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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
Peoples Community Bank is running a special promotion on their interest bearing checking account. Peoples Community Bank has been reviewed by us with in the last 2 months because of their ranking in the state of Ohio for high interest rate CDs. The account being reviewed presently is a checking account that pays an interest
An agreement in which advanced credit, plus any finance charges, are expected to be repaid in full over a definite time. Most real estate and automobile loans are closed-end agreements.
An organization employed by a mutual fund to give professional advice on the
fund’s investments and asset management practices.
Whether interest rates are low or high, compound interest shows its real power over longer investment horizons. More frequent compounding periods further increases the accumulation of interest earned on interest with any type of savings account. Start with small investments in a low minimum balance money market account or bank certificate of deposit if that’s
Bank rates increased last week on a variety of bank lending and savings products for the first time in several weeks. Mortgage rates were higher for yet another consecutive week, although the rates are off of their highs that had been reached during mid week. Bank CD rates, as a whole, increased marginally
The factors contributing to low bank rates not only remain unabated but picked up some wind this past week. The direction of Treasury rates, mortgage rates, bank rates, savings rates and CD rates have been subject to the debt overload and governing spectacle in Europe as well as the low demand for bank funds in
East West Bank is a full-service commercial bank that serves consumers and businesses throughout California. East West Bank was chartered by the Federal Home Loan Bank Board in 1972 as the first federally chartered savings institution focused primarily on the Chinese-American community. The bank opened its first office in the Chinatown district of Los Angeles
Average interest rates on certificates of deposits moved modestly lower for the week ending March 12, 2010. Although the combined average rate for all bank CD terms measured in the weekly survey of bank CD rates performed by Selectcdrates.com, the rate drop this week was quite mild with two of the four maturities measured showing
Atlantic Coast Bank is a federally chartered mutual thrift or savings association. Therefore the primary regulator is the Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS). The bank was established on March 27, 1939. Atlantic Coast Bank has been FDIC insured since November 1, 2000
As of June 31, 2009, Atlantic Coast Bank had a total of 175 full-time
Cash kept on hand in a depository institution’s vault to meet day-to-day business needs, such as cashing checks for customers. Vault cash is counted as a portion of the banks required reserves.
Managing personal finances often becomes a more difficult task during economic slow downs. Belt tightening now becomes a necessity as uncertainty over future income streams and the future value of assets become questionable. There are effective ways to capitalize on this need for increased thrift and asset management.
One key tool at the consumer disposal is
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A high yield certificate of deposit account should be just one segment of an overall financial portfolio. However, selecting the right bank CD should not be looked at with little regard for risk and reward.
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The first bank failure of 2009 was just announced. On January 16 the National Bank of Commerce, Berkeley, Illinois, was closed by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation was named the receiver. Republic Bank of Chicago, Oak Brook, Illinois, is to assume all of the deposits of
The bank may use an exception hold on a check that was previously deposited but was returned unpaid for insufficient funds. This allows the bank to lessen the risk associated with this transaction.
An exception hold may not be applied to any check (including an “official type” check) that has been returned unpaid and re-deposited
Bank of China, headquartered in New York, is offering a special CD rate promotion on their one year CD based on the Chinese currency or Renminbi (RMB). The CD rate on the Bank of China promotion is fixed at 2.68% and is available at the Bank of China local offices in New York on Madison
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The Federal Reserve plays an important role in the U.S. payments system. The twelve Federal Reserve Banks provide banking services to depository institutions and to the federal government. For depository institutions, they maintain accounts and provide various payment services, including collecting checks, electronically transferring funds, and distributing and receiving currency and coin. For the federal
Bank rates on both the lending side and savings side dipped down for the week ending January 14, 2011.
The best CD rates available nationally as measured by the Selectcdrates.com composite CD rate index was lower by one basis point or 1/100th of a point for the week. The index moved down to