Savings Accounts + CDs


Savings accounts and CDs are a safe way to store and grow your money. Learn how interest works and how to open an account below!

Savings Accounts

Fast Facts: Young Americans Bank Savings Accounts

  • Minimum opening deposit – $5
  • Interest paid quarterly
  • No monthly service charges (if a deposit or withdrawal is made once every 3 years)
  • Quarterly statements (monthly if electronic transactional activity)
  • Deposit by mail (checks only), night drop or any branch
  • Ready to open an account? Click HERE for the three easy steps.

Why Save?

At Young Americans Bank, we think learning how to save money is one of the most important things a young person can do. Saving a little every day, week, or month can help you buy things like a bike or a car. It can help you have money available in case of an emergency. It can also help you save for long-term goals like paying for college or getting your own apartment.

Benefits of a Savings Account

Money in a savings account grows because it earns interest. Interest rates can change and a savings account will ‘earn’ the current interest rate. (Check with Young Americans Bank for the most recent rates.)

With a savings account, you can put in (deposit) or take out (withdraw) money at any time.

Today, there are thousands of savings accounts at Young Americans Bank – that’s a lot of young people working hard at saving their money!

Certificate of Deposit (CDs)

Fast Facts: Young Americans Bank CD

  • Minimum deposit is $100
  • Terms (how long you leave your money in the bank): 6 months, 1 year, 2 year
  • Interest paid quarterly
  • Statements mailed annually
  • Automatically renewable (you have 10 calendar days after your CD ‘matures’ to withdraw your money. If you don’t, it will automatically renew for the same amount of time at the current interest rate.)

What is a CD?

A CD is like a savings account – but you have to leave your money in the bank for a certain period of time. Because your money stays in the bank longer, we pay you more interest than a savings account. When you purchase a CD, you are ‘locked’ into the interest rate that was offered at the time you deposited your money until maturity.

You are not allowed to withdraw from a CD until your term is up (unless you want to pay a penalty).

Penalties for early withdrawal at Young Americans Bank:

  • 6 month CD = 1 month interest (you will not receive 1 month of interest that you earned)
  • 1 year CD = 3 months interest
  • 2 year CD = 3 months interest

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