Neighbors Federal Credit Union has several competitive rates on its Jumbo share certificates. Minimum deposit is $100,000. Rates are 25 basis points lower for the regular share certificates which have minimum deposit of $1,500. The same rates are also available for IRA certificates. Below is a summary of the rates as listed in the Jumbo certificates page as of 11/24/2010:
- 1.26% APY 6 months
- 1.51% APY 1 year
- 2.02% APY 2 years
- 2.53% APY 3 years
- 2.78% APY 4 years
- 3.30% APY 5 years
As a comparison to internet banks on 11/24/2010, the best 5-year CD rate is 2.60% APY at Discover Bank, and the best 3-year CD rate is 2.05% APY at Bank of Internet USA. For credit unions with easy membership, the best 5-year and 3-year CD rates are 3.03% APY and 2.27% APY at Melrose Credit Union.
The credit union also offers a high yield reward checking account. The account used to have a yield of 4.51% APY for balances up to $25K. Both the rate and balance cap have fallen. It's now 3.51% APY for up to $10K (see post).
Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships, or attends school in any of the following 9 Louisiana parishes: East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, Ascension, Livingston, Iberville, Pointe Coupee, East Feliciana, West Feliciana, and Saint Helena. Please refer to the credit union's How to Join Page for the full details. Membership requires a minimum balance of $5 in the Members Savings account.
Branches are located in Baton Rouge, Zachary, Denham Springs and Prairieville.
Neighbors FCU has an overall health rating at DepositAccounts.com of 4 out of 5 with a Texas Ratio of 4.83% (excellent) based on June 2010 data. Please refer to our financial overview of Neighbors Federal Credit Union for more details. The credit union is federally insured by the NCUA (Charter # 9229).
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