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What if a Trust has more trustees than an Account has owners?

• Only the existing Personal Savings Account owners named in our records will be allowed to perform Account-related transactions after the Account is re-titled.

• If the Personal Savings Account is individually owned, the Account owner must be a settlor and/or grantor (creator) of the Revocable Living Trust whose Social Security Number is used for the Trust, and also a trustee of the Trust, authorized to act individually for the Trust and perform Account-related transactions without the consent, approval, or authorization of another trustee or party.

• If the Personal Savings Account is jointly owned, the primary (first named) Account owner must be a settlor and/or grantor (creator) of the Revocable Living Trust whose Social Security Number is used for the Trust. In addition, each named Account owner must be a trustee of the Trust authorized to act individually for the Trust and perform Account-related transactions without the consent, approval, or authorization of another trustee or party.

• We encourage you to consult with your financial or legal advisors before re-titling an Account to a revocable living trust Account.

 


 

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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 30, 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.