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ESL Federal Credit Union Certificate

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ESL Federal Credit Union Certificate

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in CD Accounts from ESL Federal Credit Union · Insured by NCUA

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Minimum Opening Deposit Starting at $500
Certificate Term
  • 1 month
  • 3 months
  • 6 months
  • 9 months
  • 12 months
  • 18 months
  • 2 years
  • 3 years
  • 4 years
  • 5 years
  • 6 years
  • 7 years
  • 10 years
APY (Annual Percentage Yield) 0.05% - 0.40%

ESL Federal Credit Union Certificate Review

ESL Federal Credit Union Certificate is offered by ESL Federal Credit Union, a credit union founded in 1920 and based in Rochester, NY. ESL Federal Credit Union Certificate is available in 1 state across the USA.

Key Takeaways
  • Very high APY. This account offers an annual percentage yield of up to 0.40%, which is much higher than the national average for a certificate account.
  • $500 minimum deposit. This is a typical minimum initial deposit for the certificates we track.
  • Wide selection of certificate terms. ESL Certificate allows you to create a certificate ladder by spreading your cash across certificates with different terms. This combines the benefits of frequent access to funds and higher rates of return on your savings.
Pros & Cons of ESL Federal Credit Union Certificate
Pros Cons
  • Insured by NCUA.
  • Multiple certificate terms available.
  • High-dividend yield
  • No charge on incoming domestic or international wire transfers.
  • Only available in one state.
  • There isn't a no-penalty certificate option.
ESL Federal Credit Union Certificate FAQ

Are cd accounts from ESL Federal Credit Union federally insured?

Yes, your ESL Federal Credit Union cd accounts 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 types of CDs does ESL Federal Credit Union offer?

ESL Certificate provides the following types of CDs.
  • Traditional CDs. These CDs pay a fixed interest rate i you deposit a fixed amount of money for a specific term. Once the maturity date arrives, you have the option of cashing out or rolling over the CD for another term.
  • Jumbo CDs. A jumbo CD requires a higher minimum balance than that required by traditional CDs. In exchange, jumbo CDs pay higher interest rates.
  • IRA CDs. An IRA CD is a type of IRA that consists entirely of CDs. In general, you can invest in CDs in any IRA, but ESL Certificate offers a CD that is specifically for retirement.

What CD rates does ESL Federal Credit Union offer on its CDs?

ESL Certificate offers an APY starting at 0.05% and ranging up to 0.40%. APY stands for annual percentage yield and shows the interest rate paid by the CD after taking into account compounding.

What terms does ESL Certificate offer?

ESL Federal Credit Union offers CD terms of the following lengths:
ESL Federal Credit Union Certificate Rates & Terms
Description
2-Year APY 0.15%
3-Month APY 0.10%
3-Year APY 0.15%
4-Year APY 0.15%
5-Year APY 0.20%
6-Month APY 0.10%
7-Year APY 0.30%
12-Month APY 0.15%
APY (Annual Percentage Yield) 0.05% - 0.40%

What is the minimum deposit to open a CD account with ESL Federal Credit Union?

ESL Certificate requires a minimum deposit of $500 to open an account.

What is the grace period for ESL Certificate?

There is a 7-day grace period for ESL Certificate. A grace period is a period of time during which you can withdraw the money in your CD without paying an early withdrawal penalty. A grace period starts the day after a CD’s maturity date, or the final day a CD is opened. Standard CDs renew automatically at the same term if you don't withdraw your money after the 7-day grace period. Note that the new CD rates probably won’t be the same as the original.

What types of fees, such as early withdrawal penalties, does ESL Certificate charge?

Financial institutions don't typically charge many fees on CDs. However, most charge a fee if you choose to withdraw your money before the CD term ends.

ESL Federal Credit Union does not charge an early withdrawal fee.

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Hours of Operation

  • Sunday Closed
  • Monday 7:00am - 7:00pm
  • Tuesday 7:00am - 7:00pm
  • Wednesday 7:00am - 7:00pm
  • Thursday 7:00am - 7:00pm
  • Friday 7:00am - 7:00pm
  • Saturday 8:30am - 2:00pm

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Availability

  Available in 1 state
New York
Availabile in all of New York

Feature Breakdown

Minimum Opening Deposit Starting at $500
2-Year APY 0.15%
3-Month APY 0.10%
3-Year APY 0.15%
4-Year APY 0.15%
5-Year APY 0.20%
6-Month APY 0.10%
7-Year APY 0.30%
12-Month APY 0.15%
APY (Annual Percentage Yield) 0.05% - 0.40%
CD Accounts
  • IRA
  • Jumbo
  • Traditional
Grace Period for Account Changes 7 days
Certificate Term
  • 1 month
  • 3 months
  • 6 months
  • 9 months
  • 12 months
  • 18 months
  • 2 years
  • 3 years
  • 4 years
  • 5 years
  • 6 years
  • 7 years
  • 10 years

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SUPERMONEY NET RECOMMENDATION SCORE

This product is strongly not recommended by SuperMoney users with a score of -100, equating to 1 on a 5 point rating scale.

-100

Recommendation score measures the loyalty between a provider and a consumer. It's at +100 if everybody recommends the provider, and at -100 when no one recommends.

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