Business Fixed-Rate Certificate

The savings account with a solid work ethic.

Business Fixed-Rate Certificate 101

A certificate is an earnings-driven savings account, similar to a CD, or Certificate of Deposit in the traditional banking world. Open your Business Fixed-Rate Certificate with a deposit of $1,000 or more and choose between a 12, 18, or 36-month term.

Saving smarter just got easier.
You’re busy running your business, so get a savings account you won’t have to micromanage. Our Fixed Rate Certificate makes it easy to stash some savings away immediately and get it growing quickly. With competitive rates and quarterly dividends, you’ll reach your savings goals just by letting this certificate do what it does best (so you have more time to do the same).

Business Fixed-Rate Certificate Rates

Type Dividend Rate APY* Balances Dividends Compounded Dividends Credited
Type:
Business Fixed-Rate Certificate | 12 Months
Dividend Rate:
0.299%
APY*:
0.30%
Balances:
$1,000.00 Minimum Opening Deposit
Dividends Compounded:
Quarterly
Dividends Credited:
Quarterly
Type:
Business Fixed-Rate Certificate | 18 Months
Dividend Rate:
0.349%
APY*:
0.35%
Balances:
$1,000.00 Minimum Opening Deposit
Dividends Compounded:
Quarterly
Dividends Credited:
Quarterly
Type:
Business Fixed-Rate Certificate | 36 Months
Dividend Rate:
0.399%
APY*:
0.40%
Balances:
$1,000.00 Minimum Opening Deposit
Dividends Compounded:
Quarterly
Dividends Credited:
Quarterly

No additional deposits allowed except at maturity or during the grace period.

Business Fixed-Rate Certificate Benefits

Let’s team up

Our business services team is here to support you and everything you do. Anytime you need to talk shop, reach out directly to us at 931.436.9088 or email us at businessservices@forteracu.com.


We travel for business

On the road or at the conference, keep your money close with our mobile app and online banking.

Your network just got bigger

Our business members enjoy access to credit union branches and ATMs all around the world — surcharge-free. Learn more about how to find a Fortera-friendly credit union near you.

Save more earn more

Money still doesn’t grow on trees, but Fortera savings accounts do collect dividends quarterly. (Dividends are our version of interest, or in other words, free money.)

Goal setting made simple

Our skilled experts are easy to reach and happy to help. For members and non-members alike, meetings and consultations are always free, so make the most of your money, on us.

Rest easy

With us, your money is always protected and insured by the National Credit Union Administration. You’re covered on all deposits up to $250,000, so save away.

Statements that save

....Trees, space, and worry. Always enjoy access to 18 months worth of e-statements. Keep more trees, toss your file cabinet, and know your info is always safe and sound.

Get growing

To start seeing dividends that are worth a little commitment, reach out today.

Take our card. If you're creative and courageous, you're our kind of person.

  • Phone: 931.431.6800
  • Email: businessservices@forteracu.com

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That's what we are here for. Give us a call and let's chat face-to-face.

Does the Business Fixed-Rate Certificate have any fees?
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The Business Fixed-Rate Certificate does not have any service or operating fees.

Can I add additional deposits to the Business Fixed-Rate Certificate?
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Additional deposits are not allowed in the Business Fixed-Rate Certificate.

Who is eligible to open a Business Fixed-Rate Certificate?
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To be able to open a Business Fixed-Rate Certificate, you must meet the following eligibility requirements: (1) You must be 18 years of age or older (2) You must live, work, worship, or attend school in Montgomery or Stewart counties in Tennessee or Christian, Trigg or Todd counties in Kentucky. (3) You must be a business owner.

How much does it cost to open a Business Fixed-Rate Certificate?
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The minimum deposit required to open a Business Fixed-Rate Certificate is $1,000.

What documents do I need to open the Business Fixed-Rate Certificate?
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To verify your identity, we always ask that you come prepared with a government-issued ID. It is important that it is not expired. Examples of acceptable IDs include a State Driver's License or a U.S or Foreign Passport. If we have trouble validating your ID, we may ask for a secondary ID. If you have a question about whether or not an ID can be used, just text us at 931.431.6800 or chat with us at forteracu.com. Please click here for full list of the documents you will need.

What are dividends and how do they work for the Business Fixed-Rate Certificate?
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Dividends are extra money that your account earns just by being open and meeting our minimum account dividend earning value. The Business Fixed-Rate Certificate earns dividends quarterly as long as your account has at least $1,000 deposited in it. It is just another way we like to say thank you to our members for trusting us with your hard-earned "dough". To learn more about what the current dividend rate is and our other savings accounts that earn dividends, please see our Rate and Fee Disclosure.

Can I open the Business Fixed-Rate Certificate online or do I need to open it at a branch location?
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You do need to call us or come into a branch to open this account. We are working toward having easy online applications soon. In the meantime, please call us at 931.431.6800, email us at businessservices@forteracu.com, or schedule an appointment to open an account.

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What' New

Nitty, gritty, and super important.

Fine print is your friend. When you have a minute, give these a good read:
Business Member Service Agreement
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Privacy Policy
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Business Rate and Fee Disclosure
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