Altana Federal Credit Union is offering a hot CD special with a 2.59% APY and a 10-month term. Minimum deposit is $500. The special is listed at the top of the credit union's certificates rate table as of 8/19/09.
Membership is open to those who live, work, worship or attend school in the Montana counties of Yellowstone, Carbon, Stillwater, Sweet Grass, Wheatland, Golden Valley and Musselshell. Please refer to the credit union's membership page for the full details.
Branches are located in the Montana cities of Billings, Columbus, Laurel and Red Lodge.
The credit union's ratings for safety and soundness are strong: 4 stars (excellent) at BauerFinancial and 4 stars (sound) at Bankrate.com. Both ratings are based on 3/31/09 financial data (It appears the credit union used to be named Avanta. Make sure to use this name if you search at BauerFinancial.) The credit union is federally insured by the NCUA (Charter # 6275).
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