$1,000 minimum opening deposit. The Annual Percentage Yield (APY) and interest rates are accurate as of January 11, 2019. Rates are subject to change without notice. Fees could reduce earnings on the account. A penalty may be imposed for withdrawals made before maturity. The account must maintain a minimum balance of $1,000 each day to obtain the disclosed annual percentage yield. Loyalty CDs and Loyalty IRAs are available to customers who maintain a Free Checking account with a qualifying $500 direct deposit or any of our personal interest-bearing checking accounts. A qualifying direct deposit is a direct deposit of a paycheck, pension, Social Security, or other eligible regular monthly income, electronically deposited by an employer or an outside agency into your checking account.