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South Carolina Deal On 48-Month CD Rates

Founders Federal Credit Union is paying 2.52% APY with a $500 minimum deposit.Founders Federal Credit Union has respectable 48-month CD rates for its more than 185,000 members in South Carolina.

It’s paying 2.52% APY with a $500 minimum deposit.

That’s less than a tenth of a percentage point shy of the top nationally available 60-month CD rates on our CD Rates Leaderboard.

But you must be a member of Founders Federal Credit Union to buy these certificates of deposit.

Membership is limited to those living, working, worshiping or attending school in certain areas of the South Carolina counties of Cherokee, Chester, Chesterfield, Lancaster, Laurens, Spartanburg, York and Mecklenburg.

You can also join if you work for one of the credit union’s hundreds of business partners; the extensive list of those companies, organizations and associations can be found on the website (

Members can buy CDs over the phone or at one of Founders’ 24 offices, which are located throughout the counties it serves.

See how these returns compare with the best CD rates from scores of banks in our extensive database.

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  1. Kathy at Bankaholic said:
    on August 11th at 02:38 pm

    This rate is still available today.