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National bank CD rates were a mixed bag for the week ending August 28, 2009. Overall, CD interest rates had dropped modestly during the week. The short term rates absorbing most all of the loss in yield, while the longer term rates gained ever so slightly.
The average for the best six month CD rates fell
CD interest rates, mortgage rates, savings account rates and credit card rates were all down for the week ending December 9, 2011. The rate reduction among the various bank savings rates and lending rates was relatively weak, but the downward trend was experienced across the board for all bank products surveyed.
With this recent slip in
The ten year Treasury rate opened below 3.00% at the start of trading this morning. This is the first dip below 3.00% this year. This month, Treasury rate have moved consistently lower amid continued market uncertainty over government debts and a double dip recession. This mornings lower yields have sent Treasury rates
The individual who performs a bank examination on behalf of a government regulator. Bank examiners help regulators maintain the safety and soundness of the banking system.
All mutual funds are highly regulated by the federal government through the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). To protect investors, Federal law requires that all funds provide two types of documents to current and potential investors free of charge, a prospectus and a shareholder report.
Most all of the information needed to evaluate a fund
You probably have noticed that many brokerage houses are expanding into areas other than investments. This is a natural expansion for many brokers as money and banking become more virtual, and the new revenue streams help to offset the discounted prices for trades. You’re already invested with your broker, should you use him
A certificate of deposit whose interest is not paid out over time, but is sold at a discount to its face value or where interest is paid at one lump sum when the CD matures.
Banks, like credit cards and brokers before them, are hoping their customers stay safely unaware of what the financial industry actually entails. Fortunately for banks, most customers are living up to the industries very low expectations. The vast majority of banks, especially those with large downtown offices and football stadiums, don’t operate with
Bank rates were mostly lower for the week ending September 10, 2010. Bank rates ending down for CD interest rates, mortgage rates and Treasury rates remained unchanged for credit card rates while the average yield for bank savings accounts and money market accounts advanced just slightly.
The composite CD interest rate index compiled by
A bank CD is a great savings vehicle with high returns and virtually no risk, regardless of the amount you choose to invest as long as the amount remains under the maximum covered by the FDIC. Before investing in a CD there are several points that an investor should consider. Just like any other type
CD rates at banks have shown no sign of finding bottom. The average rate for the best six month CD rates has dipped down to 1.17% for the week ending August 20, 2010. The average bank CD interest rate on the 1 year has dropped to 1.49% while the two year is under
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Audubon Savings Bank is a New Jersey state-chartered mutual savings bank located in Audubon, New Jersey. The bank also operates two branch offices in Mt. Laurel and Pine Hill. Audubon Savings Bank has been operating in New Jersey since 1904.
The bank offers a variety of deposit products for consumers, businesses, and government entities, including checking
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Direct obligations of the U.S. Government, issued by the U.S. Treasury’s Bureau of Public Debt as a means of financing the Federal Government. There are three types of securities issued: Treasury bills, Treasury bonds, and Treasury notes.
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Certificate of deposit rates were down for the week ending April 9, 2010 across all maturities according to the most recent CD rate survey performed by SelectCDrates.com.
National CD rates were lower for all of the terms measured in the survey though the short term, 6 month CD rates, were down by only a very modest
During this continued mess throughout financial asset returns there remains a beacon of light provided by CD rates. Great bank CD rates, in spite of everything, are still available. Presumably, the chaos in the credit market is the impetus behind the highest CD rates available. While that may be the underlying force as to why