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Our University Avenue, Pampas Lane and Embarcadero Road Branches are open M-F from 10-4. Our Redwood City, Tresidder and Medical Center Branches are closed indefinitely in response to the Governor’s shelter-in-place mandate. All other banking services are continuing as usual. Please contact us 24/7 at 888.723.7328 with questions or concerns, or send a secure Message through Online or Mobile Banking. COVID-19 Updates.

Certificates

A Certificate is a low-risk investment option

A Certificate locks up your savings for a set period of time, and earns higher rates than a basic savings account. Small savers earn the same great rates as big depositors at Stanford FCU, and the longer your term, the higher your rate. Become a member first, then open your Certificate in Online or Mobile Banking.

Earn up to 1.21% APY on our 7-Month No Penalty Certificate with no penalty for early closure!

Earn even higher rates with a Partner or Ambassador-level Membership Rewards relationship by opening more accounts!

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Open a Certificate with as little as $1,000

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After you open your Certificate, check out our Companion Account—it’s a basic savings account that earns 1.46% APY when partnered with a Certificate

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Terms from 3 months to 5 years

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Deposits are federally insured to at least $250,000 (Individual Retirement Accounts up to an additional $250,000) through the National Credit Union Administration

Certificate Rates

Premium Share Certificate Rates for Partners & Ambassadors

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Term Dividend Rate
(Minimum $1,000)
Annual Percentage Yield
Minimum $1,000
3 months 0.85% 0.85%
6 months 1.05% 1.06%
7 months
(no penalty)
1.20% 1.21%
12 months 1.35% 1.36%
18 months 1.35% 1.36%
24 months 1.40% 1.41%
36 months 1.45% 1.46%
48 months 1.50% 1.51%
60 months 1.55% 1.56%

Share Certificate Rates

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Term Dividend Rate
(Minimum $1,000)
Annual Percentage Yield
Minimum $1,000
3 months 0.60% 0.60%
6 months 0.80% 0.80%
7 months
(no penalty)
0.95% 0.95%
12 months 1.10% 1.11%
18 months 1.10% 1.11%
24 months 1.15% 1.16%
36 months 1.20% 1.21%
48 months 1.25% 1.26%
60 months 1.30% 1.31%

Effective 4/7/2020

Looking for higher earning potential?

Visit our Wealth Management section to learn more!

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Savings Education

Learn the financial basics about savings accounts with our Online Learning Modules.

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Dividends are compounded and paid monthly. Once a Certificate is opened, the rate remains fixed through maturity. Early withdrawal penalties apply and may reduce earnings. The 7-Month No Penalty Certificate may be closed after seven (7) calendar days from opening with no penalty. Membership eligibility is required.