Features Smart savings. Penalty free.
- No minimum deposit to open
- Competitive rates
- Grow your money faster with interest compounded daily
- Get the best rate we offer for your CD term with the Ally Ten Day Best Rate Guarantee
- Your deposits are insured by the FDIC up to the maximum allowed by law. Maximize your coverage
- Protect your legacy. Open this account for a Trust. Learn more
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Managing your account is easy
Withdraw your full balance and interest any time after the first 6 days of funding your CD.
Rates Get more for your money
We offer rates that are consistently competitive. With our at-a-glance chart, you can quickly and easily compare CD accounts and choose the right option for the way you bank.
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Estimate your earnings
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What we're showing you
Our Annual Percentage Yield (APY) is accurate as of 1/31/2014. The APYs for other banks are provided by mybanktracker.com and are accurate as of 3/3/2014. The APYs in this table are for the state of California. Not your state?
Fees No surprises
There are no maintenance fees for the No Penalty CD.
With our No Penalty CD, you will not be charged a penalty for early withdrawal. You can withdraw your full balance and interest any time after the first 6 days of funding your CD.
If you decide to renew your CD, don't do a thing, and we'll automatically renew it.
Ally Bank It's good to be different
We are a branch-free bank, which means we don't have physical bank locations. By eliminating the costs associated with traditional brick-and-mortar banks, we can offer great rates and outstanding customer care.
With Ally Bank, you get everything you expect from a traditional bank and more:
- Peace of mind. No hidden fees. No maintenance fees. No minimum balance required
- Fund your account. It's easy with Ally eCheck Deposit℠ or an ACH transfer
- Keep track. Access your account anytime, anywhere with Ally Online & Mobile Banking
- Ally Ten Day Best Rate Guarantee. When you renew your CD, you automatically get the best rate we offer within 10 days beginning with the CD renewal date. Most banks offer only one rate — the one you get the day you renew.
- Interest compounded daily. We grow your money faster with interest compounded daily. Many others compound monthly, quarterly, or even annually.
Learn more about the benefits and conveniences of Ally Bank.
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FAQs We have answers
Can I make additional deposits to a Certificate of Deposit (CD)?
No. Additional deposits cannot be made during the term (initial and renewals) of any of our certificate of deposit options. However, once the certificate of deposit matures, you have the opportunity to deposit additional funds and roll over the CD into a new term during the 10 day grace period, starting with the maturity date.Was this helpful?
Are there any fees to open or maintain a certificate of deposit?
There are no fees to open or obtain the APY on a certificate of deposit.Was this helpful?
What is the minimum deposit for an Ally Certificate of Deposit?
What types of certificates of deposit do you offer?
We offer three types: a High Yield Certificate of Deposit with terms of 3, 6, 9, 12, 18, 36, and 60 months; 2 year and 4 year Raise Your Rate Certificate of Deposit that let you raise your rate during your term if our rates go up; and a No Penalty Certificate of Deposit with an 11 month term that has no early withdrawal penalty.Was this helpful?
How do I receive my money when my Certificate of Deposit (CD) matures?
We make it easy for you to receive your funds. Just let us know by phone, chat, or regular mail before your certificate of deposit matures. You also have a grace period of 10 days starting with the maturity date to make a withdrawal without being charged a penalty. If you don't let us know you want to receive your funds, we will automatically renew your certificate of deposit. Please do not send your maturity request via secure email — just call us and we'll be happy to help.Was this helpful?
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