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Desert Financial Credit Union Membership Savings Account

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Highlights
Monthly Fee $0 - $5
APY (Annual Percentage Yield) Up to 0.10%
APY Minimum Balance N/A

Desert Financial Credit Union Membership Savings Account Review

Desert Financial Credit Union Membership Savings Account is offered by Desert Financial Credit Union, a credit union founded in 1939 and based in Phoenix, AZ. Desert Financial Credit Union Membership Savings Account is available in 1 state across the USA.

Key Takeaways
  • Higher than average APY. Desert Financial Credit Union Membership Savings Account has an annual percentage yield of up to 0.10%, which is higher than the national average interest rate on savings accounts.
  • $0 monthly Service Charge available. This account charges a monthly service fee of up to $5, but the fee is waived if you keep a minimum balance of $25.
  • No ATM fees. Desert Financial Credit Union Membership Savings Account does not charge fees on ATM transactions.
  • Bill pay. Pay your bills to practically anyone in the United States through Desert Financial Credit Union.
Desert Schools savings account Pros & Cons
Pros Cons
  • Dividend-yielding account
  • Insured by NCUA.
  • Access to physical branches.
  • No charge on incoming domestic or international wire transfers.
  • No signup bonus.
  • No ATM access to Desert Financial Credit Union Membership Savings Account.
  • Does not come with a debit card
  • Only available in one state.
  • Higher than average wire transfer fees.
  • Monthly service charge.
Desert Schools savings account FAQ

Are savings accounts from Desert Financial Credit Union federally insured?

Yes, your Desert Financial Credit Union savings 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.

Does Desert Financial Credit Union offer a signup bonus?

Desert Schools savings account doesn't offer a signup bonus.

What is the minimum initial deposit for Desert Schools savings account?

The minimum deposit to open a Desert Schools savings account is $25.
Desert Financial Credit Union Membership Savings Account Minimums
Description
Minimum Balance to Avoid Monthly Fee $25
Minimum Opening Deposit Starting at $25
Minimum Required Balance $25

What APY does Desert Financial Credit Union offer?

Desert Schools savings account offers an APY up to 0.10% (APY stands for annual percentage yield, rates may change).

What fees does Desert Schools savings account charge?

Desert Schools savings account does not charge a monthly service fee. See the fee breakdown section below to view all fees.

However, you can waive the monthly fees if you have a minimum daily balance of $25.

  • Outgoing domestic bank transfers come with a $20 fee.
  • Outgoing international bank transfers come with a $60 fee. You can save a ton of money in fees if you use use a nonbank money transfer service.
  • Desert Schools savings account charges a $25 fee for an early account closure. Contact Desert Schools savings account for more details on what is considered an early closure.
  • Desert Schools savings account charges $2 every time you request a paper statement.

What features and perks does Desert Schools savings account offer?

This savings account includes the following features:

  • Fraud monitoring - Desert Schools savings account monitors transactions for potentially fraudulent activity, such as when a debit card is unexpectedly used in a different location, or you make a sudden string of costly purchases.
  • Free Online Bill Pay - Online Bill Pay allows you to pay bills easily from your account.
  • Mobile Banking Services - Desert Schools savings account allows you to manage your money online or with a mobile app. This includes depositing checks in your account with a mobile app on your smartphone.
  • Nationwide ATM network - Conveniently transact at a nearby ATM.

Can you set up a direct deposit to Desert Schools savings account?

In most cases, the answer is yes. However, it depends on the direct deposit program your employer uses. Most direct deposit programs allow you to send your paycheck to a savings or checking account. In some cases, you can even split your paycheck between the two.

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Contact

  • Headquarters
  •   148 N. 48th Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85035
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Hours of Operation

  • Sunday Closed
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 10:00am - 7:00pm
  • Wednesday 10:00am - 7:00pm
  • Thursday 10:00am - 7:00pm
  • Friday 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday Closed

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Availability

  Available in 1 state
Arizona
Availabile in all of Arizona

Feature Breakdown

Minimum Balance to Avoid Monthly Fee $25
Minimum Opening Deposit Starting at $25
Minimum Required Balance $25
Early Account Closure $25
Monthly Fee $0 - $5
Paper Statement Fee $2
Returned Deposit Fee (Domestic) $35
Wire Transfer Fee - Domestic (Outgoing) $20
Wire Transfer Fee - International (Outgoing) $60
Bauer Financial A+/A Rating
Account Features
  • No ATM Fees
  • Free Bill Pay
  • Mobile Check Deposit
  • No Monthly Maintenance Fee
  • Interest Bearing Account
  • Nationwide ATM Network
  • Mobile Banking
  • Fraud Monitoring
  • Automatic Transfers
  • Bauer Financial A+/A Rating
  • Insured by NCUA
  • Branch Access
APY (Annual Percentage Yield) Up to 0.10%

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