Archive for April, 2010


First Federal CD Rates Offered

First Federal is now offering a 5 year CD rate of 3.5% APY with a minimum deposit of $1,000 and a 3 year CD rate of 2.65% APY with a minimum deposit of $20,000, this rate drops to 2.40% APY for a $1,000 minimum deposit. Both of these CDs come with an early withdrawal penalty of 180 days’ interest.

The First Federal CDs are limited to residents of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. You can apply for one of these CDs online and transfer funds through ACH transfer.

You can lock the rate by submitting your application online. The maximum you can deposit into one of these CDs is $50,000 and upon maturity First Federal will mail you a check.

First Federal is also offering a high yield interest checking account called Moolah Checking and is currently paying 2.51% APY for any account up to $25,000. You can find branches in North and South Carolina.

First Federal is rated 3 of 5 stars from Bankrate and is FDIC insured.

You can visit their website here to find more up to date CD Rates.


TD Bank Offers Free Flip Camcorder with Checking Account

TD BankIf you are in the market for a new checking account, why not sign up and get something back. You give your money to your bank, but does your bank ever give anything back to you? TD Bank is now offering a free flip ultra camcorder with any new checking account.

In order to qualify you must follow a few rules.

  • Make a minimum of 8 debit card purchases and
  • Use their online bill pay two times within the first 45 days of opening your account.

This checking account promotion is good until June 5, 2010

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The Flip Ultra Camcorder is valued at $100. TD Bank is FDIC insured and has a 3 of 5 star soundness rating from bankrate. You can visit TD Bank here.