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Discover Bank CD rates

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Discover Bank offers certificates of deposit in 12 terms that require a $2,500 minimum deposit. Each term pays the same annual percentage yield on all balances.

Discover Bank earned 4.8 out of 5 stars in Bankrate’s review across its deposit products and 4.7 out of 5 stars for its CDs.

Discover CD rates

Discover CDs offer varying APYs depending on the term. Penalties apply for early withdrawals, which may reduce the principal balance. At maturity date, the balance can be withdrawn or renewed automatically.

Account name Term APY Minimum deposit
CD 3 months 0.50% $2,500
CD 6 months 0.75% $2,500
CD 9 months 1.00% $2,500
CD 1 year 1.90% $2,500
CD 18 months 2.00% $2,500
CD 2 years 2.25% $2,500
CD 30 months 2.25% $2,500
CD 3 years 2.50% $2,500
CD 4 years 2.50% $2,500
CD 5 years 2.90% $2,500
CD 7 years 2.90% $2,500
CD 10 years 2.90% $2,500

Note: Annual percentage yields (APYs) shown are as of July 1, 2022, and may vary by region for some products.

How Discover rates compare to top-yielding banks

Discover’s CD rates are competitive, though some other online banks may offer slightly higher rates, depending on the term. Discover’s broad selection of CD terms makes it easy to find a term suited to a specific savings goal or to build a CD ladder.

Some competitors may also have lower minimum deposit requirements. Shop around to find the best CD that fits your needs.

Other savings options at Discover

Discover also offers savings and money market accounts. Both pay slightly lower interest rates than CDs with terms of a year or longer. Still, these accounts may be worth considering for those who value access to their cash at any time.

Written by
René Bennett
Banking writer
René Bennett is a writer for Bankrate, reporting on banking products and personal finance.
Edited by
Wealth editor