City of Boston Credit Union is offering several competitive CD rates. The Jumbo CD rates are 10 basis points higher than the regular CD rates. Jumbo minimum deposit is $50K and the regular minimum is $500. The best Jumbo CD rates include a 2.88% APY 5-year CD, a 2.37% APY 4-year CD and a 2.12% APY 3-year CD. The best short-term Jumbo CD deal is the 8-month CD which has a 1.10% APY. These rates are listed in the credit union's share rates page as of 9/22/2011.
Membership is open to those who live or work in Norfolk or Suffolk Counties, Massachusetts. Please refer to the credit union's eligibility page for the full details.
In addition to Boston, City of Boston Credit Union branches are located in Dorchester and West Roxbury. Unfortunately, the credit union doesn't appear to be a member of the shared branch network.
The credit union has an overall health score at DepositAccounts.com of 5 stars (out of 5) with a Texas Ratio of 4.96% (excellent) based on June 2011 data. Please refer to our financial overview of City of Boston Credit Union for more details. The credit union is federally insured by the NCUA (Charter # 67841). The credit union is also part of MSIC which provides private insurance for deposits over the NCUA limits.
How the CD Rates Compare
City of Boston Credit Union's 5-year Jumbo CD rate is a little higher than the best 5-year CD rate that's nationally available. That's 2.85% APY at Firstmark Credit Union. It's much higher than what you can get at a bank. The best nationally available 5-year CD rate from a bank is 2.24% APY at First Internet Bank.
For short-term CD rates, the best nationally available 9-month CD rate is 1.05% APY at Giantbank.com. A better deal is actually Ally Bank's 11-month No-Penalty CD with a 1.03% APY. The rate is a little lower but the no-penalty feature allows the customer to make the CD have any maturity from 7 days to 11 months.
These rates are accurate as of 9/22/2011.
Searching for the Best CD Rates
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