Green Term Certificate

Support our Mission and Earn Great Dividends

This CD offers a double return: higher interest on your savings (view rates) and a great way to support environmentally-responsible investments. As with our traditional CDs, you lock in a great rate for the entire length of your term. And your savings help us continue to target green investments, such as loans for green businesses.

Self-Help has invested over $242 million in loans to sustainable businesses, including solar farms, recycling businesses, ecotourism, sustainable foods, land trusts and bike shops. Learn more about our environmental work.

Benefits of our Green CDs

  • Higher dividend rates than standard savings accounts
  • Increased rates on longer-term certificates (view our rates)
  • Guaranteed returns for the length of your term
  • Terms range from 1 to 4 years
  • Funds are NCUA-insured (up to $250,000) to protect your investment
  • Early withdrawal penalties apply* - $500 minimum deposit to open
  • Plus, your deposit helps support eco-friendly initiatives and green business loans!
*90 days on terms of 12 months or less. 180 days on terms greater than 12 months.
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How to Apply

Existing Members

Existing members can apply for our CDs by visiting one of our branches or by mailing a printed certificate application.

New Members

Not a member yet? No problem. Visit our Join Us page to learn about eligibility and how to join Self-Help Credit Union. 

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