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Chase CD rates and review

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A big-name bank offering a range of terms, but you can find higher rates elsewhere.

Tuck your money away with a Chase CD for terms that range from one month to 10 years. But with APYs only as high as 0.02% for CD relationship rates, you’ll find better rates elsewhere.

0.01%

1-year APY

Details

Minimum deposit to open$1,000
Interest compoundingDaily
3-month APY0.01%
6-month APY0.01%
9-month APY0.01%
1-year APY0.01%
15-month APY0.01%
18-month APY0.01%
2-year APY0.01%
4-year APY0.01%
7-year APY0.01%
10-year APY0.01%
Early withdrawal penalty90 days interest for terms of 1 to 5 months
180 days interest for terms of 6 to 23 months
365 days interest for terms of 24 + months

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Expert review

Chase CDs are ideal if you’re after flexibility. They come with a variety of terms and the option to withdraw interest at any time.

But you’ll end up sacrificing a lot when it comes to interest rates. You’ll only earn 0.01% on your money with a standard CD no matter the term. And only 0.02% or 0.1% if you open up a relationship CD and keep $1,000 or more locked away.

You’ll find higher CD rates with flexible terms from other institutions.

What benefits can I get from a Chase CD?

Chase offers online customer support, a variety of CD terms and the following benefits:

  • Interest compounded daily. You’ll get a better return on your savings daily. But keep in mind that it’s with a low interest rate.
  • Automatic renewal. Choose Chase’s automatically renewable CD upfront to keep saving. Or contact customer service about rolling over your single maturity CD during the 10-day grace period after its term ends.
  • Chase relationship rates. Earn a slightly higher APY when you link a Chase personal checking account. But the APY is still lower than the national average.
  • Interest withdrawals. Withdraw interest earned at any time before the term is up — though you’ll be on the hook for fees.

What should I watch out for?

No account is perfect. Watch out for these potential drawbacks with your Chase CD:

  • Low APY. These CDs feature some of the lowest rates in the US. The longest terms earn only from 0.02% to 0.1% APY.
  • Apply online only as a Chase customer. Only Chase checking or savings account holders can apply for CDs online.
  • Early withdrawal penalty. You’ll pay 1% of the amount withdrawn on CDs of 24 months or less. Longer terms have a 2% withdrawal fee. However, the fee won’t go above the total interest.

If you prefer a higher yield CD, you’ll want to keep looking. As always, compare your options to get the best CD rates available.

Compare with other CDs

Name Product 1-year APY 18-month APY 2-year APY 3-year APY 5-year APY
CIT Bank Term CDs
0.5%
0.5%
1%
1%
1.05%
Radius Bank CDs
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
BBVA CD
0.3%
0.35%
0.4%
Discover CDs
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
0.95%
1.05%
Discover IRA CDs
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
0.95%
1.05%
Barclays Online CDs
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
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How do I open a Chase CD?

There are a few ways you can open this account:

  • Online. To apply online, you’ll first need a Chase checking or savings account. Then:
    1. From the Certificate of Deposits page, click Open an account.
    2. Enter your ZIP code and choose to fill out a new application. Click Next.
    3. Log into your Chase online banking, fill out your personal information, fund your opening deposit and confirm the details.
  • In person. Talk to a Chase representative at your nearest location. If you’re depositing more than $100,000, you’ll have to visit a branch to open the CD.
  • By phone. Chat with a representative at 800-935-9935.
  • By mail. Prefer physical mail? Send in your request to open an account to:
    JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
    PO Box 659754
    San Antonio, TX 78265-9754

Chase CD application process

Eligibility

To open a Chase CD, you’ll need to:

  • Be a US citizen.
  • Have a US driver’s license or state-issued ID.
  • Have a minimum of $1,000 to open your account.

Required information

When applying, keep these items on-hand to make the process that much easier:

  • Social Security number.
  • Valid US driver’s license or ID.
  • Personal contact information.
  • Account information to fund CD.

Funding options

Put money into your CD savings account by:

  • Cash or check. Hand your cash or check over in person at one of Chase’s many physical locations.
  • Outside bank transfer. Transfer funds from another bank account.
  • Chase checking or savings accounts. Make a transfer from existing Chase bank accounts online.

How do I cash in a CD?

After your CD’s term has ended, you can receive your money by requesting a check or by transferring the money online, either into a Chase account or another bank through ACH.

If you chose an automatically renewable CD, the entire amount gets rolled into another CD for a new term. You can change the new term or make a deposit during the 10-day grace period after the previous term ends. Single maturity CDs simply stop earning interest.

How can I get in touch with customer service?

Chase has a variety of customer service options:

  • Phone. Call customer service 24/7 at 800-935-9935.
  • Branch locations. Talk to customer support at one of over 5,000 Chase locations in the US.
  • Online. Chase has a comprehensive list of articles on its Contact web page, including FAQs.
  • Email. Sign in to Chase online banking and send customer service a secure message.
  • Social media. Connect with the bank on all major media, including Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn.

What other savings products does Chase offer?

Chase also offers a few other checking accounts:

  • Chase Savings. This very basic savings account earns just 0.01% interest.
  • Chase Premier Savings. The interest rate goes up a little for this account, but it still pales in comparison with other savings rates and charges $25 a month unless your balance is above $25,000.

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