Earn 3.15% APY on a 12-month CD with new deposits1

<h2>Take Advantage of a High-yield Certificate of Deposit (CD)</h2>

Take Advantage of a High-yield Certificate of Deposit (CD)

When you have extra funds that you wish to grow over time, a CD is a terrific option to give you piece of mind that your money stays safe during big market losses. Make the most of one of the best CD rates and guarantee a return higher than your typical savings account. Interest is compounded daily, credited and paid to your account on a quarterly basis - which you can view in your account with online and mobile banking.


  • $500 minimum to open a new CD with money not currently on deposit at Northwest Bank
  • No monthly service fees (Retail Only)
  • Insured by the FDIC for up to $250,000*

To open a new CD, visit your local branch and speak with a banker.

Grow your money faster with a Northwest Certificate of Deposit!

Premium Interest Rates

Guarantee a return for the term of your choice - from one week to ten years - with interest rates typically higher than a savings account.

Secure Your Savings

Your savings are backed by Northwest Bank and insured by the FDIC for up to $250,000*

Fixed Rates That Grow

Interest accrues, compounds, and is credited and posted to your account quarterly

Waive Monthly Service Fees

Your CD balance can help waive monthly service fees on an Affinity Plus or Affinity Premier checking account

Additional features of a Northwest CD
  • No monthly service fees
  • View your account with online and mobile banking
  • Open an account at your nearest Northwest branch location
  • Auto-renew at maturity or cash out without penalty within the grace period

Roth or Traditional IRA CD

Our 18-month variable rate IRA CD can give you peace of mind as you plan for retirement. Deposits can be processed any time, in any increment up to the maximum contribution limit. Withdrawals can be processed during the 7-day grace period.

Visit a Northwest branch to learn more

Learn more about certificates of deposit (CDs) with these financial tips and tools.

Calculate the potential interest earned on a CD

Use our calculator to calculate the interest earned on a certificate of deposit based on the Annual Percentage Yield (or APY), which is the effective annual rate of return once the effects of compounding interest are factored in.

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Laddering strategies for CDs

With laddering, you take out several CDs, all with different terms. Ideally, you want your CDs to reach maturity at regular intervals. That gives you the choice at each maturation date to either withdraw funds, renew them for a new term or withdraw some and re-invest the rest.

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Is it time to use CDs for investing again?

Once again, CD rates are back on the rise, leaving people who have decided against them in the past to reconsider whether now might be the time to begin investing in CDs once again.

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1Promotional rate of 3.15% APY (Annual Percentage Yield) available on 12-month CD with $500 minimum of new money deposited. New money is defined as deposits not currently held in an account at Northwest Bank. Available to new and existing personal and business Northwest Bank customers. Eligible for new CD accounts only. Additional deposits can be made to the balance of the CD on the maturity date or during the seven calendar day grace period. You must maintain a minimum balance of $500 in the account each day to obtain the disclosed APY. Substantial penalty for early withdrawal. Promotional rate/offer may be withdrawn or changed without notice.

*FDIC insurance up to $250,000 per depositor for each ownership category. See bank for complete details. Other rates and terms available. Northwest Bank is Member FDIC. Rev. 11/14/2022