Kellogg Community Credit Union (MI) Has Two Limited-Time CD Specials

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Deal Summary: 17-month CD Special, 0.77% APY, $500 min deposit. 31-month CD Special, 1.01% APY, $500 min deposit. 5-year Golden Certificate, 1.40% APY, $50k min deposit.

Availability: Residents of 15 west Michigan counties.

Competitive short-term and long-term CD rates are currently offered by Kellogg Community Credit Union (KCCU). The 17-month CD Special (0.77% APY) and 31-month CD Special (1.01% APY) can be opened with a $500 minimum deposit, with no stated balance cap.

APYMINMAXINSTITUTIONPRODUCTDETAILS
1.01%$500-Kellogg Community Credit Union31 Month Certificate Special
1.01%$500-Kellogg Community Credit Union31 Month IRA Certificate Special (Traditional, Roth, CESA)
0.77%$500-Kellogg Community Credit Union17 Month Certificate Special
0.77%$500-Kellogg Community Credit Union17 Month IRA Certificate Special (Traditional, Roth, CESA)
Rates as of September 23, 2021.

The CD Specials are also available as IRA CD Specials (Traditional, Roth, CESA), earning the same APYs with the same deposit requirements.

As stated in the Truth-in-Savings disclosure, the Early Withdrawal Penalty reads as follows:

Terms of 13 months or longer – 180 days’ dividends

Golden Certificates

According to KCCU’s Certificates page, the Golden Certificates “are designed for the high-balance saver.” Requiring a $50k minimum deposit, Golden Certificates have rates 20-25 bps higher than the regular CD rates. Of the six Golden Certificates in the product line, the 5-year (1.40% APY) is the most competitive.

APYMINMAXINSTITUTIONPRODUCTDETAILS
1.15%$500$50kKellogg Community Credit Union5 Year Certificate
1.15%$500$50kKellogg Community Credit Union5 Year IRA Certificate (Traditional, Roth, CESA)
Rates as of September 23, 2021.

eChecking and Kasasa Cash

KCCU continues to be one of the very few credit unions that offer two separate rewards checking accounts.

APYMINMAXINSTITUTIONPRODUCTDETAILS
4.25*%-$7.5kKellogg Community Credit UnionKasasa Cash
OTHER TIERS: 0.25% $7.5k+
4.00%-$15kKellogg Community Credit UnioneChecking
Rates as of September 23, 2021.

KCCU introduced its eChecking account in 2015 and its initial 4.00% APY on qualifying balances up to $15k is still in effect. The monthly qualifying requirements include,

  • Minimum of $500 in direct deposit(s)
  • Minimum of four online banking logins
  • Minimum of 20 debit card transactions
  • Receive eStatements
  • Enroll in bill pay

KCCU began offering Kasasa products in December 2017. The Kasasa Cash account earns a higher APY (4.25%), but has a much lower balance cap of $7.5k. The Kasasa Cash qualifying requirements are quite similar to that of the eChecking account.

  • Minimum of $500 in direct deposit(s)
  • Minimum of one online banking logins
  • Minimum of 12 debit card transactions
  • Receive eStatements
  • Maintain a valid e-mail address

Availability

Headquartered in Battle Creek, Kellogg Community Credit Union’s field of membership (FOM) is residency-based, with individuals who live, work, worship, or attend school in the Michigan counties of Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Ionia, Kalamazoo, Kent, Montcalm, Newaygo, Ottawa, St. Joseph, or Van Buren, eligible to join.

Relatives of current KCCU members also qualify for membership. (The website does not specify which relatives qualify.)

Joining KCCU can be done online, or at any of 14 Michigan branches located in Battle Creek (5), Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo (3), Marshall, Portage, Three Rivers, and Wyoming. According to the KKCU’s Locations & ATMs page, the lobbies of the 2nd Street branch in Battle Creek and the Oakland Drive branch in Kalamazoo branch are open by appointment only; the Grand Rapids branch is temporarily closed.

KCCU membership requires a minimum savings account deposit of just $5.00.

According to CSR, opening a CD Special can be done at any of the above-mentioned branch locations or by calling 269.968.9251. Current KCCU members can also open a CD Special by logging into their online banking account.

In addition to the CO-OP Shared Branching and ATM networks, KCCU participates in the Xtend Shared Branching network that,

serves thousands of members in over 10 states with over 200 branch locations; many of them are located right here in Michigan.

Credit Union Overview

Kellogg Community Credit Union has an overall health grade of "A+" at DepositAccounts.com, with a Texas Ratio of 4.51% (excellent) based on December 31, 2020 data. In the past year, KCCU increased its total non-brokered deposits by $91.47 million, an excellent growth rate of 17.07%. Please refer to our financial overview of Kellogg Community Credit Union (NCUA Charter# 68678) for more details.

In 1941, twelve Kellogg Company employees contributed $5 each and applied for a charter, forming a credit union to serve the financial needs of Kellogg Company employees and retirees in Battle Creek.

80 years later, Kellogg Community Credit Union is currently Michigan’s 27th largest credit union, with more than 43,000 members and assets in excess of $739 million.

How the CD Specials Compare

When compared to the similar length-of-term CDs tracked by DepositAccounts.com that require a similar minimum deposit and are available within FOM, Kellogg Community Credit Union's 17-month CD Special APY currently ranks second.

When compared to the similar length-of-term CDs tracked by DepositAccounts.com that require a similar minimum deposit and are available within FOM, Kellogg Community Credit Union's 31-month CD Special APY currently ranks second.

How the Golden Certificate Compares

When compared to the similar length-of-term CDs tracked by DepositAccounts.com that are available within FOM, Kellogg Community Credit Union's 5-year Golden Certificate APY currently ranks first, regardless of minimum deposit requirements.

The above information and rates are accurate as of 4/21/2021.

To search for the best CD rates, both nationwide and state specific, please refer to our CD Rates Table page.

Related Pages: Grand Rapids checking accounts, reward checking accounts, 1-year CD rates, 5-year CD rates

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