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Three more banks failed Friday, November 21, 2008. The Office of Thrift Supervision closed two California thrifts, Downey Savings & Loan and PFF Bank & Trust. The state regulators in Georgia closed Community Bank of Loganville. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. took all three companies into receivership.
U.S. Bancorp bought all the deposits and some of
A term to describe the pricing on an investment such as a Treasury Bill, at less than its face value. Income on the investment usually comes from the sale of the investment at face value at maturity.
Certificates of deposit generally pay a higher rate of interest than similar type bank accounts. They pay a higher rate because they have a fixed maturity date that for the most part guarantees the bank has the ability to use these funds for investment and lending activities. One way the bank can make
It seems hard to believe that bank certificate of deposit rates could slide much lower, but the past week was in fact another down week for most all CD maturities. The results of the selectcdrates.com weekly bank rate survey indicated that CD rates were lower across all terms with the exception of the long term, five year
The FDIC warns that not all banks operating on the Internet are insured by the FDIC. Many banks that are not FDIC-insured are chartered overseas. If you choose to use a bank chartered overseas, it’s important to know that the FDIC may not insure your deposits. Check with your bank or the FDIC if you’re
Federal legislation that established the Federal Reserve System.
Commerce Bank of Arizona is running a promotion for their PremiumPlus Checking Account. The PremiumPlus Checking Account offers a minimum annual interest rate of 2.25% APY through June 30, 2009. With this checking account, the accountholder will receive free internet banking, online bill pay, no monthly service charges and reimbursable ATM fees. The checking account
A financial instrument held by a third party on behalf of the other two parties in a transaction. The funds are held by the escrow service until it receives the appropriate written or oral instructions-or until obligations have been fulfilled. Securities, funds, and other assets can be held in escrow.
A regulatory tool that the OCC may use to correct problems or effect change in a national bank.
The Rawlins National Bank first opened in the 1890’s in Wyoming. The Rawlins National Bank is the largest independent bank in Carbon County, with five offices located in Rawlins, East Rawlins, Saratoga, Hanna, and Longmont, CO. The Rawlins National Bank’s mission is “to provide Carbon County with quality financial products and services designed to make
A significant decline in general economic activity extending over a period of time.
Community State Bank of Orbisonia opened its doors for business in 1951. It is Huntingdon County Pennsylvania’s only locally owned bank. In addition to its main office in Orbisonia, the bank now has five bank branches in the surrounding area.
The Community State Bank of Orbisonia offers several CDs with above average rates including the following
Questions regarding domestic economic growth, along with the daily updates on troubled finances in Europe, have pushed interest rates up and down over the past two weeks with a bias towards the downside. For the week ending June 15, 2012 mortgage rates moved right back down again after showing a slight elevation in the week
The legal proceedings by which the affairs of a bankrupt person are turned over to a trustee or receiver for administration under the bankruptcy laws. There are two types of bankruptcy: Involuntary bankruptcy, one or more creditors of an insolvent debtor file a petition having the debtor declared bankrupt. Voluntary bankruptcy, the
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A written agreement that explains the terms and conditions of the account, credit usage and payment by the cardholder, and duties and responsibilities of the card issuer.
Michigan has certainly seen its share of economic adversity in recent years. One bright spot in the economic morass is the financial returns offered by investing in the certificate of deposits found at Bank of Auburn Hills. Bank of Auburn Hills has three CDs with some of the highest interest rates for their terms. The
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National banks may establish different cut-off hours for different types of deposits, as well as for deposits made at different locations.
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