Update 11/21/09: The terms of the CD specials have been lengthened a little. As shown on the bank's CD specials page, these are now a 2.26% APY 9-month CD and a 2.50% APY 15-month CD.
The Farmers Bank is offering two very competitive CD specials: a 2.26% APY 7-month CD and a 2.50% APY 13-month CD. Minimum deposit is $1,000. These specials are listed on the bank's front page and in this CD specials page as of 9/28/09.
Update 10/07/09: A reader was told by the branch manager at their Portland office that they can accept out-of-state deposits. Contact the bank for account opening details. Please note that small banks often change their policy on this.
The bank's ratings for safety soundness are fair: 3½ stars (good) at BauerFinancial (based on 6/30/09 data) and 3 stars (performing) at Bankrate.com (based on 3/31/09 data). The bank has been a FDIC member since 1934 (FDIC Certificate # 1696).
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