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|APY (Annual Percentage Yield)||
2.63% - 3.14%
|Minimum Opening Deposit||$500.00|
Bison Federal Credit Union Certificate of Deposit Account Review
Bison Federal Credit Union Certificate of Deposit Account are offered by Bison Federal Credit Union, a credit union founded in 1951 and based in Shawnee, OK. Bison Federal Credit Union Certificate of Deposit Account are available in 50 states (and Washington, DC).
- Only one share certificate type available. Bison Federal Credit Union Certificate of Deposit Account only offers traditional share certificate accounts.
- Very high annual percentage yield (APY). This account offers an annual percentage yield of up to 3.14%, which is much higher than the national average for a certificate account.
- $500.00 minimum deposit. This is a typical minimum initial deposit for the certificates we track.
- Limited selection of share certificate terms. Bison Federal Credit Union Certificate of Deposit Account only offers three share certificate terms. This limits your options when trying to set up a certificate ladder.
Pros & Cons of Bison Federal Credit Union Certificate of Deposit Account
Bison Federal Credit Union Certificate of Deposit Account FAQ
Are share certificates from Bison Federal Credit Union federally insured?
Yes, your share certificates are insured up to $250,000 per share owner for each account ownership category. The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), a federal agency, administers the insurance fund and regulates federally insured credit unions. The fund is backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. Government.
What is the difference between CDs and Share Certificates?
Certificates of Deposit (CDs) and Share Certificates are both deposit accounts where your money can grow at a fixed rate for a predetermined period of time. Both are low-risk and federally insured products designed to give you a better rate on your deposits than typical savings accounts. The main difference between them is that CDs are offered by for-profit banks, whereas Share Certificates are offered by member-owned, not-for-profit credit unions.
What types of share certificates does Bison Federal Credit Union offer?Bison Federal Credit Union Certificate of Deposit Account provides the following types of share certificates.
- Traditional share certificates. These share certificates pay a fixed interest rate if you deposit a fixed amount of money for a specific term. Once the maturity date arrives, you have the option of cashing out or automatically renewing the share certificate for another term.
What rates does Bison Federal Credit Union offer on its share certificates?
Bison Federal Credit Union Certificate of Deposit Account offers an APY starting at 2.63% and ranging up to 3.14%. APY stands for annual percentage yield and shows the interest rate paid by the share certificate after taking into account compounding. This is higher than the typical interest rate for online-only checking accounts, which is around 1% APY.
What terms does Bison Federal Credit Union Certificate of Deposit Account offer?Bison Federal Credit Union offers share certificate terms of the following lengths:
|APY (Annual Percentage Yield)||2.63% - 3.14%|
What is the minimum deposit to open a share certificate account with Bison Federal Credit Union?
Bison Federal Credit Union Certificate of Deposit Account require a minimum deposit of $500.00 to open an account.
What is the grace period for Bison Federal Credit Union Certificate of Deposit Account?
Bison Federal Credit Union Certificate of Deposit Account does not specify what their grace period is. A grace period is a period of time during which you can withdraw the money in your share certificate without paying an early withdrawal penalty. A grace period starts the day after a share certificate’s maturity date, or the final day a share certificate is opened. Standard share certificates renew automatically at the same term if you don't withdraw your money after the grace period. Note that the new share certificate rates probably won’t be the same as the original.
What types of fees, such as early withdrawal penalties, does Bison Federal Credit Union charge?
Financial institutions don't typically charge many fees on share certificates. However, most charge a fee if you choose to withdraw your money before the term ends.
Bison Federal Credit Union charges an early withdrawal fee.
Bison Federal Credit Union does charge any of the fees we track.
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