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Traditional IRA

No setup, administration or annual maintenance fees are charged on Star One IRA Accounts.

Traditional IRA

  • No IRA setup, administration or annual maintenance fees
  • Convenience of payroll allocations and automated deposits
  • Automatic IRA distributions available
  • Automatic renewal on Certificate Accounts with 10-calendar-day grace period beginning on maturity date to make changes
  • Competitive IRA interest rates
  • Knowledgeable, qualified staff
  • Monthly statement

Your contribution may be tax-deductible depending on your tax-filing status, taxable income, and your participation in an employer-sponsored retirement plan.

Investments grow on a tax-deferred basis. Earnings are taxed only upon withdrawal. We offer Contributory, Rollover, Conduit, and Spousal plans. Untaxed Traditional IRA assets are now generally permitted to be rolled over into a qualified retirement plan (employer plan).

CARES Act, SECURE Act 2020 and your IRA

New legislation in 2020 brings flexibility in how you manage your Star One IRA:

  • CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act)
  • SECURE Act 2020 (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act)

Contribution changes

  • Traditional IRA contributions can now be made after age 70½
  • Expanded definition of the eligible compensation for Graduate student IRA contributions

Distribution changes

  • Distributions may be taken for birth or adoption
  • Delayed age for Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs)

Learn more about the CARES Act .

Learn more about the SECURE Act 2020.

Traditional IRA Summary

IRA Investment Options

  • Savings Account - $100 minimum deposit or $25 with automated deposits
  • Certificate Accounts - $100 minimum deposit or $25 with automated deposits, 6-month, 1-year and 2-year terms

IRA Interest Rates

IRA / ESA Savings



APY (0.50% rate)

6-Month IRA / ESA



APY (0.50% rate)

1-Year IRA / ESA



APY (0.60% rate)

2-Year IRA / ESA



APY (0.70% rate)


Open a Traditional IRA


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Additional IRA Information and Help

Traditional IRA Tax Deduction

Contributions up to the limit are fully tax-deductible if you are not an active participant in an employer-sponsored retirement plan.

If you are an active participant and a single tax filer, your deductibility phase-out range for tax year 2021 is $66,000 - $76,000, up from $65,000 to $75,000 in 2020.

If you are married and filing a joint return, your deductibility phase-out range for tax year 2021 is $105,000 - $125,000, up from $104,000 to $124,000 in 2020.

Note: For an IRA contributor who is not an active participant and is married to someone who is an active participant, the deductibility phase-out range is $198,000 - $208,000 for 2021 and $196,000 - $206,000 for 2020.

Traditional and Roth IRAs are separately insured to $250,000 by the National Credit Union Administration, an agency of the United States Government. Coverdell Education Savings Accounts are insured under the same provisions as irrevocable trust accounts.

Scam and Fraud Alert

Several Star One members reported receiving a phone call or text from a person claiming to be from Star One's fraud department with a caller ID reflecting 866-543-5202.

The caller is impersonating a Star One employee to gain your trust with the goal of getting access to your account.

The caller may try to reassure you that it's OK to share your information—please hang up, it's not OK, EVER!