CDs & IRAs

There, now. Feel better?

Knowing your hard-earned money is working to grow itself every day is both exciting and assuring.

Great Southern Certificates of Deposit (CDs) and Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) keep your money future-focused and secure. That means much peace of mind right now. Relax a little, earn a lot.

See? Isn’t that nice?

Great Southern CDs offer high earnings and peace of mind for security-conscious savers. With interest rates guaranteed over terms ranging from 10 days to 10 years, you have the liquidity you need and the control you want. For maximum flexibility and compounded earnings, all of our term accounts allow free automatic transfer of CD interest. 

Short Term1

  • Terms Available: 10, 20 and 30 day
  • Minimum to Open: $250

With our short-term CDs, interest is paid at maturity and renewal is automatic, with a one-day grace period at the rate being offered on the date of maturity. 

Long Term1

  • Terms Available: Various terms
  • Minimum to Open: $250

With our long-term CDs, renewal is automatic and you have a ten-day grace period after maturity. Many interest payment options including monthly are available. Ask a Great Southern Associate for details. Interest may be paid by check, transferred to another Great Southern account or added to the balance of the CD in order to increase interest earnings in the next term.

TDOA1

The Time Deposit Open Account (TDOA) is a six-month CD that allows you to deposit to it at any time with the exception of the seven days prior to the maturity date. The renewal is automatic; and you are given a 10-day grace period to renew or withdraw the funds. 

  • Term Available: 6 month
  • Minimum to Open: $250

Beef Up/Bump Up CD1

Add to your balance one time if you want. Bump your rate one time if you choose. Interest rate will be bumped to the current posted rate.

  • Term Available: 18 month
  • Minimum to Open: $10,000

Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs)

Save tax dollars now, earn tax-deferred, compounding interest and build that nest egg. All Great Southern IRAs offer an attractive return plus the safety of FDIC protection. You can rest easy knowing your money will be there when you need it and you won’t have to pay any brokerage fees or commissions to open or maintain the account. To make savings easier, you can arrange a periodic automatic transfer of funds from any other Great Southern deposit account into your IRA, making the process of building your retirement seamless.

  • Account Plan: Variable rate2
  • Term Available: 18 month
  • Minimum to Open: $250

Choose a variable rate3 account and enjoy the flexibility of adding4 to your IRA any time during its term. 

  • Account Plans: Fixed rate2
  • Terms Available: Various terms
  • Minimum to Open: $250

A fixed rate is guaranteed for the entre term. IRAs may also be opened for any term certificate Great Southern offers, as long as the minimum opening balance is met. 

Other Great Options

Other options available, such as SEPs, Roth & Education IRAs. Pension & profit-sharing plans can be rolled over into an IRA tax free for 60 days from distribution. You can also transfer, rollover or consolidate existing IRAs. Ask an associate for more information.

1 Penalty for early withdrawal. Many interest payment options are available. Ask an associate for details.

2 Tax and interest penalties for early withdrawal. Disbursements may be taken after age 59 ½, and must be started during the year in which you reach age 70 ½. Many interest payment options are available. Ask an associate for details.

3 Variable rate may change quarterly.

4 Minimum $10 increments.