What is a one-time identification code?
If you change your password or log in from a different device, we will provide you with a one-time identification code to verify your identity. This one-time identification code is one of a number of security measures American Express National Bank uses to protect the security of your account. We send the one-time identification code to you by email, SMS (Text) message, or phone call to ensure we are communicating with the authorized account holder.
For phone, the one-time identification code can only be sent to direct lines. If you select this option, and your phone number requires dialing an extension, you will not receive your one-time identification code. For email, some internet service providers and corporate email servers may block these messages. Consequently, they are located in a “junk” folder or are not delivered at all. Text message is usually the fastest and most reliable delivery method. Please note that while we try to send the code immediately, many factors may delay when you receive the code in your inbox or mobile device.
*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 rate referenced is from the FDIC's published Monthly Rate Cap Information for Savings deposit products. Visit the FDIC website for details.
‡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.
§IRA Contributions are subject to aggregate annual limits across all IRA plans held at American Express or other institutions. IRA distributions may be taxed and subject to penalties based on IRS guidelines. Required minimum distribution, if applicable, is only relevant to this IRA plan and does not take into consideration other IRA plans held at American Express or other institutions. Please see IRS.gov for more information. We recommend you consult with a financial or tax advisor when making contributions to and distributions from an IRA plan account.