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Key Bank Reviews, Rates: CDs, Savings, Money Market, Mortgages

Key Bank is a Cleveland-based financial institution who takes pride in the fact that they are one of the nation’s largest bank-based financial services companies. Their assets are worth approximately $90 billion as of March 21, 2011 and it continues to grow every day. Key Bank offers services in a broad array of areas. Some of these areas include: retail and commercial banking, consumer finance, investment management and banking.

Key Bank services are provided throughout the United States and also internationally (for certain businesses). They have a network of 1,547 ATMs and support their clients and businesses through 1,040 branches and offices, telephone banking centers, and a website. Key Bank ensures that their customers receive 24/7 access to their account information and access to over 15,301 knowledgeable employees.

Review: Key Bank Services

Standard and package checking accounts are offered by Key Bank. The standard checking accounts include the basics of a checking account. One account Key Bank does have is very interesting and it is called Key Checkless Access Account. It is ideal for those who currently use ChexSystems or use a check cashing service. This account has no monthly maintenance fee and no minimum balance to meet. If your employer offers direct deposit or you find yourself cashing your checks at various check cashing facility, then this easy-to-use account will definitely benefit you.

Key Bank is also known for their personal line of credit services. Whatever the situation maybe, Key Bank is the ultimate source for receiving funds from $5,000 to $30,000. One of the quirkiest things they offer is boat and motorcycle loans. By offering such a unique service, Key Bank continues to serve their customers to the best advantage. Same day approval is available for the personal lines of credit and can be attached to a checking account to avoid unplanned overdraft fees.

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KeyBank offers CDs with higher interest rates for larger balances and easy to manage for short term savings needs.

KeyBank has three CD account options:

  • Key Tiered CD
  • Key Short Term CD®
  • Key Jumbo CD – $100,000.00 or greater

The minimum opening deposit for KeyBank’s CDs are $2,500.00. Those with existing KeyBank checking accounts are rewarded with premium interest rates.

KeyBank: Key Tiered CD Rates: Special 48 Month – as of 8/14/11

  • $25,000.00 – $49,999.99 – 0.995% Interest Rate – 1.00% APY With Relationship Reward (WRR)
  • $25,000.00 – $49,999.99 – 0.497% Interest Rate – 0.50% APY Without Relationship Reward (WORR)

KeyBank: Key Short Term CD® – as of 8/14/11

    • 7-31 Days
      • $2,500.00 – $9,999.99 – 0.100% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY WRR & WORR
      • $10,000.00 – $24,999.99 – 0.100% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY WRR & WORR
      • $25,000.00 – $49,999.99 – 0.100% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY WRR & WORR
      • $50,000.00 – $99,999.99 – 0.100% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY WRR & WORR
    • 32-59 Days
      • $2,500.00 – $9,999.99 – 0.100% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY WRR & WORR
      • $10,000.00 – $24,999.99 – 0.100% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY WRR & WORR
      • $25,000.00 – $49,999.99 – 0.100% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY WRR & WORR
      • $50,000.00 – $99,999.99 – 0.100% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY WRR & WORR

 

