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Top CD Rates At Southwest Airlines FCU

Earn top 24- and 36-month CD rates with a $1,000 minimum deposit.Southwest Airlines Federal Credit Union’s CD rates soar past the national leaders’ top offerings.

With a $1,000 minimum deposit, it’s paying:

  • 1.65% APY for 24- and 30-month CDs.
  • 2.10% APY for 36-month CDs.

It’s been a while since we’ve seen a 36-month CD rate above 2%, either locally or on our CD Rates Leaderboard.

Southwest Airlines Federal Credit Union’s offering is nearly half of a percentage point higher than the top nationally available 36-month CD rate of 1.65% APY.

The 24-month rate beats its term leader by more than a third of a percentage point.

But you have to be a member of Southwest Airlines Federal Credit Union to buy these certificates of deposit. Membership is open to all employees of Southwest Airlines, as well as through 150 groups listed on the website (

Membership requires a $5 deposit in a savings account.

Members can buy CDs through the mail or at a branch. Southwest Federal Credit Union has four offices in Texas, in Dallas, Euless, Houston and Mesquite, and a fifth in Phoenix.

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 November 21st at 08:23 am

    These rates are still available.

  2. Kathy at Bankaholic said:
    on November 28th at 08:51 am

    You can still get these rates.

  3. Kathy at Bankaholic said:
    on December 5th at 08:29 am

    Southwest Airlines FCU still has these rates.