Warsaw Federal (OH) Hikes Rate On 5-Year CD


Availability: Market area is the greater Cincinnati, Ohio area.

Warsaw Bank is ending the week with a 70 basis point increase on its 5-year CD (2.75% APY). The 2.75% APY is the highest rate offered on the 5-year CD in its more than five year history. There have been 13 rate changes in those five years, with the majority of the rates at or below 2.05% APY.

2.05%$1k-Warsaw Federal5 Year CD
2.05%$50-Warsaw Federal5 Year IRA (Traditional, Roth)
Accounts mentioned in this post. Rates as of October 24, 2016.

The minimum opening deposit is $1K, with no balance cap. The 5-year CD is also available as an IRA (Traditional and Roth) earning the same APY, but with a lower minimum deposit of only $50.

According to CSR, the Early Withdrawal Penalty is a substantial 2 years interest.


Headquartered in Cincinnati, Warsaw Federal’s market area is the greater Cincinnati metropolitan area. Warsaw Federal has been operating in and around Cincinnati for more than 120 years, but has recently begun styling itself as "Banking for Cincinnati’s New Generation."

Opening a CD requires an in-person visit to either of two Ohio branches, both located in Cincinnati. Warsaw Federal also has two mortgage division offices located in Cincinnati and Columbus.

Warsaw Federal’s online platform is currently dedicated to account management and bill pay services, including the increasingly popular Popmoney.

Bank Overview

Warsaw Federal (FDIC Certificate # 28217) has an overall health grade of "B" at DepositAccounts.com, with a Texas ratio of 5.87% (excellent) based on December 31, 2015 data. Warsaw Federal has an excellent capitalization level of 14.96%, the result of holding $62.93 million in assets with $9.41 million in equity. Please refer to our financial overview of Warsaw Federal for more details.

Warsaw Federal was founded in 1893 as the Warsaw Federal Savings and Loan Association by three Cincinnatians – Franklin Walters, John Weber, and Edward Doctor. The Bank’s name was derived from its first home in the Price Hill neighborhood on Warsaw Avenue, where it shared a building with John Weber’s shoe repair shop. The main branch is still on Warsaw Avenue and "remains a friendly neighborhood savings and loan with the convenience you expect in today’s busy world."

How the CD Compares

When compared to the 176 similar length-of-term CDs tracked by DepositAccounts.com, requiring a similar minimum deposit and available to Cincinnati metro area residents, Warsaw Federal’s 5-Year CD currently shares the top spot with General Electric Credit Union’s 5-Year Share Certificate.

The above rates are accurate as of 5/26/2016.

To look for the best nationwide CD rates and the best CD rates in your state, please refer to our CD rates table or our new Rates Map page.

Anonymous   |     |   Comment #1
Rate setters at Warsaw Federal can smell the rate increases which are coming.  They are locking in these low rates while they still can.  Smart.
Anonymous   |     |   Comment #2
Perhaps, but more likely the competitive pressure from GECU in its area is/has been also offering that rate for a couple of months.
ben (anonymous)   |     |   Comment #3
they are smelling nothing but the BO of the federal reserve.  I don't see significant rate increases for long term cds on the horizon
Anonymous   |     |   Comment #5

Ya gotta doff those welder's goggles! 
Anonymous   |     |   Comment #6
Penfed did the same a few years ago. Rates went down. Now they are not offering high CD rates like they have done in the past.
Anonymous   |     |   Comment #4
Too bad you can't just call or open one online. This is a very good rate on a 5 year CD as I see the FED dragging it's feet until December at the earliest. I live in Michigan I might just drive down there and plunk $100,000 in one of these.
Warsaw Federal (OH) Hikes Rates On 18-Month CD
Availability: Market area is the greater Cincinnati, Ohio area.

It has been almost two years since Warsaw Bank increased the rate on its 18-month CD. The rather dismal 0.65% APY was substantially increased last week by 87 basis points, resulting in a new APY of 1.52%.

The 1.52% APY is the highest rate offered on the 18-month CD in its nearly five year history. There have been nine rate changes in those five years, with all rates below 1.00% APY.

The minimum opening deposit is $1K, with...

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