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Republic First Bank is currently offering two CDs with very good rates and low minimum balances. The 7 month CD has an interest rate of 3.50% APY. The 11 month CD has an interest rate of 4.00% APY. Both accounts require a low $500.00 minimum to open the account and obtain that rate. The 11
The economic numbers last week were absolutely horrible and the interest rate market reacted. After the employment report showed a gain of just 69,000 jobs and growth in GDP was revised to an annualized rate of 1.9% from the 2.2% pace estimated a month ago, bank lending rates and U.S Treasury rates moved demonstrably lower.
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Whether you accumulate your cash in a bank, thrift or a credit union, there are numerous savings options within these financial institutions from which to choose. Checking accounts have a plethora of features to choose from, money market accounts combine the features of checking and high yields and CD rates are paying returns well above
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Bank savings rates continued to erode over the past week while bank lending rates reversed direction and became slightly more expensive. CD rates were down by a very small margin in the current bank rate survey. The largest decline in CD rates was on the very long end of the curve, five year term CDs,
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Mortgage rates climbed measurably higher this past while CD rates were held in place. Credit card rates were down but, it was by the slimmest of margins and money market rates . The impetus for the rate increases appears to be the actual or perceived strength of the US economy.
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Lotus Bank is a State chartered full service commercial bank headquartered in Novi, Michigan. The bank provides a full range of retail and commercial banking services designed to meet the borrowing and depository needs of small and medium-sized businesses and consumers in local areas. Management of Lotus Bank believes that local ownership and control allows
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Bank CD rates were just modestly lower for the week ending September 11, 2009. The short term, six month CD rates took the brunt of the pain while the one year and five year CD rates held steady and the two year CD rates showed a slight loss in yield.
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