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An investor who owns shares of a mutual fund or other company.
Bank of Smithtown is a 98 year old community bank headquartered in Hauppauge, New York. The bank has 15 bank branches located along the north shore of Long Island. It is a full service commercial bank focused upon serving small business customers and consumers. The bank also offers insurance, trust and investment services. The bank
Check 21 is a new Federal law that changes the way banks process paper checks, substantially speeding a check’s clearance through the system. Check 21 is designed to enable banks to handle more checks electronically, which should make check processing faster and more efficient. Today, banks often must physically move original paper checks
A guaranteed return for a specific period of time, that’s the number one reward of a bank CD. Now all an investor has to do is find the terms, rates and minimum deposits to fit their needs. California is densely packed with banks offering competitiev rates on CDs. Butte Community Bank tries to match the
The Fed minutes for the meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee of the Federal Reserve System on December 15, 2008 and continued on to December 16, 2008 could be summed up as the Fed being concerned. There was almost no part of the Feds review of the current state of affairs that was not
A life insurance contract sold by insurance companies, brokers, and other financial institutions. It is usually sold as a retirement investment. An annuity is a long-term investment and can have steep surrender charges and penalties for withdrawal before the annuity’s maturity date. Annuities are not FDIC insured.
Shopping for CD rates has never been easier. Our site offers a wealth of information on bank CD rates that are available nationally and in local state markets. Banks are eager to maintain the depositors they have and in many cases more eager to expand their deposit base. Since selling superior service without the client
Finding a financial institution to suit your needs with whom you want to establish a banking relationship was generally accomplished by selecting the closest bank or credit union to a person’s house or place of employment. As costs of banking have increased and the desire to extract higher returns on CDs and bank accounts
Certificate of deposit rates continued their multi week descent with the week of June 12, 2009 ending on another down note. The average of the best national bank CD rates dropped for all terms with the exception of the long term, five year CD rates. Though mortgage rates rose rather substantially for the week and
Wedbush Bank opened for business in 2008. The bank is headquartered in Los Angeles, California. Wedbush Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of WEDBUSH, Inc. Wedbush Bank has been FDIC insured since February 29, 2008. The bank is chartered as a Savings Association. Therefore the primary regulator is the Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS).
Mortgage rate shoppers in Alabama looking to buy a home, build a new home, remodel, or refinance to put the cash in their home to better use can find a wide array of financing options with Bank Independent based in Sheffield, AL. Bank Independent is one of the largest mortgage lenders in Alabama and one
A time deposit or certificate of deposit that is allowed to be renewed for another investment period at the prevailing market rate of interest. Also the reinvestment of a 401(k) plan or individual retirement account (IRA) within the permitted 60-day period without tax penalty.
Yields on long term certificates of deposit available nationally ended the week rising while short term certificates of deposits yields continue to drop or remain unchanged. The average for the top ten best five year CD rates stood at 3.61% up to two basis points or 2/100 of a percent for the week. The average yield
St. Charles Bank is running a marketing campaign that has one of the highest CD rates for a one year term CD in Illinois. The bank CD has an interest rate of 4.00% on the one year CD. The minimum deposit for this account is $2,500.00. The bank is offering a two other special CDs.
A service that allows an account holder to obtain account information and manage certain banking transactions through a personal computer via the financial institution’s web site on the Internet. This is also known as Internet or electronic banking.
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.
Interest rates refused to march in unison last week with a number of interest yielding products moving in opposite directions. Short term Treasury rates moved lower as long term Treasury rates were pushed higher. Bank CD rates experienced higher yields as mortgage rates became cheaper. Better yields and lower costs, a good week for most
Bankers acceptances are negotiable time drafts, or bills of exchange, that have been accepted by a bank that, by accepting, assumes the obligation to pay the holder of the draft the face amount of the instrument on the maturity date specified. They are used primarily to finance the export, import, shipment, or storage of
An organization, usually a bank, that holds the securities and other assets of a mutual fund.