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BankEast has an ad running in the Knoxville News Sentinel displaying several bank CD accounts. The first part of the bank promotion is called “pick 2”. This bank service allows the customer to pick two different CD accounts after opening a personal checking account. The options are to pick a 5 month CD that has
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Headquartered in Nampa, Idaho, Home Federal Bank operates a total of 15 branches, including five full service locations inside Wal-Mart branches throughout the Treasure Valley. Home Federal Bank opened their doors in 1920. Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. is a Maryland corporation headquartered in Nampa, Idaho, and is the holding company of Home Federal Bank. The
It’s important to know why, when and how to be sure you’re bank accounts and savings are fully protected by FDIC insurance. As more money has flowed into banks including online savings accounts to long term bank CDs the importance of principal security should not be overlooked. Consumers don’t need to worry about their insurance
TCF Bank is advertising their free checking account with an offer that includes $50.00 in free groceries. Stop into a TCF Bank branch and open the fee checking account with a minimum $25.00 deposit and TCF gives the account holder a free $50.00 Jewel-Osco Gift Card. The gift certificate is awarded at the time of
Affinity Bank has a checking account called Big Checking. The Affinity Bank checking account has a variable interest rate that currently pays 3.00% on balances of $7,500.00 and greater. Affinity Bank markets this account as having unlimited check writing with rates like a CD. The checking account does not require establishing direct deposit but does
A measure of the trading activity in a fund’s investment portfolio, how often securities are bought and sold by a fund.
The Texas ratio is a measure of a bank’s financial strength and standing by evaluating the ratio of non-performing loans to its equity position. The ratio measures loans in default against the present capital base taking into consideration loan loss allowances.
An agreement from a bonding or insurance company to guarantee a person’s performance.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp has been pressing banks and lenders as well as other government agencies to do more to help homeowners who have fallen behind on their monthly payments. The FDIC believes more help should come by means of foreclosure and loan modification programs. The housing crisis is the fundamental force behind the
Electronic transfer of funds from one financial institution to another; usually involves large dollar payments.
Westminster is located in the northwestern most corner of South Carolina in Oconee County which is often referred to as the ‘Golden Corner.’ The name is given because of the climate, the beautiful lakes and the beauty of its Blue Ridge Mountains. Resting in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Westminster is close to Lakes
APY measures the rate of return on an interest bearing asset over a period of one year and is a good tool to measure the best rates between bank savings account, money market account and CD rates. APR measure the cost of borrowing funds over a period of one year and is good tool to
Community Business Bank is a locally owned community business bank serving the greater Yolo, Solano, Sacramento, Placer, San Joaquin and contiguous counties of California. The bank was established on November 14, 2005. The bank is chartered as a Federal Reserve Non-member bank.
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Long term interest rates moved measurably lower over the past week bringing down mortgage rates, Treasury rates and long term certificate of deposit rates. The short end of the yield curve remained pretty much in place as indicated by the six month and one year Treasury rates remaining mostly unchanged. The lack of movement in
CD interest rates for the week ending October 9, 2009 were mostly lower with the exception of the one year CD rates which managed to hold steady without a change to the average yield.
The average of the best six month CD rates available nationally dropped by two basis points or 2/100 week over week. The
Most bank rates were steady to slightly lower for the week ending August 10, 2012. Mortgage rates dropped modestly from the prior week’s level for most of the popular home loan choices. CD rates were also predominantly lower with minor exceptions among the key maturities. Money market rate remained stable. The outliers for the week
OneWest Bank, FSB offers personal and commercial banking services through a network of bank branches in California. The bank was formed in March of 2009 at that time it acquired the assets of Indymac Federal Bank as part of a government assisted transaction. OneWest Bank is headquartered in Pasadena, California. OneWest Bank, FSB is chartered
Bank CD’s have become a more popular savings vehicles as competition among banks has increased interest rates and the accounts offer security provided by the insurance by the FDIC. However, a commonly mentioned drawback to CD’s is the early withdrawal penalty. CD early withdrawal penalties are easily managed and should not be a barrier to sound investing
For the week ending January 23, 2009 the best one year CD rates in are hovering right around a 3.00% with a few banks offering CD rates above 3.00%. The battle for the top one year CD rate has been fierce with lead changes happening multiple times during the week.
Flagstar Bank headquartered in Troy, Michigan