Rising Bank

Deposits held and insured by Midwest BankCentre

Overview / Commentary
2191 Lemay Ferry Road
Lemay, MO 63125
Deposits held and insured by Midwest BankCentre

Rising Bank is an online subsidiary of Midwest BankCentre, a well-established community bank based in St. Louis with total assets worth $1.9 billion. Rising Bank was launched in 2018, and carries a bare-bones suite of savings products, including:

  • A high-yield savings account

  • Term CDs (1-, 2- and 3-year terms available)

  • A jumbo CD (2-year term available)

  • Rising CDs (18- and 36-month terms available)

Each product comes with fairly standard terms. You can make up to six withdrawals per month from the high-yield savings account, and CDs will automatically renew unless you withdraw the money during a 10-day grace period.

The bank’s Rising CDs, on the other hand, are a unique twist on a traditional bump-up CD. You can opt to boost your interest rate once per term (or twice per term, for 36-month Rising CDs) if the rates that the bank offers do indeed increase. You can also make an additional deposit at any time (or two deposits, for 36-month Rising CDs), but each deposit has to be at least $5,000 or more.

The rates offered on each of these accounts are very competitive, and land near the top of the class within each of the product categories on DepositAccounts. In addition, there are no monthly fees with any of its accounts, although you do need to keep a high minimum deposit amount (at least $1,000 for its term CDs and high-yield savings account, $25,000 for Rising CDs and $100,000 for jumbo CDs) in order to earn any interest.

Rising Bank’s website is clean and easy to navigate, which isn’t surprising given that it only offers a small suite of products. All of your account management can be done from its online site. The bank also offers a mobile app, although it’s unclear if you can use it to do certain commonplace things, such as deposit a check into your savings account or open a new account type.

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Rising Bank 1-Year Term CD Has New Rate-Leading APY - 3/25/2023

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Rising Bank Bumps 1-Year and 15-Month CD Rates Upward - 3/13/2023

Rising Bank has raised its nationally available 1-year and 15-month CD rates to near rate-leading levels. Minimum opening deposit is $1k, with no stated balance cap.

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Pleasure Doing Business

Although it it's an online Bank you get service like you would in the old days from your local Branch. Am enjoying working with Tom there.

Great Experience

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Recently opened a CD account online. It was a GREAT experience. Everything went smoothly. The ACH funding from external account was fast. Got done in a couple of business days. They do NOT have online POD option. You have to email/secure message them with details about your beneficiary. Well, that was excellent as well. Got done in one day. Website is not that great, but good enough for basic operations. Many account related functions are not available online--like maturity settings, beneficiary change options, etc. But, overall, not a bad experience. I would recommend it if they continue to offer great rates.

Small Warning About Rising Bank No-Penalty Cds

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To start, let me say that the folks who handle customer support at Rising Bank are friendly and competent. They fix stuff when it doesn't work and have been very honest in my experience.

The small gotcha I want to mention is that Rising Bank's no-penalty CDs are not exactly no-penalty.

If you need to close a CD early, you will not be credited with that month's interest if you do so before the posting date (monthly anniversary of the account opening date).

I had a few no-penalty CDs I needed to close just before the actual maturity and called to do this, but, as I mentioned above, the agent I spoke with was unfailingly honest and said that the last month's interest would not post since the posting date had passed.

I decided to pull the money from a regular savings account and hang in there for the remaining two weeks and let the CDs mature, at which point, I'd close them out through the web banking messaging feature.

Again, small gotcha, wish this wasn't the case, but I was warned and given the option, so kudos for honesty and being upfront.

Rising Bank Does Not Pay Accrued Interest If CD Early Withdrawal

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Rising Bank has a very good rate for a No Penalty CD a few months ago and I opened one.

The process was easy and I got quick and expert help with a few questions. Excellent service.

Now that rates have gone up, I looked into the details of closing the CD.

First, interest is credited to the account every three months (one month is typical in my experience). This reduces compounding a tiny bit (as I understand it).

Second, if the account is closed, accrued interest is not paid. Below is a copy/paste from the T&C document. Closing shortly after interest is paid can minimize this.

Effect of closing an account -
If you close your account before interest is credited, you will not receive the accrued interest.



Data as of Q2 2023

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Health Grade Components

FDIC Certificate #1058
Year Established1906
Primary RegulatorFED
Profit Margin
Return on Assets - YTD1.12%
Return on Equity - YTD10.77%
Annual Interest Income$62.4MM
Assets and Liabilities
AssetsQ2 2023vs Q2 2022$2.67B$2.43B
LoansQ2 2023vs Q2 2022$2.08B$1.94B
DepositsQ2 2023vs Q2 2022$2.24B$1.91B
Equity CapitalQ2 2023vs Q2 2022$277.4MM$266.0MM
Loan Loss AllowanceQ2 2023vs Q2 2022$27.0MM$22.9MM
Unbacked Noncurrent LoansQ2 2023vs Q2 2022$8.5MM$5.4MM
Real Estate OwnedQ2 2023vs Q2 2022$465.00K$904.00K
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Rising Bank Savings Account Rates

5.00%$1k$500kHigh Yield Savings Account

Rising Bank Checking Account Rates

0.30%$1k$500kRising Checking

Rising Bank CD Rates

5.25%$1k$1m1 Year Term CD
5.25%$1k$1m6 Month Term CD
5.00%$1k$1m15 Month Term CD
4.95%$100k$1m2 Year Jumbo CD
4.90%$1k$1m2 Year Term CD
4.90%$5k$1m18 Month Rising CD
4.40%$10k$1m26 Month Rising CD
3.85%$1k$1m3 Year Term CD

Rising Bank is an Internet only bank and does not have branch locations. Its headquarters is located at 2191 Lemay Ferry Road - Lemay, MO 63125

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