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Our University Avenue and Pampas Lane Branches are open M-F 9-5 and Saturdays 9-4. Embarcadero Road Branch is open M-F from 8-5. 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.

Companion Account

You’ll earn an amazing high rate on this Basic Savings account when you partner it with a Certificate!

Become a member first, then open your Certificate and Companion Account in Online or Mobile Banking.

1.26% APY

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No minimum deposit to open the account (minimum $50 balance to earn dividends)

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No minimum balance requirement or monthly fee (an inactivity fee will be charged if there are no transactions in 12 consecutive months)

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Access funds with a debit card and Online or Mobile Banking

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Companion Account can be opened when you have a Certificate

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Maximum balance in the Companion Account cannot exceed the balance in the Certificate

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Funds in the Companion Account must be new money from another financial institution (not Stanford FCU)

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If you close the linked Certificate, the Companion Account that’s attached to it will roll into a regular Savings Account earning a lower rate

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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

Companion Account Rates

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Account Description Dividend Rate Annual Percentage Yield (APY)
Companion Account 1.25% 1.26%

Effective 5/18/2020

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Rate is variable. Dividends are compounded and paid monthly. Once a Certificate is opened, the rate remains fixed through maturity, and early withdrawal penalties apply and may reduce earnings. Membership eligibility is required.