This account is ideal for those who prefer a traditional savings account. Your passbook serves as a record of all transactions and should be brought with you to the bank each time you make a deposit or withdrawal. As long as you maintain the minimum daily balance, you earn interest and there is no monthly service charge. To encourage children to save, the minimum balance requirement and monthly service charge are waived until the age of 18.
Convenience is the key to a Statement Savings Account. Access your money 24 hours a day through iBank@ESSASM;, TeleBank, or at ATMs. All of your transactions will be reported on your monthly statement. As long as you maintain the minimum daily balance, you earn interest and there is no monthly service charge. To encourage children to save, the minimum balance requirement and monthly service charge are waived until the age of 18. Federal regulations limit the number of third-party transfers permitted each month on this account.
Holiday Statement Savings
This account automatically transfers a set amount from your ESSA Checking or Statement Savings Account each week. At the end of the term, the money you've saved, plus any interest you've earned, is transferred back into your original deposit account.
*Passbook Savings Accounts not available in all locations.
MONEY MARKET ACCOUNT
The ESSA Money Market Account allows you to deposit your funds in a federally insured, interest-bearing account that offers money market yields. You can earn progressively higher interest rates on higher balances. Whenever your balance reaches the next tier, you will automatically earn the corresponding rate. There are no service charges on this account when you maintain the minimum daily balance requirement.
You can make deposits and withdrawals at any time in any amount at any of our convenient branch locations. You also have ATM access to your account and you can even write checks on your ESSA Money Market Account; although federal regulations limit the number of checks, point-of-sale (POS) transactions and third-party transfers each month.
CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT
ESSA offers a wide selection of Certificates of Deposit (CDs) to meet your needs. Your investment is guaranteed up to the full limits of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the rate is guaranteed for the entire term.
• Short-Term Certificates – Select either a 91-day (three-month) or 182-day (six-month) term
• Investment Certificates – Terms from 12 to 60 months are available
• Jumbo Certificates – For investments of $100,000 and over, available in terms from 91 days to five years
• IRA Certificates – Terms from 12 to 60 months are available