09 data). The bank has an overall health score of 3 out of 5 at DepositAccounts.com (see our Parke Bank rates and reviews page). The bank has been a FDIC member since 1999 (FDIC Certificate # 34888).