Annual Percentage Yield (APY)

With a daily balance of $20,000 or more up to $50,000


Annual Percentage Yield (APY)

With a daily balance of less than $20,000


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*Earn dividends with monthly direct deposits of $500 or more and a daily balance of up to $50,000 per statement cycle.1

** Please note that this is a variable rate account. Tiers and dividend rates are subject to change.

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It’s your own personal tool for building a future. As a part owner in our credit union, it’s your chance to grow alongside us.   



Open an Access America Account and set up your PenFed membership.

1. Open an Access America Account

2. Apply for membership

3. Open a savings/share account with only $5



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Available Overdraft Protectionƚ

Free Chip-Enabled Visa Debit Card

Digital Wallets (Apple, Samsung, and more)

• No monthly fee with daily balance or monthly direct deposit of $500 or more

• $25 Minimum Opening Deposit

ƚOverdraft protection is a line of credit and subject to credit approval.

1 Dividends

Account is a variable rate account. APY is valid as of last dividend declaration date of . APY and tiers are subject to change at any time. Fees may reduce earnings on account. Minimum deposit of $25 required to open account. When an account is terminated prior to the end of a statement cycle, dividends will be paid if the aggregate direct deposit requirement is met on the date of account termination. Dividends are compounded daily and paid monthly.

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