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United Central Bank 2.5% APY Savings Account

May 8th, 2009

United Central Bank is offering a Global Savings Account with a 2.5% APY for balances over $50,000, 2% APY on balances from $25,000-$50,000, and 1.5% on balances under $25,000. You need a $1,000 balance in order to avoid their $10 monthly fee however.

United Central Bank is also offering a lot of other competitive financial products as well. They have a Global Money Market Account which boasts a 2.39% APY for balances of $5,000 to $75,000, 2.59% APY for balances from $75,000 to $300,000, and 3.10% APY for balances over $1,000,000. You need at least $5,000 to avoid their $10 monthly fee.

United Central Bank is offering a pretty good deal in their Fixed Rate Super Saver Installment CD. You get a 3.40% APY for terms from 1 to 5 years. The installment certificate of deposit requires that you make monthly additions to the account from a linked checking account.

In terms of CD rates United Central is currently offering 2% APY for 3 months, 2.25% APY for 6 months and 2.5% APY for 1 year. You can also open an IRA at these same rates.

One drawback is that opening an account at United Central requires a branch visit. Branches are located in California, Georgia, Maryland, Texas, and Virginia.

United Central Bank has a 3 out of 5 star soundness rating from bankrate and is insured by the FDIC.

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  1. May 22nd, 2012 at 22:52 | #1

    Its great that ING is giving the $25 bonus. And tnkahs to you for sharing the information. I think most people should have accounts with these virtual banks since they don’t charge transaction fees!!

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