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Southern Deal: 1.2%, 6-Month CD Rates

This offer is good with a $1,000 minimum depositSavers in Georgia and South Carolina might want to check out Atlantic Bank and Trust’s 6-month CD rates.

The bank is paying 1.20% APY with a $1,000 minimum deposit.

This CD is advertised as a “recession buster.”

Although that may be a stretch (and we’re technically not in a recession), it does beat the top nationally available 6-month CD rates by 8 basis points. (Check out our latest CD Rates Leaderboard.)

You must be a Georgia or South Carolina resident to purchase these certificates of deposit and visit an Atlantic Bank and Trust ( branch in person.

Its three locations are at:

  • 152 E. Bay St. in Charleston, S.C.; (843) 723-2337
  • 7500 N. Kings Hwy. in Myrtle Beach, S.C.; (843) 839-2950
  • 13 E. York St. in Savannah, Ga.; (912) 232-2744

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  1. Kathy at Bankaholic said:
    on May 16th at 08:08 am

    You can still get this rate as of May 16, 2011.

  2. Mike at Bankaholic said:
    on July 13th at 10:50 am

    Atlantic Bank & Trust has been taken over by First Citizens. You must call the branch for current CD rates.