High Yield Checking

High Yield Checking

Earn 5.00% APY* on balances up to $20,000

Ideal Credit Union’s High Yield Checking Account* is all about paying YOU a great rate! Enjoy all the convenience of an everyday checking account PLUS earn 5.00% APY.*

To qualify for the 5.00% APY on balances up to $20,000, simply:

  • Have a minimum monthly qualified direct deposit of $1,5001
  • Make 20 debit card purchases (minimum $3)2
  • Be enrolled in estatements3

There is no minimum balance requirement and there is no monthly maintenance fee. If you do not qualify for the high yield, your account will earn 0.05% APY.

All Ideal Checking Accounts come with:

High Yield Checking Rates

Rates as of:
BalanceInterest RateAPY*
Non-Qualified 0.05% 0.05%
$0 - $20,000.00 4.89% 5.00%

Balances $0 - $20,000.00 will earn 5.00 % APY if all requirements continue to be met.
Only amounts $20,000.01 and over will earn 0.05% APY.
0.05% 0.05%
*APY = Annual Percentage Yield. Rates subject to change at any time.
Minimum $50 deposit required to open account. Required monthly criteria to earn 5.00% APY includes: 1.) Have a minimum qualified $1,500 direct deposit of salary, pension, Social Security or other regular income electronically deposited through the Automated Clearing House (ACH) network to this checking account by employer or an outside agency. 2.) Conduct a minimum of 20 debit card purchase transactions made in good faith, initiated and cleared within a given statement cycle (minimum $3.00 per purchase). 3.) Be enrolled in eStatements. Rates subject to change at any time. Accounts closed within 6 months of opening incur a $25.00 fee.