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WaMu’s Top 6-Month CD Rates

Washington Mutual Bank used to offer a 6.00% WaMu CD Rate, but it looks like that deal is no longer active.
Nevertheless, they are still one of the leaders in retail banking, offering one of the best CD rates from brick and mortar banks. WaMu is currently paying 5.40% APY on its 6-month CD account.

There is a $1000 minimum opening deposit. Other than that, I’ve had great experiences in that past with Washington Mutual Bank’s CD Rates.

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  1. Bankaholic Admin said:
    on April 4th at 11:21 pm

    UPDATE::
    It looks like this deal may not be valid in all states.

    So far, I can confirm that California is still offering this rate.

    What about you guys?

  2. Lou said:
    on April 9th at 02:14 am

    This rate is no longer avaible, insted they have over 5.23% for 8 month!

  3. Ingrid said:
    on April 11th at 03:47 pm

    This rate is only for online CDs, per the WaMu website.

  4. lilane saleh said:
    on April 16th at 08:24 pm

    i want to deposit money and open a cd

  5. jonathan said:
    on May 1st at 10:33 pm

    I just looked today. The new rates are much lower.

  6. Me said:
    on May 2nd at 06:26 pm

    As of today, Wamu’s 6 month rate online CD APR is: 5.15%

  7. Me said:
    on May 2nd at 06:28 pm

    ooops….. APY… 🙂

  8. Edgar said:
    on May 4th at 06:53 pm

    Me-I can’t find this 5.15% 6 month rate CD on the website. Any help will be appreciated.

  9. hamed said:
    on May 25th at 11:54 am

    hi.i have a question.is this percents monthly or yearly?
    i meanfor example we recive 5% of our saving each month or each year?

  10. Mike Paget said:
    on May 29th at 09:34 am

    Thats apr (annual percentage rate) and they are very low right now. Best idea is to wait and put money in a money market account and wait for rates to rise then lockin. just imo

  11. V. Ferla said:
    on January 29th at 09:49 pm

    What are smoking? WAMU dosen’t offer anything near what you say.

  12. RUNO said:
    on February 5th at 09:15 pm

    Why bother. I would not trust WAMU if these rates were in effect.

  13. Jill said:
    on April 6th at 08:28 am

    If it’s FDIC insured go for it…

  14. Jim said:
    on June 12th at 11:10 pm

    I suggest everyone check the WaMu website directly CD rates as of 6-12 are less than 1%. This site is bogus