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A term used synonymously with paper money or currency issued by a bank. Notes are, in effect, a promise to pay the bearer on demand the amount stated on the face of the note. Federal Reserve Banks are the only institutions authorized to issue bank notes.
Bank savings rates moved mostly higher for the last week of 2010 while bank lending rates moved lower. Changes in bank rates for the final week of 2010 were rather modest with a number of bank rates remaining unchanged.
The summary of bank rates in the weekly SelectCDrates.com Bank Savings Rate and Lending Rate
Non Sufficient Funds or A balance in a deposit account that isn’t large enough to pay the checks and other items presented for payment.
An employer-sponsored retirement plan that enables employees of state and local
governments and other tax-exempt employers to make tax-deferred contributions from their salaries to the plan.
Compound interest is an extremely important tool that will help most investors better understand how to maximize their rate of return and reach their financial goals. Whether interest rates are low or high, incremental differences in investment rates of return add up over time with the power of compound interest. Understanding the dynamics of interest
Mortgage rates and CD rates moved lower for the last week of November while credit card rates and money market rates held their positions. The drop in mortgage rates brought the average rates for most home loan products just a hair off of the best levels found in the month of November. The drop in
The risk that a portion of an investment’s return that is driven or the result of inflation expectations.
A form signed by each depositor and customer of a bank which may be used as a means of identification and may be used to establish account ownership and sets forth some of the basic terms of the account and provisions of the deposit contract. The signature card represents a contract between the bank
A mutual fund fee, named for the SEC rule that permits it, used to pay for broker-dealer compensation and other distribution costs. If a fund has a 12b-1 fee, it will be disclosed in the fee table of a fund’s prospectus.
In a roller coaster investment climate it is wise to review your short term savings accounts and options. There are a wide variety of short-term savings vehicles available. As the financial market rides up and down, many financial institutions become more aggressive on the interest rates they offer to attract more depositors. Assess each alternative based on
A statistical system used to determine whether or not to grant credit by assigning numerical scores to various characteristics related to creditworthiness.
Inflation is one reason interest exists; creditors must be compensated for the decline in the purchasing power. So, rates generally are high when inflation is expected to be rapid. Inflation expectations are based heavily on recent inflation. So, rates generally are continuing to be high when inflation is runs above normal historical
Chesapeake Bank of Maryland is based in Baltimore, Maryland and has been serving this market area since 1911. Chesapeake Bank of Maryland has bank branch offices located in Parkville, Patterson Park, Arbutus, Pasadena and Bel Air.
Chesapeake Bank of Maryland has historically conducted traditional banking operations as a community bank accepting deposits from the local community
Reserve requirements are the percentage of deposits that depository institutions must hold in reserve and not lend out. Banks and other depository institutions (savings institutions, credit unions, and foreign banking entities) are required to hold a portion of their deposits as reserves. Depository institutions may hold reserves either as vault cash or as
The study of economics in terms of whole systems with reference to general levels of output and income and to the interrelations among sectors of the economy.
The combination of services that are offered to shareholders differs from the various money market funds. Reviewing the mutual fund literature carefully will help to determine which services are offered and which may be especially important for a particular investors needs. The following is a list of some of the features offered by money market
Funds that have been deposited in an account that has not yet been cleared through the check collection process. Uncollected funds are that portion of a deposit balance that has not yet been collected by the depository bank.
As September comes to a close, bank rates are pulling back slightly from the brief run up mid-month. A lot of the pull back and rate changes are based on the lead provided by the Treasury market. Mid-term and long term Treasury rates jumped right after the first week of the month but pared their
Banking Regulation E requires the bank to tell you a summary of your rights and the procedures necessary to affect certain stop payment requests. You can find that requirement under §205.7(b)(7). If your dispute
The November 18, 2008 issue of the Los Angeles Times has a prominent ad by Downey Savings regarding their short term CDs. The Newport Beach, California bank is advertising the interest rates on their 3 month CD, 6 month CD and 12 month CD. The rates offered are very aggressive on the 3 month and