Telhio Credit Union (Ohio) Raises Rate on High Yield Checking Account


Telhio Credit Union (Ohio) has recently raised the rate on its High Yield Share Checking Account to 2.02% APY on balances between $5K and $15K. Balances between $15K and $25K earn 1.26%, and balances over $25K earn 0.75% APY. If the account balance falls below $5K, no interest will be earned.

Telhio Credit Union also has a promotion that pays a cash bonus up to $200 on new checking accounts. Please refer to DA's August 12, 2014 Forum posting for more details and links. Thanks to DA member Cas Saint Denis for the Forum posting.

High Yield Share Checking Account Monthly Requirements

  • Login to Online Banking
  • Use eStatements
  • Have at least 25 debit card transactions

For complete details, please refer to Telhio Credit Union’s Checking Account page.

2.02*%$5k$15kTelhio Credit UnionHigh-yield Share Checking Account
Accounts mentioned in this post. Rates as of October 26, 2016.


Telhio Credit Union membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships, or goes to school in Franklin, Fairfield and Delaware Counties and the surrounding communities, including Dublin, Johnstown, London, Orient, Pataskala and Reynoldsburg. In addition to the residency based membership, Telhio Credit Union serves several Select Employer Groups in a variety of industries including accounting, automotive, manufacturing, medical, real estate and telecommunications.

Joining Telhio Credit Union and/or opening a checking account can be done online or in person at any of six branches located in Columbus (4), Grove City and Worthington.

Credit Union Overview

Telhio Credit Union has an overall health rating of A on, with a Texas Ratio of 4.75% (excellent), as of June 30, 2014. Telhio Credit Union increased its total deposits by $20.78 Million in the past year, a growth rate of 4.91% (excellent). Please refer to our financial overview of Telhio Credit Union for more details.

Telhio Credit Union (NUCA Certificate # 62848) began in 1934 as a credit union for Columbus Telephone Company employees. The scope and services of Telhio Credit Union have expanded over the past 80 years, and today has over 47,000 members and assets in excess of $529 Million.

How the Rate Compares

When compared to other high yield checking accounts tracked by, with a $15K maximum and available to Ohio residents, Telhio Credit Union’s High Yield Share Checking Account is competitive:

Interest Rate CD Length Institution
2.50% APY Get Green Checking Kemba Credit Union
2.02% APY High Yield Share Checking Telhio Credit Union
2.01% APY Dream Big Checking Westfield Bank SFB

The above rates are accurate as of 9/22/2014.

To find the best rates on liquid accounts in your state or that are nationally available, please refer to our high yield checking account rate table and personal checking account rate table.

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