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Great Lakes Credit Union Share Certificate

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Highlights
Minimum Opening Deposit Starting at $1,000
Certificate Term
  • 12 months
  • 2 years
  • 3 years
  • 4 years
  • 5 years
APY (Annual Percentage Yield) 0.15% - 0.25%

Great Lakes Credit Union Share Certificate Review

Great Lakes Credit Union Share Certificate is offered by Great Lakes Credit Union, a credit union founded in 1938 and based in Bannockburn, IL. Great Lakes Credit Union Share Certificate is available in 1 state across the USA.

Key Takeaways
  • Small selection of CD account types. Great Lakes Credit Union CD only offers traditional and IRA CDs.
  • Very high APY. This account offers an annual percentage yield of up to 0.25%, which is much higher than the national average for a certificate account.
  • $1,000 minimum deposit. This is a typical minimum initial deposit for the certificates we track.
  • Wide selection of certificate terms. Great Lakes Credit Union CD 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 Great Lakes Credit Union Share 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.
Great Lakes Credit Union Share Certificate FAQ

Are cd accounts from Great Lakes Credit Union federally insured?

Yes, your Great Lakes 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 Great Lakes Credit Union offer?

Great Lakes Credit Union CD 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.
  • 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 Great Lakes Credit Union CD offers a CD that is specifically for retirement.

What CD rates does Great Lakes Credit Union offer on its CDs?

Great Lakes Credit Union CD offers an APY starting at 0.15% and ranging up to 0.25%. APY stands for annual percentage yield and shows the interest rate paid by the CD after taking into account compounding.

What terms does Great Lakes Credit Union CD offer?

Great Lakes Credit Union offers CD terms of the following lengths:
Great Lakes Credit Union Share Certificate Rates & Terms
Description
2-Year APY 0.20%
3-Year APY 0.20%
4-Year APY 0.25%
5-Year APY 0.25%
12-Month APY 0.15%
APY (Annual Percentage Yield) 0.15% - 0.25%

What is the minimum deposit to open a CD account with Great Lakes Credit Union?

Great Lakes Credit Union CD requires a minimum deposit of $1,000 to open an account.

What is the grace period for Great Lakes Credit Union CD?

There is a 7-day grace period for Great Lakes Credit Union CD. 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 Great Lakes Credit Union CD 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.

Great Lakes Credit Union does not charge an early withdrawal fee.

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Contact

  • Headquarters
  •   P.O. Box 1289
    Bannockburn, IL 60015
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Hours of Operation

  • Sunday Closed
  • Monday 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday 9:00am - 1:00pm

Other Services by Great Lakes Credit Union

Availability

  Available in 1 state
Illinois
Availabile in all of Illinois

Feature Breakdown

Minimum Opening Deposit Starting at $1,000
2-Year APY 0.20%
3-Year APY 0.20%
4-Year APY 0.25%
5-Year APY 0.25%
12-Month APY 0.15%
APY (Annual Percentage Yield) 0.15% - 0.25%
CD Accounts
  • Traditional
  • IRA
Grace Period for Account Changes 7 days
Certificate Term
  • 12 months
  • 2 years
  • 3 years
  • 4 years
  • 5 years

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