Rates

Rates effective as of 11-17-2014

Certificate of Deposit Rates
Individual Retirement Account Rates
Account Type
Frequency of Compounding
Minimum Deposit
Minimum Balance to Earn APY*
Interest Rate
APY*
3 Month CD
# Quarterly
$1,000.00
$1,000.00
0.10%
0.10%
6 Month CD
# Semi-Annually
$1,000.00
$1,000.00
0.15% 0.15%
12 Month CD
# Semi-Annually
$500.00
$500.00
0.30% 0.30%
15 Month CD**
# Semi-Annually
$500.00
$500.00
0.85% 0.85%
18 Month CD
@ Semi-Annually
$500.00
$500.00
0.40% 0.40%
24 Month CD
@ Semi-Annually
$500.00
$500.00
0.50% 0.50%
30 Month CD
@ Semi-Annually
$500.00
$500.00
0.65% 0.65%
36 Month CD
@ Semi-Annually
$500.00
$500.00
0.75% 0.75%
37 Month CD***
@ Semi-Annually
$500.00
$500.00
1.50% 1.51%
48 Month CD
& Semi-Annually
$500.00
$500.00
1.15% 1.15%
60 Month CD
& Semi-Annually
$500.00
$500.00
1.30% 1.30%
  • *APY = Annual Percentage Yield / The APY assumes interest will remain on deposit. A withdrawal will reduce earnings.
  • Rates are subject to change at any time without notice.
  • **15 Month CD will renew as a 12 Month CD if not redeemed at maturity.
  • ***37 Month CD will renew as a 36 Month CD if not redeemed at maturity.
  • Certificates not automatically renewed will not earn interest after maturity. All certificates may be automatically renewable unless noted otherwise. There is a 10 day grace period on automatically renewed CDs.
  • IRA Certificates will automatically renew.
  • A penalty may be imposed for withdrawals before maturity on Certificates of Deposit.
    • # - Penalty for early withdrawal equal to 30 days interest
    • @ - Penalty for early withdrawal equal to 90 days interest
    • & - Penalty for early withdrawal equal to 180 days interest
  • Interest begins to accrue on the business day you deposit noncash items (for example, checks).
  • We use the daily balance method to calculate the interest on your account. This method applies a daily periodic rate to the principal balance in the account each day.

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Effingham First CD Rates
Account Type
Frequency of Compounding
Minimum Deposit
Minimum Balance to Earn APY*
Interest Rate
APY*
6 Month Variable CD
# N/A
$1,000.00
$1,000.00
0.15%
0.15%
12 Month Variable CD
# N/A
$1,000.00
$1,000.00
0.30%
0.30%
  • *APY = Annual Percentage Yield / The APY assumes interest will remain on deposit. A withdrawal will reduce earnings.
  • Rates are subject to change at any time without notice.
  • For variable rate accounts the rate may change after the account is opened.
  • Certificates are automatically renewed.
  • A penalty may be imposed for withdrawals before maturity on Certificates of Deposit.
    • # - Penalty for early withdrawal equal to 30 days interest
    • @ - Penalty for early withdrawal equal to 90 days interest
    • & - Penalty for early withdrawal equal to 180 days interest
  • Interest begins to accrue on the business day you deposit noncash items (for example, checks).
  • We use the daily balance method to calculate the interest on your account. This method applies a daily periodic rate to the principal balance in the account each day.

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Opportunity CD Rate
Account Type
Frequency of Compounding
Minimum Deposit
Minimum Balance to Earn APY*
Interest Rate
APY*
33 Month Opportunity CD
# At Each 11 Month Interval
$1,000.00
$1,000.00
See Below
0.58%
1-11 Months
0.25%
12-22 Months
0.40%
23-33 Months
0.70%
  • *APY = Annual Percentage Yield / The APY assumes interest will remain on deposit. A withdrawal will reduce earnings.
  • Rates are subject to change at any time without notice.
  • Withdrawal at month 11 & 22 allowed with no penalty, 10 day grace period.
  • Certificates not automatically renewed will not earn interest after maturity. All certificates may be automatically renewable unless noted otherwise. There is a 10 day grace period on automatically renewed CDs.
  • A penalty may be imposed for withdrawals before maturity on Certificates of Deposit.
    • # - Penalty for early withdrawal equal to 30 days interest
    • @ - Penalty for early withdrawal equal to 90 days interest
    • & - Penalty for early withdrawal equal to 180 days interest
  • Interest begins to accrue on the business day you deposit noncash items (for example, checks).
  • We use the daily balance method to calculate the interest on your account. This method applies a daily periodic rate to the principal balance in the account each day.

