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Bank rates moved lower for the last week of August with almost all bank savings rates and lending rates in the Selectcdrates.com weekly bank rate survey ending on a down note. Interest rate changes were predominantly driven by the Federal Reserve President’s speech in Wyoming on Friday.
Though there were no surprises in the speech from
The interest rate described in relation to a specific amount of time. The monthly periodic rate, for example, is the cost of credit per month; the daily periodic rate is the cost of credit per day.
Romney, West Virginia is the home to the Bank of Romney. The bank happens to be promoting the best 9 month CD rate in West Virginia. This CD rate is also the best 9 month rate on the national lists of the top 9 month CD rates. During the first three quarters of 2008 this
In today’s market and economy a certificate of deposit with a guaranteed, fixed interest rate, looks like a good safe haven. Like many other products in today’s market, banks are adding more and more new features to what most people see as a solid, safe and relatively unexciting investment.
Banks are using these new features to
An endorsement on a check by a bank customer put there only to get the bank to cash the check for someone else, usually a non-customer. The endorser making the accommodation doesn’t benefit from the check or otherwise use it, but agrees to pay for the check if it bounces.
The Nov. 6, 2008 issue of the Orange County Register has an ad from Affinity Bank displaying their offer for a 7 month CD at a 4.00% interest rate. The minimum deposit for this account is $10,000.00. Affinity Bank can be reached at 800-489-2194. The website is www.affinitybank.com. Affinity bank has 10 branch locations in
The amount per share that mutual fund shareholders receive when they cash in shares. The value of a fund’s shares on any given day depends on the current market value of its underlying investment portfolio at that time.
This time of year it’s nice to bring in promotions by banks in market areas not normally covered. One such bank is Commerce Bank of Wyoming. Commerce bank of Wyoming has a promotion for a 27 month certificate of deposit that has an interest rate of 4.00%. This particular CD is a step up CD.
A debt that was not paid when due.
Tescott is just minutes from Salina and 95 miles north of Wichita. It’s not very glamorous. Not the the town of , rather the origin of its name. The town was named after a man herding sheep. In 1865, Thomas Eugene Scott came to Kansas while herding sheep across the Midwest. In memory of Mr.
Oaks is a village located in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, 18 miles northwest of Philadelphia. The Schuylkill River runs through the village as did the Reading Railroad. Phoenixville Federal Bank & Trust traces its origin to this tiny village of Oaks, Pennsylvania in the year 1911. Phoenixville Federal Bank and Trust has been FDIC insured since
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Renasant Corporation is the parent of both Renasant Bank and Renasant Insurance. As of December 31, 2008, Renasant had assets of approximately $3.7 billion and operated over 65 banking, mortgage, financial services and insurance offices in Mississippi, Tennessee and Alabama. Renasant Bank offers an assortment of personal and business banking and investment services.
With flexible terms
Depository institution historically engaged primarily in accepting consumer savings deposits and in originating and investing in securities and residential mortgage loans; now may offer checking-type deposits and make a wider range of loans.
National banks can either return the check unpaid or advance sufficient funds to your account to pay the check or debit item. In either case, your bank can assess an insufficient funds fee against your account.
On October 31, 2008, Freedom Bank, Bradenton, FL was closed by the Florida Office of Financial Regulation and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) was named Receiver.
Prior to today’s failure the previous bank failure was On October 24, 2008, when Alpha Bank & Trust, Alpharetta, GA was closed by the Georgia Department of Banking and
Interest rates market movements were fairly subdued with the all of weeks trading in Treasuries and mortgage markets contained inside a fairly narrow range. The news for borrowers was mostly positive with mortgage rates moving to the downside and credit card rates holding even. CD rate investors have nothing to cheer about with pathetic yields
At the close of Tuesday, Treasury rates were little changed. Short term rates ticked up slightly while longer term rates were even to modestly lower.
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