You can get a better rate online (Ally Bank is one example), but if you live in the Austin area and prefer to bank locally, this might interest you.
Amplify Credit Union is offering a special 11-month share certificate with a 0.70% rate
. Minimum deposit is $500. Maximum deposit is $100,000 per household. Offer expires 1/31/2013.Link to the credit union's CD special page
Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, or goes to school in Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis and Williamson counties.