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How can I close my account?

To close your account, please go to the ‘Transfers’ tab and enter the dollar amount you wish to transfer. This will be the amount which will result in a zero balance for the account you wish to close. Then, select the account where you wish to deposit the funds. On the next screen, you will be given the option to close the account. If you select the red ‘Close Account’ button, your balance (plus the interest earned up to and including that calendar day) will be transferred and your account will be closed. 

We’ll send you confirmation of the transfer via email if you have set up alerts, or confirmation of the account closure via US mail. If you receive an email stating the transaction failed, your account has not been closed, please call us at 1-800-446-6307 and we’ll be happy to assist you.

 


 

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*The Annual Percentage Yield (APY) as advertised is accurate as of . Interest rate and APY are subject to change at any time without notice before and after a High Yield Savings Account is opened.

 

For a CD account, rates are subject to change at any time without notice before the account is opened. Your rate will be fixed on the business day‡ we receive your completed application, provided we receive your deposit within 30 days after your application is approved. After a CD is opened, additional deposits to the account are not permitted. Early CD withdrawals may be subject to significant penalties which could cause you to lose some of your principal. Please see the Deposit Account Agreement for additional terms and conditions and Truth-in-Savings disclosures.

 

**The national average APY is accurate as of November 23, 2020, as published in the FDIC's Weekly National Rates and Rate Caps; average rate used is for deposits under $100,000.

 

†You may make up to nine (9) withdrawals or transfers out of your High Yield Savings Account during a monthly statement cycle. Read More in FAQs.

 

‡For purposes of transferring funds, business days are Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. Transfers can be initiated 24/7 via the website or phone, but any transfers initiated after 7:00 PM Eastern Time or on non-business days will begin to be processed on the next business day.

 

♢Calculations are estimates of expected interest earned. Actual results may vary, based on various factors such as leap years, timing of deposits, rounding, and variation in interest rates. The first recurring deposit is assumed to begin in the second period after any initial deposit.