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Share Certificate Accounts

High-Yield Savings You Can Set, Forget, and Grow

Like a Certificate of Deposit (CD), an MCU Share Certificate Account makes your savings plan easy—you’re in control of the terms. Just choose the length of your account, make your initial deposit, and watch your savings grow with our highest available dividend rates.

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You Set the Term, You Decide What Dividends You Earn.

Like a CD, a fixed-rate Share Certificate is a type of savings product that earns a set annual percentage yield (APY) rate over its entire term. This means that you, as an MCU member, can expect to earn consistent dividends for the period of time (or “term”) that you agree to keep money with us.


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Can I be sure that my deposits are safe?

The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) insures MCU deposits, so you can trust that your funds are safe. The NCUA is an independent federal agency that insures deposits at federally insured credit unions, protects the members who own credit unions, and charters and regulates federal credit unions. Your savings are federally insured to at least $250,000 by the full faith and credit of the United States Government. Additionally, the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA) provides federal production to IRAs up to $1 million (some restrictions may apply depending on roll-over status and uniquely unqualified accounts).

Where can I find MCU branches and fee-free ATMs?

Check out our page featuring all of our branches and ATMs. Choose from any of our 15 locations, and search for various fee-free ATM options.

Are my deposits insured?

Your savings are federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), a U.S. Government Agency. Savings are federally insured to at least $250,000 and backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government.

Who can I contact if I have questions about my account?

You have questions, and we have answers! Feel free to reach out to the MCU Contact Center, and we'll help you by providing the answers you need.

Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:00am -7:00pm
Saturday: 9 am - 2 pm
Sunday: Closed
Greater New York City:
(212) 693-4900

Outside New York City:
(800) 323- 6713

What happens if I need the money in my Share Certificate Account before the term is up?

You may access the money in your Share Certificate Account before the term is officially up, but there will be an early-withdrawal penalty.

Can I extend my Share Certificate term for another investment once my term is up?

Yes, unless instructed otherwise, your Share Certificate will automatically renew at maturity. However, there will be a grace period in which you may access your funds if needed.

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* APY = Annual Percentage Yield. Dividend Rates and Annual Percentage Yields are accurate as of the last dividend declaration date. Rates and Terms are subject to change without notice. For more details, see our Rates page.

The IRA 18-Month Share Certificate Account is a variable rate account and the rate may change after the account is opened. All other Share Certificate Accounts are fixed-rate accounts. A penalty may be imposed for early withdrawals.

For the 15 Month Share Certificate: Minimum Opening Deposit = $0.00. A minimum of $5.00 is required to earn APY. Upon maturity, the 15 Month Share Certificate will roll over into a 12 month Share Certificate.

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