5 Reasons To Open A Money Market Account

Five Reasons to Open a Premier Money Market Savings Account

When you’re trying to save and manage your money, it can be tough to decide the right account to use. Savings accounts are ideal for funds you want to put away for emergency or special purposes, while checking accounts are the way to go for money you’ll spend. But what if you’re looking for something that will help you save with the flexibility to spend?

Look no further than a money market savings account. These are perfect for funds you don’t need immediate access to but may need to withdraw from in the future. Typically, you’ll earn a higher return without the risk of the stock market or the restrictions of a CD.

Here’s a look at the top five reasons to open a money market account

Accessibility of Funds

One of the most attractive features of money market savings accounts is how your funds are “liquid” — they don’t have a maturity date or term requirements. This means you can access money in your account anytime, usually without penalty*

The level of security combined with the ease of accessibility can be ideal if you have occasional, large expenses such as tuition payments, household repairs, or even unexpected medical fess. You’ll simply earn your dividend while waiting for a need to spend.

*withdraw funds up to six times a month with no fees. $10 fee for each withdrawal in excess of six per calendar month

You are in Control

Premier Money Market accounts offer flexibility in how you access funds. In fact, you can make deposits, Write Checks, make withdrawals, and transfer funds into your checking account, so you’re free to use your money in a pinch without any major effort at all!

Whatever purpose you have for your money — whether saving or spending — a money market savings account is an ideal place to keep your funds.

High-Interest Rates

Money market savings accounts offer a rate of return that surpasses your typical savings account. In most cases, the more money you keep in your account, the higher your interest rate is. This is especially beneficial in a rising-rate environment when rates are expected to increase — giving your money the best chance to grow!

Our Premier Money Market Account takes this concept to the next level with a tiered system designed to reward your commitment to saving.

Here’s a breakdown of the four tiers:

Minimum Balance



$50,000-$74,999 3.50% 3.56%
$75,000-$99,999 3.75% 3.82%
$100,000 + 4.00% 4.07%


Funds in your Money Market account are insured by the NCUA up to $250,000. This means you can keep a large sum of money in your account without the risk of losing it to a market crash or a poor choice of investment. It’s a great opportunity to start saving with confidence!

Banking With A Purpose

AGCU shares your values and faith. We provide individuals, ministries, and businesses with the financial tools and knowledge they need to grow and thrive financially so they can transform our world through their generosity.

The money you deposit in AGCU helps churches grow, ministries expand, businesses succeed, and individuals thrive. Whether it’s constructing or remodeling a new church building or funding a home loan, your money is working in the Assemblies of God community.

How to Get Started

Click below to open a Premier Money Market Account or become a member of AGCU!

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APY=Annual Percentage Yield. APR= Annual Percentage Rate. Offer effective 9/25/23. Up to 6 withdrawals with no fees per calendar month, $10 fee for each withdrawal in excess of six per month. Rate may change at any time. The minimum balance required to open this account is $50,000.00. Minimum average daily balance of $50,000. If, during any month, your average daily balance is below the required minimum, your account will be subject to a minimum balance fee of $10.00 monthly. You must maintain a minimum average daily balance of $50,000.00 in your account to obtain the disclosed annual percentage yield.