Advertising Disclosure

Featured 1-Year CD Rates
Featured Accounts

6 Month IRA Rates

Compare rates on 6 month IRAs from banks and credit unions. Use the filter box below to customize your results. Click here to learn more about 6-month IRA CDs and how they can be a beneficial tool in your retirement strategy.

Deposit Amount
Advanced options

Include credit unions with membership based on any industries that you or immediate family members currently or have previously worked in:

119 Results

Nationwide Only
Communitywide FCU6 Month IRA (Traditional, Roth)3 Reviews
TIAA Bank9 Month Yield Pledge IRA (Traditional, Roth)8 Reviews
Service Credit Union6 Month SEG IRA Certificate (Traditional, CESA, Roth)20 Reviews
People's Trust FCU9 Month IRA (Traditional, Roth, CESA, SEP)2 Reviews
Signature FCU9 Month IRA Certificate (Traditional, Roth, CESA)5 Reviews
Financial Resources FCU9 Month IRA Special (Traditional, Roth, CESA)2 Reviews
Bethpage FCU6 Month IRA (Traditional, Roth)8 Reviews
Nationwide Bank6 Month IRA (Traditional, Roth, CESA, SEP)174 Reviews
United States Senate FCU6-12 Month IRA (Traditional, Roth, SEP)5 Reviews
M.Y. Safra Bank9 Month Classic IRA (Traditional, Roth)3 Reviews
American Heritage FCU9 Month IRA Certificate (Traditional, Roth, CESA)3 Reviews
AFFCU6 Month IRA (Traditional, Roth, CESA)
MTC FCU6 Month Share Plus IRA (Traditional, Roth)
Synchrony Bank9 Month IRA CD (Traditional, Roth)291 Reviews
Ally BankIRA High Yield 9-Month CD (Traditional, Roth, SEP)664 Reviews
Technology Credit Union9 - 11 Month IRA (Traditional, Roth)9 Reviews
Kinecta FCU6 Month IRA (Traditional, Roth)6 Reviews
Mountain America Credit Union6 Month IRA (Traditional, Roth)24 Reviews
Interior FCU6 Month IRA Certificate (Traditional, Roth, CESA)
Premier Members Credit Union6 Months IRA (Traditional, Roth)2 Reviews
NuVision FCU6 Month IRA (Traditional, Roth, CESA, SEP)
Utah First FCU6 Month IRA (Traditional, Roth, CESA)2 Reviews
Wings Financial Credit Union6 Month Dividend Paid Quarterly IRA (Traditional, Roth, CESA)34 Reviews
Partner Colorado Credit Union6 Month IRA (Traditional, Roth, CESA, SEP)2 Reviews
GTE Financial6 Month IRA Certificate (Traditional, CESA, Roth, SEP)26 Reviews
Amalgamated Bank7 Month Promotional IRA (In Branch Only) (Traditional, Roth)
Matadors Community Credit Union6 Month IRA (Traditional, Roth)1 Review
Tampa Bay FCU6 - 11 Month IRA Certificate (Traditional, Roth, CESA)6 Reviews
ConnectOne Bank6 Month Personal IRA4 Reviews
Northpointe Bank6 - 11 Month Fixed IRA29 Reviews
Michigan State University FCU6 Month IRA (Traditional, Roth, CESA, SEP)7 Reviews
Pen Air FCU6 Month IRA (Traditional, Roth, SEP, CESA)11 Reviews
SCE FCU6 Month IRA (Traditional, Roth, CESA)1 Review
ABCO FCU6 Month IRA CD (Traditional, Roth, CESA)6 Reviews
Freedom Credit Union (PA)6 Month IRA CD (Traditional, CESA, Roth)3 Reviews
AgFed Credit Union6 Month IRA Certificate (Traditional, Roth, CESA)4 Reviews
SunWest6 Month IRA Certificate

Displaying 1-40 of 119 Results

6-Month IRA CD

A short term IRA CD could be a beneficial part of your investment strategy, depending on your overall personal finance goals. The 6-Month IRA CD, or 180 Day IRA, basically offers you a way to take advantage of IRA (Individual Retirement Accounts) tax implications while keeping your funds relatively liquid during a season of interest rate increases. The IRA component of this product limits how you can use the funds contained within it, and the CD component limits potential growth, as well as well as the product’s time horizon.

Within an IRA Savings Account, you are able to allocate contributed funds into different investments (e.g., mutual funds, stock funds, index funds), the range of possible investments being determined by the bank issuing the IRA. As a result, a lot of standard IRA Savings Accounts come with management fees, and your return will fluctuate based on the performance of the underlying investments. IRA CDs, on the other hand, guarantee a specific return and are more likely to avoid costly management fees.

Laddering a 6-month IRA CD would give you the option to reinvest it at its maturity date or put it into a standard IRA account (in order to avoid the penalties associated with cashing out the IRA). Though it varies based on current CD rates, banks and credit unions usually offer 6-month IRA CD interest rates that are comparable to a standard savings or IRA account. Many financial institutions have an online banking system enabling consumer to apply online for IRA CDs. An ACH transfer is usually easy to set up and is an easy way to fund the account.

* The APY (Annual Percentage Yield) shown is based on the deposit amount selected. Expand the listing to see APYs for other deposit amounts.
† The rates for some products vary by region. In these cases we have listed the rates for the region closest to the bank's headquarters.

The financial institution, product, and APY (Annual Percentage Yield) data displayed on this website is gathered from various sources and may not reflect all of the offers available in your region. Although we strive to provide the most accurate data possible, we cannot guarantee its accuracy. The content displayed is for general information purposes only; always verify account details and availability with the financial institution before opening an account. Contact to report inaccurate info or to request offers be included in this website. We are not affiliated with the financial institutions included in this website.