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A claim against property for non-payment of federal or state taxes. It can prevent the sale or transfer of the property without a release from the taxing authority.
Certain information that Federal and State laws require creditors to give to borrowers relative to the terms of the credit extended.
Bank certificate of deposit rates put the brakes on this week, slowing down on their prolonged descent for the week ending August 14, 2009. This week national CD rates didn’t increase, but as a whole their downward movement was relatively minor. Overall, it was a mild week for activity in CD rates.
The six month and
CD accounts are beneficial for consumers who want to earn higher rates of interest for specific terms. In the quest for the best CD rates in California, a small bank in Mendocino County stands out. The Savings Bank of Mendocino County has been in the banking business since 1903. The bank has a wide variety
CSBdirect has recently upped the ante on their certificate of deposit promotions by boosting the yields on three of their CD accounts. The bank has dramatically increased the one year CD rate, two year CD rate, and five year CD rate and now offers the best yields available across the nation for these maturities. The
Bank 21 has just upped the ante on one of their midterm certificates of deposit with a new high yield CD rate promotion. The current CD rate promotion is on an odd term, 14 month, certificate. The CD interest rate for the 14 month term certificate elevates this account to the top of the list
Even as the stock market and Treasury markets gyrated wildly this past week, CD rates continued to move higher. It was tumultuous market for most investment products including stocks, bonds, commodities, and many foreign markets. The stock market volatility, the up-and-down movement of the market, brought on multiple 100 point plus up and down days.
The organization that sells a mutual fund’s shares to broker-dealers and investors.
Transfer of funds electronically rather than by check or cash. The Federal Reserve’s Fedwire and automated clearinghouse services are EFT systems.
Basically, an annuity is a contract between you and an insurance company. It can be classified by one or several of the following categories:
A fixed or variable underlying investment,
Deferred or immediate pay-out,
Qualified or nonqualified tax status, or
Single or flexible premium payment arrangements.
Features of Annuities
Investment Earnings are Tax Deferred
The capital gains from the investment income of
Liquid account, providing FDIC insurance to $100,000 per person ($250,000 on retirement accounts). Generally offers low or no minimum balance requirements, fewer fees and a low rate of interest. The account may or may not have restrictions on number of transactions, and provides the consumer with a booklet that has each deposit and
Kopernik Federal Bank is based in Baltimore, Maryland. The bank offers both personal and commercial banking services. Kopernik Federal Bank was established on April 4, 1924. The bank has been FDIC insured since August 13, 1985. Kopernik Federal Bank is chartered as a Savings Association. Therefore the primary regulator is the Office of Thrift Supervision
Mutual fund fees have two basic categories of costs. Shareholder fees that would include the costs funds charge when shares are purchased or redeemed. In addition, all funds will have operating expenses, which represent the costs of running the fund. A mutual fund’s fees and expenses are required by law to be clearly disclosed to
The amount by which the auction price of a bill, note, or bond is higher than its face value.
An organization authorized by statute for ensuring the safe and sound operation of financial institutions chartered to conduct business under that agency’s jurisdiction.
The primary regulators are the following:
OCC (Office of the Comptroller of the Currency)
FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation)
FRB (Federal Reserve Bank]
OTS (Office of Thrift Supervision)
NCUA (National Credit Union Administration)
State regulatory agencies
Interest rates retreated on most bank products and fixed income securities as the second week of July came to a close. Fixed rate mortgage made the largest move to the downside, surpassing the downward yields of long term government bonds. One exception to the declining rates was a slight improvement in the yields paid out
For yet another week, CD interest rates headed lower. The average rate on the top ten best CD rates available nationally decreased by .013 percent to a rate of 1.252 percent for the week ending September 9, 2011. The reduction of 0.013 percent is certainly not insignificant based on the current low average rates, but
Interest rates continue to stay low into the third week of May despite strong headwinds. Mortgage rates hit a 3 year low in mid-May while the top yielding bank CD rates have been trimmed the board. Money market and savings account rates are one bright spot for savers as these rates have ticked slightly higher
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