Earn up to 5.2 *% annually. With Treasury Bills, you can earn a no-risk return on your money while ensuring that your cash is safe and easily accessible.
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Across Sonic's partner banks, you receive up to $2.75M FDIC insurance - 11x the standard coverage amount. For balances over $2.75M, you're able to invest in Money Market Funds and government-backed Treasury Bills that earn up to 5.24% APY* and include up to $500K SIPC insurance.
Sonic offers transparent payback plans and favorable rates to help insulate your growth from market conditions outside of your control.
Your dedicated relationship manager can help assess the best way to balance insurance and yield as well as expedite access to capital whenever the time is right.
A high-interest account with US Treasury bills is a financial product that offers individuals the opportunity to invest their money in short-term US government securities, specifically Treasury bills, in exchange for earning a higher rate of interest compared to traditional savings accounts.
When you open a high-interest account with US Treasury bills, your funds are used to purchase Treasury bills directly from the US government. These bills are typically issued with maturities ranging from a few days to one year. The interest you earn is based on the difference between the discounted purchase price and the face value of the Treasury bill at maturity.
Some key benefits of high-interest accounts with US Treasury bills include: * Higher interest rates compared to traditional savings accounts. * Low-risk investment backed by the US government. * Shorter investment terms, allowing for flexibility and liquidity. * Income generated from Treasury bills can be reinvested or used for other financial goals.
Yes, high-interest accounts with US Treasury bills are generally considered safe investments. They are backed by the full faith and credit of the US government, which means the risk of default is extremely low. However, it's important to note that, like any investment, there is always some level of risk, and the value of Treasury bills can fluctuate based on changes in interest rates.
Interest on high-interest accounts with US Treasury bills is typically paid at the maturity of the Treasury bills. For example, if you invest in a Treasury bill with a three-month maturity, you will receive the principal investment plus the earned interest at the end of the three-month period.
In most cases, high-interest accounts with US Treasury bills offer liquidity options that allow you to withdraw your funds before the maturity date of the Treasury bills. However, early withdrawal may result in a penalty or loss of some interest earnings.