Enjoy a savings account that secures your funds and earns dividends for life. Building your savings has never been easier. We offer multiple savings accounts and member benefits to make your banking easy and exciting. Open an account that’s right for you today.
The basics of a savings account.
Savings accounts are a secure location to deposit money and earn dividends on your funds. Dividends are the credit union’s version of interest earned. Savings accounts differ from checking accounts in the fact that they earn interest.
The idea behind a savings account is that you place money into a financial institution for us to use in lending. In return, you get paid dividends on your investment. Also, when you need cash or a loan, it’s equally there for your use.
Additionally, when using a bank or credit union, your money is federally insured which means your funds are protected in case of loss or disaster. Learn more about how federal insurance for a credit union works at www.mycreditunion.gov.
How does your money grow?
Watching your money grow is the best part of having an account. Your money grows by compounding interest. The interest rate is the percentage of funds compounded monthly or annually on the savings in the account. The interest rate on your account depends on the specific type of account you choose for savings. Many accounts require a minimum balance to earn dividends in regular savings. Money Federal Credit Union has a $100 minimum balance to earn dividends on a personal savings account. Other types of accounts have different requirements. In any case, your money grows by compounding interest on the savings.
The benefit of earning interest on your savings account.
Earned interest depends on the savings account rates for which type of savings account you choose. Earning dividends on your holdings and deposits is an essential aspect of banking. Each type of account has its own annual percentage yield. Keeping money in a non-interest bank account is losing valuable earnings potential.
Easy access to your money.
When choosing what kind of savings account is best for you, knowing how quickly you’ll have access to your funds plays a fundamental role in your decision. Many accounts that offer a higher APY have conditions for accessing your money. You can incur penalties if you try to withdraw money too soon or too often. Therefore, it’s best to have two accounts used for savings. One general savings account that provides easy access to your funds without penalties and a second high-yield account with potentially more limitations. A financial coach helps you decide what high yield account works best for your specific living situation and anticipated economic goals. Money FCU has free financial coaches for all members.
Federally insured security of credit union savings accounts.
One of the most important benefits of a savings account is that your money is in a safe and secure location. When your money is in a credit union, it’s federally insured up to $250,000. Being insured gives you security against theft, bank closure, funding loss, or any other disaster a financial institution encounters. Additionally, consider if your money was in a safe at home, and there was a fire, flood, or any natural disaster. In this case, you would never recover those lost funds. Secure your money at an insured institution and live with peace of mind knowing your money is safe.
Mobile banking options for a savings account.
Online banking provides access to your account from anywhere at any time. Money FCU has a mobile app for quick, convenient banking, including deposits, transfers, loan payments, bill payments, and viewing transaction history from your mobile device. Our priority is making financial management easy for you. Join our mobile family and see the difference.
The Credit Union is where I got my start and has always taken good care of me despite moving 10 different times.
You guys are always so friendly when I call, I love calling all of you because you’re always so upbeat and nice!
I started banking with you in 2000, almost 19 years ago. Best bank ever, I moved to CA and you made banking easy when doing electronic banking wasn’t really popular yet.
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I commend your staff; they are always very pleasant and willing to assist my needs. Customer Service is very important to me and the credit union definitely shines in this area.
This is by far the best credit union, you guys are so good, you’re always on top of everything and you make me feel like my account is safe.
I do not say it often enough, but you have great staff! Nothing is ever a problem, they are terrific! Amy just helped me out big time and Debbie is always my #1 at the credit union.
I just wanted you to know that it is so nice to get a real person when I call in instead of an automated machine. I really appreciate it.
I just LOVE all of you there. People ask me why I use a credit union in Syracuse and I tell them you can’t beat the customer service!
Thank you for watching for fraudulent activity so diligently. Not only do you notify me when there is suspicious activity, but you are quick to help recover the money.
I’ve been in Charlotte for 7 seven years and I will not change banks because of this type of customer service.
