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Waterman Bank is a member of the Federal Insurance Corporation (FDIC). The FDIC protects your Waterman Bank deposits up to $250,000 per depositor for each qualifying account ownership category. This means your money is 100% protected up to the FDIC limits. Learn more about FDIC coverage here.
Mobile check deposit is a quick and convenient way to deposit your paper checks remotely. Instead of taking a trip to the bank, take a picture of the front and back of the check using the Waterman Mobile app.
Online banking is great but sometimes you need help from a live person, stop by one of our locations or give us a call over the phone, someone is standing by ready to help.
Whether paying their allowance, or contributing to their college fund, the Kid Savings account allows for automatic recurring transfers making it easy and convenient to help them reach their goals.
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Bank with a bank that values your money. The Waterman High Yield Savings account pays more interest and does not require a minimum balance to earn APY.
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It’s a savings account that earns higher than average interest on the balance amount in your account. With the Waterman High Yield Savings account, you’ll earn one of the nation’s top savings rates on all balances, the more you save the more you’ll earn. Plus, this high-yield savings account is FDIC-insured up to the allowable limits.
There are several ways to make a deposit:
A Waterman High Yield Savings account is savings account that earns interest and allows you to access your money any time. A Waterman CD account is a savings account that also earns interest but when you deposit money there, you agree to keep it there for a specific amount of time, called a term. If you decided to withdrawal or transfer funds early before your term is over, you may incur a penalty. After you term is over with the Waterman CD account you can access your money and your earned interest without a penalty.
Yes. You can assign individuals as Payable on Death beneficiaries, which means while you’re alive the beneficiaries won’t have access to anything in the account. There are certain situations where beneficiaries are handled differently, like when dealing with a Joint with Survivorship accounts or Trust accounts when the Trustee is controlling the funds for another party. Assigning beneficiaries can give you peace of mind and can result in increased FDIC coverage for your accounts up to the legal allowable limits. For additional questions or concerns, contact us at 815-264-3201 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yes, this high-yield savings account is FDIC-insured up to the allowable limits.
Yes, you can withdraw money from your Waterman High Yield Savings account at a branch or online by transferring the money (see our “How do I transfer Money” FAQ). To withdraw funds using an ATM you’ll need to first transfer the money into a Waterman checking account
Federal law permits limiting certain types of withdrawals and transfers from savings accounts to a combined total of 6 per statement cycle. These limited transactions include things like Online and Mobile Banking transfers, transfers from your account to any of your accounts with us, or to a third party.
There are no monthly maintenance or minimum balance charge on your account. There will be a monthly (charge or fee) of $3 if you opt out of e-statements or are requesting a paper statement instead of an e-statement. Please see out full fee schedule and disclosures for detailed information.
The main difference between how the Waterman High Yield Savings account and Waterman Money Market account is that a Waterman Money market account allows the option of writing checks from that account. The Waterman High Yield Savings account does not allow to you to write check from that account. There are also other differences such as balance requirements and how the different accounts earn interest. Please see our compare savings page for more information.
At Waterman we believe in serving all the people in our communities, understanding your needs and finding the right solutions to meet them. Whether your goals are big or small we are only a phone call or email away, we’re here to help.
*APY – Annual Percentage Yield. Rates are subject to change without notice. Fees may reduce the earnings on the account. Limited to $1,000,000.00 per account type per household or controlled entity.