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Turning your plans into reality starts with a savings account at Westar Federal Credit Union.

Whether you’re looking to set aside money to be prepared for life’s surprises or you’re saving toward something you have your eye on, the first step toward achieving your savings goals starts with Westar Federal Credit Union savings accounts.

What Can You Use a Savings Account for?

Whether you’re saving up for life’s big events, something you’ve been eyeing or for an emergency fund, savings accounts can be used for a wide variety of personal finance goals.

You can use a savings account for so many of life’s plans. This includes, but are not limited to:

  • Emergency fund savings account
  • Vacation savings account
  • Savings for big purchases
  • College fund savings account
  • Christmas savings account
  • Holiday shopping savings account
  • and more

The sooner you start saving, the sooner you can reach your savings goals. It all starts with a Westar FCU savings account.

How Much Do I Need to Open a Savings Account?

Whether your approach to your savings account is “every little bit helps” or you’re putting aside sizable portions, a Westar FCU savings account is right for you.

You only need just $5 to open a savings account with Westar FCU.  This $5 minimum balance is an important baseline for turning your plans into action.

While $5 is the minimum balance for opening a savings account, you can set aside as much you want as your initial and subsequent deposits for your savings account. 

Is a savings account right for what you’re looking to accomplish?

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These Are the High Yield Savings Accounts You’re Looking For

If you’re looking for high yield savings accounts near Syracuse NY or surrounding regions, look no further. Westar FCU’s savings account options include high yield savings accounts with favorable interest rates.

Savings Account Rates

Rates are effective 7/21/2022 and are subject to change without notice. Membership restrictions apply.
Shares
**APY
*Regular Shares 0.03%
*Star Savings 0.03%
Vacation Club Shares 0.03%
Christmas Club Shares 0.03%
Special Shares 0.03%
IRA Shares 0.05%
Dividends are based on Credit Union earnings and cannot be guaranteed. This Credit Union has always paid its anticipated rates. **APY: Annual Percentage Yield *$5.00 minimum balance

An early withdrawal penalty may apply.

Share Certificates
(minimum of $500) **APY
6 months 0.05%
12 months 0.20%
18 months 0.22%
24 months 0.25%
36 months 0.30%
48 months 0.35%
Dividends are based on Credit Union earnings and cannot be guaranteed. This Credit Union has always paid its anticipated rates. **APY: Annual Percentage Yield.

An early withdrawal penalty may apply.

Types of Savings Accounts

Whatever you’re looking to save toward, Westar FCU has the right savings accounts to achieve your goals.

Our savings accounts include:

Personal Savings Accounts

  • $5 minimum balance
  • Competitive rates
  • No monthly service fee
  • Federally insured

Business Savings Accounts

Set aside a business savings account for your company. 

Club Savings Accounts

  • Holiday Club Savings Accounts
  • Vacation Club Savings Accounts 

Minor Savings Accounts

Set up a savings account for your child and control the funds while your child is too young to make financial decisions on their own. 

Youth Savings Accounts

Our Star Savings Account is a  joint youth savings account for anyone ages 5-15 and an adult.  This youth savings account is a wonderful way to teach children how to save, spend and donate.

IRA

If you’re looking for retirement savings accounts, Westar FCU empowers you to save for your future with the choice between two different Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs), a Traditional IRA or Roth IRA. 

The Local Choice for Savings Accounts near Camillus NY

Westar FCU savings accounts are available to people who live, work, or worship in Baldwinsville NY, Camillus NY, Elbridge NY, Geddes NY, Jordan NY, Marcellus NY, Memphis NY, Onondaga Hill NY, Solvay NY, Van Buren NY and Warner NY. 

For decades, your neighbors at Westar FCU have helped people achieve their savings goals. 

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