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StartStrong Goal Account

Earn 1.00% APY* on your StartStrong Goal Account to reach your long-term and short-term savings goals.

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Advantages of Opening a StartStrong Goal Account

Set yourself up for success by dedicating a StartStrong Goal Account to your long-term or short-term goals like prom, buying your first car, travel, or back to school shopping.

StartStrong Goal Account Rates

Minimum to Open Dividend Rate APY*
$5.00  0.995% 1.00%
  • Everything You Need to Know about a StartStrong Goal Account

    • Enhance your StartStrong experience by pairing a StartStart Goal Account with your StartStrong Savings or Checking Account. You need just $5 to open an account
    • Determine your long-term and short-term savings goals and choose 1 of 4 disbursement dates (February, May, August, or November)
    • Earn 1.00% APY* to help reach your savings goals faster
    • There’s no monthly fees or withdrawal fees
    • There is no minimum monthly balance

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Benefits of Opening a StartStrong Goal Account

  • Online and Mobile Banking

    Access your account anytime, anywhere on a phone or other device.

  • Save Anywhere, Anytime

    You can deposit any amount of money anytime you like, online or in person.

  • Member Perks

    With Member Perks, save with discounted movie, sports, and entertainment tickets, plus Cash Back Rewards.

  • Money Compass

    A personal finance management tool, within Online Banking, that allows you to view and manage accounts you may have with financial institutions outside of Jeanne D’Arc.

  • Financial Education

    Financial Education resources available to give you the tools and know-how to take control of your finances.

  • Deposit Insurance

    Deposits are federally insured up to $250,000. Beyond that, deposits are insured by the Massachusetts Share Insurance Corporation (MSIC).

How to Open a Statement Goal Account

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    Gather Your Details

    Provide some basic information about yourself.

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    Open an account easily at any Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union branch.

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    Start your savings account with a minimum deposit of just $5. Choose your disbursement date of February 1st, May 1st, August 1st, or November 1st. 

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FAQs about StartStrong Goal Accounts

No, none of the Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union savings accounts have an annual fee. We want to give your money the best chance to grow!

The minimum amount to open a StartStrong Goal Account is just $5.00.

Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union StartStrong Goal Accounts earn 1.00% APY.

When opening a StartStrong Goal Account you will choose a disbursement date of February 1st, May 1st, August 1st, or November 1st. While we encourage sticking with your savings goals, you will not be charged with an early withdrawal fee if you need the funds before the chosen disbursement date.


*APY=Annual Percentage Yield. All rates are subject to changes, after account opening, without notice. Fees could reduce earnings on the account. Requires a $5.00 minimum balance to open the account and earn APY. Members must have StartStrong Savings Account or StartStrong Checking Account in order to open a StartStrong Goal Account. Dividend rates are effective as of May 1, 2024.