3.75% 30-Month CD at a Pennsylvania Bank (Third Federal).


Update 6/14/08: The CD special has changed. Please see the bank's website for the latest rates and specials.

Update 5/17/08: The yield of this CD special has fallen to 3.75% APY. The checking requirement is no longer listed. The title has been modified to reflect this change.

Third Federal Bank is offering a special 4.00% APY 30-month CD. The minimum deposit is $500, and the money must be new to the bank. A checking account is required.

The CD promotion page doesn't specify a specific type of checking. The bank does offer a free checking account with no monthly service charges and with only a $50 minimum opening deposit. The first 50 checks are free.

It appears a branch visit it required to open accounts. Branches are located in Bucks, Mercer, and Philadelphia counties. The bank has been federally insured since 1935 (FDIC Certificate # 29132).