  • 60-89 Days
    • $2,500.00 – $9,999.99 – 0.100% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY WRR & WORR
    • $10,000.00 – $24,999.99 – 0.100% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY WRR & WORR
    • $25,000.00 – $49,999.99 – 0.100% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY WRR & WORR
    • $50,000.00 – $99,999.99 – 0.100% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY WRR & WORR
  • 90-119 Days
    • $2,500.00 – $9,999.99 – 0.100% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY WRR & WORR
    • $10,000.00 – $24,999.99 – 0.100% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY WRR & WORR
    • $25,000.00 – $49,999.99 – 0.100% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY WRR & WORR
    • $50,000.00 – $99,999.99 – 0.100% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY WRR & WORR
  • 120-149 Days
    • $2,500.00 – $9,999.99 – 0.200% Interest Rate – 0.20% APY WRR, 0.100% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY WORR
    • $10,000.00 – $24,999.99 – 0.200% Interest Rate – 0.20% APY WRR, 0.100% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY WORR
    • $25,000.00 – $49,999.99 – 0.200% Interest Rate – 0.20% APY WRR, 0.100% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY WORR
    • $50,000.00 – $99,999.99 – 0.200% Interest Rate – 0.20% APY WRR, 0.100% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY WORR
  • 150-179 Days
    • $2,500.00 – $9,999.99 – 0.200% Interest Rate – 0.20% APY WRR, 0.100% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY WORR
    • $10,000.00 – $24,999.99 – 0.200% Interest Rate – 0.20% APY WRR, 0.100% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY WORR
    • $25,000.00 – $49,999.99 – 0.200% Interest Rate – 0.20% APY WRR, 0.100% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY WORR
    • $50,000.00 – $99,999.99 – 0.200% Interest Rate – 0.20% APY WRR, 0.100% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY WORR

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KeyBank has a wide variety of savings accounts designed to provide individual solutions to service your personal financial planning situation. Their accounts are FDIC-insured and highly competitive. They specialize in their money market accounts but do other a basic savings account.

KeyBank: Key Saver

  • Opening requirement: $50.00
  • No monthly maintenance service charge when you maintain a daily balance of $300.00 or more otherwise $4.00
  • Allowed 7 withdrawals per monthly period, $5.00 charge for each transfer over the limit

KeyBank: Key Saver Rates – as of 8/14/11

  • $0 – $2,499.99 – 0.04% Interest Rate – 0.04% APY
  • $2,500.00 – $4,999.99 – 0.05% Interest Rate – 0.05% APY
  • $5,000.00 – $9,999.99 – 0.05% Interest Rate – 0.05% APY
  • $10,000.00 – $24,999.99 – 0.05% Interest Rate – 0.05% APY
  • $25,000.00 – $49,999.99 – 0.05% Interest Rate – 0.05% APY
  • $50,000.00 – $99,999.99 – 0.05% Interest Rate – 0.05% APY
  • $100,000.00 – $249,999.99 – 0.05% Interest Rate – 0.05% APY
  • $250,000.00 – $499,999.99 – 0.05% Interest Rate – 0.05% APY
  • $500,000.00 – $999,999.99 – 0.05% Interest Rate – 0.05% APY
  • $1,000,000.00 and more – 0.05% Interest Rate – 0.05% APY

KeyBank: Key4Kids® Savings Account

  • Opening requirement: $10.00
  • No monthly maintenance service charge or minimum balance requirements
  • Designed for children under the age of 18
  • Pay your child’s allowance through an account-to-account transfer

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KeyBank offers two money market accounts among the many other options they have for savings. Key Gold Money Market Savings® Accounts are ideal for short-term savings goals. This account offers easy access to the money and a competitive interest rate. Key Silver Money Market Savings is suitable for those who want to earn a competitive yield on a liquid savings account.

KeyBank: Key Gold Money Market Account® – as of 8/13/11

  • Minimum opening deposit: $30,000.000
  • Monthly maintenance fee: $18 – waived if balance is met
  • $0 – $2,499.99 – 0.10% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY
  • $2,500.00 – $4,999.99 – 0.10% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY
  • $5,000.00 – $9,999.99 – 0.10% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY
  • $10,000.00 – $24,999.99 – 0.20% Interest Rate – 0.20% APY
  • $25,000.00 – $49,999.99 – 0.20% Interest Rate – 0.20% APY
  • $50,000.00 – $99,999.99 – 0.20% Interest Rate – 0.20% APY
  • $100,000.00 – $249,999.99 – 0.20% Interest Rate – 0.20% APY
  • $250,000.00 – $499,999.99 – 0.20% Interest Rate – 0.20% APY
  • $500,000.00 – $999,999.99 – 0.20% Interest Rate – 0.20% APY
  • $1,000,000.00 – $1,999,999.99 – 0.20% Interest Rate – 0.20% APY
  • $2,000,000.00 – $4,999,999.99 – 0.20% Interest Rate – 0.20% APY
  • $5,000,000.00 and more – 0.20% Interest Rate – 0.20% APY

