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CD interest rates were, by and large, unchanged for the week. The best short term CD rates increased in yields slightly while long term CD rates moved lower. Overall, the average rate for the top ten best CD interest rates remained in check. The Selectcdrates.com composite CD rate which measures the top ten highest CD
There is no question that you need short term savings. The next logical question is exactly how much you need to have in your short-term savings accounts. The answer varies by the individual.
Your Age and Family Situation
Your age and family is a large factor in your savings plan. Young, single individuals
Any day on which offices of a bank are open to the public for carrying on substantially all of the bank’s business.
Midwest Bank has a short term CD rate promotion that popped up in the December 21, 2008 Sunday Chicago Tribune. The banks promotion includes a CD with a term of 91 days that earns an interest rate of 3.10%. There is a $10,000 minimum balance to open the account and earn the APY. Interest is
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A negotiable instrument, principally a check but also notes and drafts, that has been sent to one bank for collection and payment and is returned unpaid by the sending bank.
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The bank CDs have interest rates that are among the
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