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IRA CDs and IRA Savings Account

Create a retirement plan with IRA CDs and the IRA Savings Account from Citizens Bank

The IRA Savings Account helps you begin saving by making consistent contributions to your retirement plan with Steady Save® in the amount and on a schedule that fits your budget.  If you’ve already started saving for retirement, then our IRA Certificate of Deposit (CD) can provide peace of mind with FDIC insurance to help preserve your nest egg.  Plus, both products have a great competitive rate to help your funds grow even faster.  Learn more about our IRA Savings Account and IRA CD to see which one is best for your financial situation.

Use the chart below to better understand our IRA CDs and Savings Account



IRA Savings Account

Interest Rate




1 – 120 months

No Term

Minimum balance to open


Any Amount

Steady Save Contributions


Yes2  You determine amount and frequency

Early withdrawal penalty3

CD early withdrawal penalty

No bank penalty for early withdrawal

FDIC Insured


Tax Benefits

Traditional IRA contributions may be tax deductible – consult your tax advisor.

IRA types

Traditional and Roth IRA

Monthly Maintenance Fee


$4.99. Waived with a minimum daily balance of $200 in your account. Account will automatically receive a fee waiver on the first 4 monthly maintenance fees.

ATM card issued


Contribution Limits (Traditional and Roth IRAs) – under age 50

  • $5,500 for tax year 2017

  • $5,500 for tax year 2016

Contribution Limits (Traditional and Roth IRAs) – Age 50 and older

  • $6,500 for tax year 2017

  • $6,500 for tax year 2016

Work with Citizens Bank to create a customized retirement plan

With products to help you start saving as well as increase funds during retirement, Citizens Bank has what you need to plan for the future. Choosing the right IRA plan will depend on your current situation. For more information, visit a Citizens Bank branch or call 1-800-948-7200. You may also want to consult a tax advisor for information on deductions for your IRA contributions to the Savings Account and CDs.

1 Funds can be added to an existing account during grace period at maturity for fixed term investments.

2 Equal to your maximum annual IRA contribution or any other amount within IRS guidelines. Steady Save® contributions are for current year only. See your Citizens Banker to make a prior year contribution.

3 IRS penalties may apply. Consult your tax advisor.



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All accounts and services are subject to approval. IRA distributions may be subject to state taxation depending on the tax law of your state. Citizens Bank does not offer tax advice. Consult your tax advisor for IRA eligibility rules and your individual circumstances. Please refer to the Personal Deposit Account Agreement and Fees and Features Guide for fees and information. See a banker for details and FDIC insurance limitations. Fees may reduce earnings.

On your statement, your IRA Savings Account will be titled Variable Rate Savings IRA.