KeyBank: Key Silver Money Market Savings – as of 8/13/11

  • Minimum opening deposit: $50.00
  • Service charge: $12 – waived with $5,000.00 minimum balance, $25.00 automatic deposit/transfer or maintain a Key relationship package checking account during the statement cycle
  • $0 – $2,499.99 – 0.10% Interest Rate – 0.10% APY
  • $2,500.00 – $4,999.99 – 0.15% Interest Rate – 0.15% APY
  • $5,000.00 – $9,999.99 – 0.15% Interest Rate – 0.15% APY
  • $10,000.00 – $24,999.99 – 0.15% Interest Rate – 0.15% APY
  • $25,000.00 – $49,999.99 – 0.15% Interest Rate – 0.15% APY
  • $50,000.00 – $99,999.99 – 0.15% Interest Rate – 0.15% APY
  • $100,000.00 – $249,999.99 – 0.15% Interest Rate – 0.15% APY
  • $250,000.00 – $499,999.99 – 0.15% Interest Rate – 0.15% APY
  • $500,000.00 – $999,999.99 – 0.15% Interest Rate – 0.15% APY
  • $1,000,000.00 and more – 0.15% Interest Rate – 0.15% APY

Terms & ConditionsKey Gold Money Market Account®: Minimum opening deposit must come from funds not currently held in deposit accounts at KeyBank, N.A. Interest rates and APYs are subject to change without notice. If you close your account within 180 days, you will be charged an account early close out fee.

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KeyBank is committed to helping its customer finding the correct mortgage for them and also guiding customers through the home buying process. They offer a limited selection of mortgages; however by doing so, mortgage consultants are able to help make the process much easier.

KeyBank: Fixed Rate Mortgages: Loan Amounts up to $417,000.00 – as of 8/13/11

  • 15 year – 3.580% Interest Rate – 3.805% APR – $7.19 Monthly Payment per $1,000.00 Borrowed
  • 30 year – 4.400% Interest Rate – 4.537% APR – $5.01 Monthly Payment per $1,000.00 Borrowed
  • Key Community 15 year – 4.125% Interest Rate – 4.349% APR – $7.46 Monthly Payment per $1,000.00 Borrowed
  • Key Community 30 year – 4.875% Interest Rate – 5.012% APR – $5.29 Monthly Payment per $1,000.00 Borrowed

KeyBank: Adjustable Rate Mortgages & FHA Mortgages – as of 8/13/11

  • Please call 1-800-422-2442 to speak with a Mortgage Specialist for the most up-to-date rates.

KeyBank: VA Mortgages – as of 8/13/11

  • 15 year fixed – 3.625% Interest Rate – 4.162% APR – $7.21 Monthly Payment per $1,000.00 Borrowed
  • 30 year fixed – 4.240% Interest Rate – 4.554% APR – $4.91 Monthly Payment per $1,000.00 Borrowed

KeyBank: Refinancing Your Mortgage

  • Discuss your options when you are provided with a consultation to determine what type of loan you could qualify for.
  • Locate a Mortgage Advisor in your area or visit your local Key branch
  • Call 1-800-422-2442 to speak with a Mortgage Advisor

Terms & Conditions: All credit products are subject to credit approval. To apply, you must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Agree to provide additional personal and business information, if requested, such as tax returns and financial statements
  • Certify that all information submitted in the application is true and correct
  • Authorize the bank and or a credit bureau to investigate the information on the application

KeyBank does not lend in the following states/district: AL, DC, LA, MS, ND, SD, TX, WV

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