Our Money Market and Higher Yield Savings accounts are both great savings vehicles when you're looking for a no-risk return on your money. Your funds at Hanscom FCU are federally insured up to at least $250,000 by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), an agency of the federal government. The following chart can help you understand how these accounts differ from each other so you can make the best decision for your finances.
Tiered money market rates allow you to earn more on higher balances. You earn dividends on your savings without a long-term commitment.
Gives you a higher rate of return on a high savings balance without losing liquidity.
Balance to Earn
|No dividends are earned on any day when the ending balance is below $2,000.||No dividends are earned on any day when the ending balance is below $25,000|
|Rate Structure||Your earnings rate increases as your balance increases. Our online rate sheet has current dividend rates for each tier:
|Your earnings rate remains
the same when your balance is $25,000 or more. Our online rate sheet has current dividend rates:
|Checks||50 free Hanscom FCU Money Market Account checks||No checks available for this account|
withdrawals. Make up to
6 additional withdrawals per month, including transfers to other Hanscom FCU accounts
by telephone or Online
Access HD. Three of these 6 withdrawals may be made by check (minimum $250). Automatic withdrawals are not allowed.
|Make one withdrawal per month with no penalty or fees. A $25 fee for each additional withdrawal per month will apply.|
We make signing up for a Hanscom FCU Money Market or Higher Yield Savings account easy. Just visit us online at www.hfcu.org/save, call us at 800-656-4328, or stop by one of our branches to open an account today.
Others are reading:
- Savings: Your Key to Success
- Earn More With a Certificate Laddering Strategy
- Emergency Savings Accounts: Where to Stash Your Cash
- CU Thrive: The Automated Savings Program
- All About Emergency Savings Accounts or ESAs
*APY = Annual Percentage Yield. No minimum balance requirements apply to this account. Rates for a CU Thrive Account are fixed for the full term (12 months) with a maximum contribution amount of $500 per month. You may schedule transfers up to $500.00 (minimum $5.00 ) each month from a Hanscom FCU checking account. This account will not automatically renew at maturity. There can only be one CU Thrive account open per membership. Please refer to the Disclosure for Personal Accounts for more information. Early withdrawal penalties may apply to certificates. Fees may reduce earnings and the principal amount may be reduced to cover the penalty. To get started click here, stop by any office or call our Member Services Department at 800-656-4328.↵