Our flexible IRA accounts can be catered to help you save for retirement while meeting your financial needs today. Even if you already have a 401(k), an IRA may be a valuable way to supplement an employer-sponsored retirement plan. SCE FCU IRAs are held as IRA Certificates with varying terms from 12 to 60 months, so you can create a savings strategy that maximizes your earnings.

  • Terms from 12 to 60 months
  • $1,000 minimum opening balance
  • Dividends compound monthly
  • No fees to maintain your account
  • Even if you withdraw your money early, the principal is protected
  • Federally insured up to at least $250,000

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Traditional IRAs

IRA contributions may be tax deductible, depending on your circumstances. Many people pay fewer taxes on these earnings because they move to a lower tax bracket after retirement.

Roth IRAs

This IRA has the same contribution limits as a traditional IRA, but you don’t need to be under 70½ years old to contribute. The contributions are not tax-deductible during the current tax year, but the earnings on your contributions are tax-deferred and may be tax-free if you wait to withdraw funds until you’ve had your Roth IRA for at least five years and you reach the age of 59½, become disabled, or qualify as a first-time homebuyer.

Coverdell Educational Savings Accounts (ESA)

Formerly called an Education IRA, the Coverdell ESA helps pay for a child’s education. When used to pay for qualified education expenses, the earnings on your contributions are tax-free.

Make an informed decision. Check out our IRA Service Center for all your options.

IRA Savings

With no minimum balance requirement, this account allows you to start saving for retirement now and still have access to the funds.