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At Fifth Third, Go For Featured CD Rates

It's top deal pay 1.15% APY.The featured CD rates are your best bet at Fifth Third Bank.

They’re all above average, which is a record for big banks as of late.

And it’s the nicest thing we’ve had to say about Fifth Third Bank recently. (Check out “Fifth Third Leads Pack In Overdraft Fees”.)

Based in Cincinnati, Fifth Third Bank has 1,232 branches in Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and West Virginia.

Rates do vary a bit within those states, so you’ll need to type in your ZIP code on the website.

The featured certificates require a $5,000 minimum deposit:

11-month is 0.40% APY versus an average rate of 0.32% APY for 12-month CDs. (Leaderboard leader is 1.15% APY.)

18-month is 0.60% APY and the 24-month is 0.65% APY versus an average rate of 0.50% APY for 24-month CDs. (Leaderboard leader is 1.25% APY.)

36-month is 0.75% APY or 0.80% APY versus an average rate of 0.66% APY. (Leaderboard leader is 1.50% APY.)

60-month is 1.10% APY or 1.15% APY versus an average rate of 1.10% APY. (Leaderboard leader is 1.91% APY.)

Those slightly lower long-term rates are for savers in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and West Virginia.

Wondering about Fifth Third Bank’s standard certificates? Don’t bother.

Remember, you can also find the top nationally available deals on our CD Rates Leaderboard.

You can learn more about Fifth Third Bank at or call 800-972-3030.

There are definitely better deals out there, and you’ll find them if you compare Fifth Third Bank’s returns with the best CD rates from scores of other banks in our extensive database.

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  1. Kathy at Bankaholic said:
    on July 16th at 07:14 am

    These rates are all still available.