Thank you MFCU for all the work you do and for really treating your customers like family.
I have to say it again – our credit union is absolutely the best! Hands down, no one else even comes close to the exceptional customer service and knowledge that you receive at Money FCU.
I told the car dealer I am sure that I want use Money for financing. The difference is only $7.00 per month. You have the very best customer service of any financial institution that I have worked with. Your customer service is worth every penny of the $7 per month and then some!
Each representative takes a special interest in any request made, with coordinating efforts by everyone. At a time when I was in transition, MFCU gave attention to what I needed to continue with them, now over 40 years.
I have been a member since 1987 and would NEVER, NEVER, EVER leave Money FCU under ANY circumstances!!
I wanted to let you know how much I love having Money instead of Chase! You guys have all been amazing since I have opened my account and I am so happy that I switched!!
I just love Debbie. She’s my hero!
As we are wrapping details around our third vehicle loan inside of a year or so, I just want to say thank you again. Your customer service is off the charts, and you are a pleasure to deal with.
Thank you to all of you! You girls are so wonderful! I love my credit union.
I thought I would take this opportunity to share with you what phenomenal employees you have. We couldn’t be happier to be blessed enough to have found MONEY FCU, and all that this bank encompasses.
I moved everything out of M & T Bank to you because of the service I receive. I just love you guys!
MONEY Federal Credit Union is people – a great group of people – who leave no doubt that while they are helping me, I am the most important thing going on that day.
I am not sure who is working their magic, but without it my wife and I wouldn’t be able to purchase this house we fell in love with in a neighborhood we fell in love with. I truly appreciate everything Money Federal Credit Union does for my family!
I have been a member since around 1992 or so and, even though I no longer work at Mutual of New York I have had nothing but excellent service from EVERYONE and I will never stray.
When you walk in the door you are always welcomed with a smile and happy greetings. Nothing is ever hard to do. When I need a loan it’s done and ready for me and I don’t even have to do anything! Just come in and sign!
You guys are the greatest. So professional and up to date with technology!
I have been banking with MFCU since I was 17 years old. I left NY and banked with other companies but I came back to MFCU. I am so happy that I did!! Your staff has always been so helpful. I just figured you would want to know that your staff is great and they deserve an extra day off :)
You guys haven’t changed a bit since I opened my account in 1987! You are all still so nice to deal with and I’m glad the changing times hasn’t hardened you into being unappreciative of your members. I now live in NJ and you are the best Credit Union I have ever had the pleasure of doing business with!
I remember when I joined the CU in 1980 and you were located in a closet upstairs, and you would write the number of members and the percentage rate on a chalk board on the wall.
I just wanted to let you know that your staff has been so helpful since the move out of the building. The staff is always quick and kind. You said that a Credit Union is much like a Bank…I would say that the Credit Union is much better than a bank. I appreciate you guys!!
I just wanted to let you know how awesome you are! I tell anyone who’ll listen about the GREAT customer service I get from the MONEY FCU. With commercial banks becoming less and less friendly and helpful and more and more costly, you guys are the best thing around!
I just went through one of the most painless processes getting a home improvement loan. I couldn’t believe how quick and smoothly everything went. I was quite impressed at the level of service. A special thank you also goes out to Debbie for her efficiency and for being so easy to work with!
I love you guys, one call and it’s done. Love, love, love you all.
I just went through the process of taking out a car loan. If it weren’t for Melissa, I wouldn’t have been able to get things done. I wasn’t sure about what to do for so many things, but Melissa did! She was always there for me, quick, soooooo much help. Lucky for me I was smart enough to join your credit union years ago.
I am so grateful to have such kind and helpful people to work with on my banking needs.
When our office moved I decided to keep my account with you because I don’t mind the 10 minute drive downtown to deal with you guys because you’re always so helpful and friendly.
Ready to open a Money FCU savings account?
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