CDs & IRAs

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Certificates of Deposit

CDs are an important option for an investment portfolio. CDs offer flexible terms, favorable fixed rates, steady growth and are insured by the FDIC. Upon maturity, you have 10 calendar days to withdraw the funds or the CD will automatically renew at the current rate. Early withdrawal penalties and other fees may apply.

Current Rates

CD OptionsMinimum Opening Deposit Required

7-31 Day (Based on 31 days)

$2,500

91 Day

$2,500

182 Day

$2,500

1 Year

$1,000

18 Month

$1,000

2 Year

$1,000

30 Month

$1,000

3 Year

$1,000

Individual Retirement Accounts

Farmers & Merchants Union Bank offers a variety of IRA options to help you plan for retirement with confidence and security. Our IRA accounts offer flexibility, tax advantages and are FDIC insured. See the chart below for comparisons of a Traditional IRA and a Roth IRA.

Farmers & Merchants Union Bank also offers Education IRAs. Here are a few benefits:

  • An education IRA is a tax-deferred trust account to assist families in funding educational expenses.
  • Each year, up to $2,000 per child may be put into an education IRA.
  • Qualified distributions for education expenses will be tax free.
  • These accounts are also known as Coverdell Education Savings Accounts or ESAs.
IRA Comparison
FeatureTraditionalRoth
Eligibility Age You must be under age 70½ to contribute to a traditional IRA You can contribute to a Roth IRA at any age
Income Requires earned income and contributions can be made regardless of your income Requires earned income and there can be income restrictions for contributions.*
Tax Advantages Funds may grow tax-deferred Funds may grow tax-free
Contributions May be Tax-Deductible* Not Tax-Deductible
Distributions Distributions are taxed per your income bracket at the time of distribution. Distributions can be tax-free and/or penalty-free if the account has been
open for at least five years
Early Withdrawals Unless an exception applies, withdrawals before age 59 ½ may be subject to a 10% penalty Unless an exception applies, non-qualified withdrawals may be subject
to taxation of earnings and a 10% additional tax
Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) RMDs starting at age 70½ No RMDs during lifetime of original owner
Maximum Contribution* Currently $5,500 ($6,500 if you are age 50 or older) or 100% of employment compensation, whichever is less Currently $5,500 ($6,500 if you are age 50 or older) or
100% of employment compensation, whichever is less
Contribution Deadline Generally, April 15th of the following year for any given tax year Generally, April 15th of the following year for any given tax year

*Different factors can limit your maximum contributions and what can be deducted from your taxable income.
This chart is for informational purposes only and Farmers & Merchants Union Bank is not responsible for errors and omissions. The information is subject to change without notice and should not be construed as a recommendation or investment advice. Please consult your tax or legal consultant for questions concerning your personal tax or financial situation.

 

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