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It all begins with a savings account.
When you open a savings account, you become an Ascend member. That means you automatically qualify to apply for all other Ascend products and services.
Dividends are earned on your daily balance and paid at the end of each month.
Ascend's free Money Management tool helps you with budgeting, debt management, investment tracking, and more.
Manage your accounts from almost anywhere with Ascend’s online banking services.
As a member you're also an owner, which means you have a say in how Ascend is run.
Over the past 15 years, we’ve given our members more than $85 million in interest refunds and bonus dividends.
Ascend’s mobile app makes managing your accounts easy, convenient and secure.
Ascend members can buy tickets for select Live Nation concerts at Ascend Amphitheater before they go on sale to the public.
Rates effective October 1, 2020.
Savings, Legacy checking, Preferred checking, and Christmas Club accounts are variable rate accounts, and the rates may change. The Annual Percentage Yields (APYs) stated are accurate as of October 1, 2020. There is no minimum balance required to earn the APYs stated. The minimum opening deposit on a savings account is $5.00. The minimum opening deposit on a checking account is $20.00 or establishment of incoming automatic transfer or direct deposit. Fees and other conditions could reduce earnings. For more information regarding fees see the Fee Addendum.
As a multiple common bond credit union with limited membership, Ascend serves many occupational and associational groups. Membership eligibility can be determined in one of the following ways: Relationship with immediate family or household members, Employment/Affiliation, Underserved Areas, and The Nature Conservancy, Tennessee Chapter (TNC). To find out how you are eligible to join, visit our Eligibility page.
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There are three different ways to open an Ascend account.