Southern Bank's Money Market accounts and CDs are a great way to earn interest on cash reserves. For those businesses looking to set aside larger amounts of money, Southern Bank offers a solution to ensure access to full FDIC insurance on large deposits.
Put your cash reserves to work.
Certificates of Deposit
Grow interest over time.
A certificate of deposit (CD) is a great option for your business if you are able to leave funds untouched for a set time while it grows interest. Choose your term from our available options and decide how much money to deposit. Along with earning interest, the account is insured up to FDIC limits. The CDARS program is available for account balances over $250,000.¹
Ask us about current CD specials.
CDs offer these great benefits:
- Fixed rates, usually above standard savings.
- Longer terms typically offer higher interest rates.
- Locked-in rates provide a guaranteed rate of return.
- No setup or maintenance fees.
- $1,000 minimum deposit to open.
- Check periodically for special promotions.
Early withdrawal subject to penalty.
Money Market Platinum
Competitive, tiered rates.
- Make deposits any time or set up a recurring direct deposit.
- $1,000 minimum deposit to open an account.
- $6 monthly service fee (waived by maintaining $1,000 minimum daily balance AND enrolling in electronic statements).
- 6 free withdrawals or transfers per month, $2 per transaction thereafter.
- Direct check writing available - limited only by monthly withdrawal or transfer limits.
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Money Market Platinum accounts also come with these FREE services:
FDIC insurance over the $250,000 maximum.¹
Southern Bank offers smart, profit-enhancing deposit solutions through Insured Cash Sweep (ICS) service and Certificate of Deposit Account Registry Service (CDARS). Both ICS and CDARS allow you access to all of your funds at one financial institution offering FDIC insurance above the $250,000 maximum.
How does it work?
It is as simple as completing a Deposit Placement Agreement, deposit your funds, and we handle the rest.
When we place your deposit through the ICS or CDARS service, your deposit is divided into amounts under the standard FDIC insurance maximum of $250,000. The individual amounts are placed in demand deposit accounts (using ICS) or CDs (using CDARS) at multiple banks. Keeping track of these individual deposits is easy. You’ll receive one consolidated statement from us listing information for all of your deposit accounts. It’s a simple, time-saving solution that won’t have you running around town opening accounts at different institutions or trying to maintain multiple banking relationships.
Earn Interest: Earn one interest rate for funds placed into demand deposit accounts through ICS or into CDs with CDARS. You won’t have to keep track of interest rates for each individual account.
Peace of Mind: You can rest assured knowing that your funds are eligible for multi-million-dollar FDIC insurance protection that is backed by the full faith and credit of the federal government.
Save Time: Work directly with us - a bank you know and trust - to access multi-million-dollar FDIC insurance. We’ll handle any legwork between institutions.
1 Placement of your funds through the ICs service or CDARS service is subject to the terms, conditions, and disclosures set forth in the agreements, including the ICS Deposit Placement Agreement and CDARS Deposit Placement Agreement, that you enter into with us.
You will also sign a custodial agreement with us if you have not already done so.
Limits apply, and customer eligibility criteria may apply. ICS program withdrawals are limited to six per month when using the ICS savings option.
Insured Cash Sweep, ICS, Certificate of Deposit Account Registry Service, and CDARS are registered service marks of IntraFi Network, LLC.