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Great news on bank CD investments and money market accounts. Now the safety of investing in high CD rates and savings accounts is even stronger. On October 3, 2008, FDIC deposit insurance temporarily increased from $100,000 to $250,000 per depositor through December 31, 2009. The deposit insurance coverage limits refer to the total of all
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The bond market and interest rate
Bank rates have fallen one more time and are now at their lowest levels for many consumer savings and lending accounts for all of 2013. Weak economic numbers continue to provide support in the bond markets. As bond prices rise, interest rates move lower.
The release of the GDP figures for the first quarter of 2013
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One key tool at the consumer disposal is
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The legal name for a mutual fund, indicating that it stands ready to redeem, buy back, its shares from investors on any business day.
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A negotiable instrument, principally a check but also notes and drafts, that has been sent to one bank for collection and payment and is returned unpaid by the sending bank.
The production and distribution of goods and services.
A fee charged by a lender to make a loan would be in addition to the interest charged to the borrower.