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High Interest Savings

You work hard for your money. Let it return the favor.

High-Yield Money Market Accounts

Accelerate your savings with a High-Yield Money Market account. Ideal for those who maintain a high balance, our tiered accounts offer a higher rate of return than traditional savings accounts and still allow you access to your funds 24 hours a day.

  • Earn a high-yield dividend rate on balances of $50,000 or more
  • No monthly fee

 

Requires Sound membership and savings account with minimum $25 balance. Transfers and withdrawals made electronically or over the phone are subject to Regulation D and limited to up to six (6) during any calendar month. There is no limit on the number of account transfers or withdrawals when initiated in person at a Sound Credit Union branch. A $10 per check fee will be assessed if more than three checks are written in one month.

Certificates

Lock in a high rate and guaranteed return. Interest is compounded monthly and accounts can be easily rolled over once they reach maturity.

Basic Certificate

  • Minimum deposit of $500
  • Terms range from 3 to 60 months

Bump Certificate1

  • Get a one-time bump to a higher rate
  • Add to your balance with one additional deposit

Flex Certificate2

  • Make a one-time withdrawal during your term
  • Option to make a one-time deposit or bump to a higher rate

Jumbo Certificate

  • Earn even higher dividend on balances of $100,000 or more
  • Terms range from 6 to 60 months

Requires Sound membership and savings account with minimum $25 balance.
1 Minimum balance is $2,500. Rate Bump: One time upon request, we will increase your rate to the current Bump Certificate rate at the same term. The new dividend will not be applied retroactively. Penalty-Free Deposit: One-time additional deposit must be a minimum of $1,000 and cannot make the certificate exceed its maximum balance of $250,000.
2 Add-on option: Minimum addition is $1,000; maximum is $75,000. Bump option: Upon request, rate will be increased to current Flex Certificate rate. Withdrawal option: Withdrawal amount cannot reduce the balance to less than the $2,500 minimum.

Individual Retirement Accounts

Saving for retirement? IRAs are a flexible savings option with potential tax benefits*, making them a great way to supplement a 401(k) or other employer-sponsored plan.

Compare IRAs

  • Good for those who want

    Good for those who want

  • Tax deduction on contributions*

    Tax deduction on contributions*

  • Tax-deferred earnings*

    Tax-deferred earnings*

  • Tax-free growth on earnings*

    Tax-free growth on earnings*

  • Tax-free withdrawals during retirement*

    Tax-free withdrawals during retirement*

  • Required minimum distribution after 70 ½

    Required minimum distribution after 70 ½

  • Available as a Savings account (view rates)

    Available as a Savings account (view rates)

  • Available as a Certificate Account (view rates)

    Available as a Certificate Account (view rates)

  • No annual maintenance fees

    No annual maintenance fees

Traditional IRA

  • Good for those who want

    - Deductions now
    - Have income too high to qualify for a Roth IRA
    - Expect to be in a lower tax bracket in retirement

  • Tax deduction on contributions*

  • Tax-deferred earnings*

  • Tax-free growth on earnings*

  • Tax-free withdrawals during retirement*

  • Required minimum distribution after 70 ½

  • Available as a Savings account (view rates)

  • Available as a Certificate Account (view rates)

  • No annual maintenance fees

Roth IRA

  • Good for those who want

    - Tax-free withdrawals in retirement,
    - No required minimum distributions at 70 ½,
    - Expect to be in at the same or higher tax bracket in retirement

  • Tax deduction on contributions*

  • Tax-deferred earnings*

  • Tax-free growth on earnings*

  • Tax-free withdrawals during retirement*

  • Required minimum distribution after 70 ½

  • Available as a Savings account (view rates)

  • Available as a Certificate Account (view rates)

  • No annual maintenance fees

SEP IRA

Have a Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) with your employer? Open your SEP IRA online and start saving for retirement today.

Open Online

IRA Transfers and Rollovers

If you have an IRA at another institution, you can simplify your finances by transferring or rolling you’re your funds to your Sound IRA. Call our Contact Center or visit your local branch to get started.

*For specific tax advice, consult your tax advisor. Requires a minimum $25 deposit.

Education Savings Accounts

A Coverdell Education Savings Account (ESA) is a tax-favored account that helps pay for qualifying college and K-12 education expenses. Earnings on contributions may be tax-free and qualifying withdrawals are tax- and penalty-free.* You can even easily change beneficiaries should education priorities change.

ESA Requirements

  • The beneficiary must be under age 18, unless they are special needs
  • All funds must be used by age 30
  • Responsible individual on the account must be a parent or legal guardian of the beneficiary
  • Annual contribution maximum is $2,000

*For specific tax advice, consult your tax advisor. Requires a minimum $25 deposit.

Easy Online and Mobile Transfers

Send your cash right where you need it with real-time online transfers.

Mobile Deposit

Deposit checks into your high interest savings account using Mobile Deposit on the Sound mobile app.

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Take a Fresh Look at Your Finances

You have future goals, but how do you get there? Let our CFS Advisors guide you through your options and set you down the path to financial success.

Investments offered through CUSO Financial Services, L.P. (CFS)

 

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