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Checking Account Rates
Account Type
Frequency of Compounding
Minimum Deposit
Minimum Daily Balance to Earn APY
Interest Rate
APY*
Regular Checking
NA
$50.00
NA
NA
NA
Effingham First Checking
Monthly
$50.00
See Tiers Below
See Tiers Below
$0.00 - 30,000
2.03%
2.05
Over $30,000
0.20%
0.20%
Do not meet requirements
0.10%
0.10%
Bonus Checking
Monthly
$50.00
NA
0.10%
0.10%
Young At Heart Checking
Monthly
NA
NA
0.10%
0.10%
Super NOW
Monthly
$50.00
See tiers below
See tiers below
$0.00 - 49,999.99
0.10%
0.10%
$50,000 - 99,999.99
0.15%
0.15%
$100,000 and over
0.20%
0.20%
Effingham First Money Market
Monthly
$1,500.00
See Tiers Below
$0.00 - 4,999
0.10%
0.10%
$5,000 - 19,999.99
0.20%
0.20%
$20,000.00 - above
0.30%
0.30%
Effingham First Business Money Market
Monthly
$1,500.00
See tiers below
$0.00 - 4,999
0.10%
0.10%
$5,000 - 19,999.99
0.20%
0.20%
$20,000.00 - above
0.30%
0.30%
Health Savings Account
Monthly
$100.00
NA
1.00%
1.00%
  • *APY = Annual Percentage Yield / The APY assumes interest remains on deposit. A withdrawal will reduce earnings.
  • Rates are subject to change at any time without notice.
  • Under Regulation D the right is reserved to require a written notice of not less than 7 days before a withdrawal is made.
  • We use the daily balance method to calculate interest on your account. This method applies a daily periodic rate to the principal balance in the account each day.
  • Interest begins to accrue no later than the business day we receive credit for the deposit of noncash items (for example, checks). Accrued interest less than $1.00 will not be paid upon account closing.
  • Fees may reduce the earnings on the accounts.
  • For Effingham First Checking Account, accountholders must have 20 or more Visa Debit Card Transactions and receive e-statements to receive interest rate. Effingham First Checking Accounts closed before interest is credited will not receive the accrued interest.

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Savings Account Rates
Account Type
Frequency of Compounding
Minimum Deposit
Minimum Daily Balance to Earn APY
Interest Rate
APY*
Regular/Business Savings
Quarterly
$50.00
See tiers below
See tiers below
$0.00 - 24,999.99
0.10%
0.10%
$25,000 - 49,999.99
0.20%
0.20%
$50,000 and over
0.30%
0.30%
Christmas Club Annually N/A N/A 0.10% 0.10%
Super Christmas Club Annually N/A
See tiers below
See tiers below
 
      $0.00 – 2,000.00 0.15% 0.15%
      $2,001 and over 0.10% 0.10%
Bill the Reader Quarterly $50.00 N/A 0.10% 0.10%
Vacation Club Annually $50.00
See tiers below
See tiers below
 
      $0.00 – 2,000.00 0.15% 0.15%
      $2,001 and over 0.10% 0.10%
  • For Regular/Business Savings -there is a $0.50 charge for each withdrawal in excess of 3 per four-week period.
  • *APY = Annual Percentage Yield / The APY assumes interest remains on deposit. A withdrawal will reduce earnings.
  • Rates are subject to change at any time without notice.
  • Under Regulation D the right is reserved to require a written notice of not less than 7 days before a withdrawal is made.
  • We use the daily balance method to calculate interest on your account. This method applies a daily periodic rate to the principal balance in the account each day.
  • Interest begins to accrue no later than the business day we receive credit for the deposit of noncash items (for example, checks). Accrued interest less than $1.00 will not be paid upon account closing.
  • Fees may reduce the earnings on the accounts.
  • For Christmas & Super Christmas - No withdrawals will be permitted, except to close the account.
  • For Super Christmas and Vacation Club - Accounts require a minimum of a monthly deposit of no less than $1 to be credited to the account from a Crossroads Bank checking or savings account via the bank's automatic transfer system.
  • For Vacation Account:  Limit of two withdrawals per calendar year.  Penalties for excess withdrawals will be forfeiting of all accrued interest and the account will be closed.

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''A'' in Reading Reward Bring your report card to the bank with an ''A'' in Reading (limit one per school quarter) during the time frame to receive your Reward:

  • 1st Quarter by November 30th
  • 2nd Quarter by January 31st
  • 3rd Quarter by April 30th
  • 4th Quarter by June 30th
Earn up to $10 per school year.

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