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These are deposit accounts owned by one person and titled in that person’s name only. An individual account is an account with only one account owner, and may be withdrawn only upon the signature of the account owner or his/her legally authorized representative. All single accounts at
A cashier’s check is a check issued by a bank and payable to a specific person. Because a bank issues a cashier’s check, itself, the cashier’s check is paid by funds of the bank and not the depositor. Therefore, if an item is genuine, there is very little risk that the instrument will
St. Tammany Homestead Savings and Loan was established in 1924 as a savings and loan association. The bank is headquartered in Covington, LA. In over 80 years in business, the bank has weathered the Great Depression, hyper-inflation, double-digit interest rates and the “great savings and loan debacle” of the 1980s. The bank has always dedicated
Short term savings refers to money that you keep out of your checking account and stash away somewhere close in case of an emergency or a planned expense in the not too distant future.
This may be a fund for something unexpectedly unhappy like car repairs, or it may be for something like college tuition in
The FDIC’s two week bank closing rampage has driven the number of banks closed this year to over 100. Seven banks were closed by the FDIC on Friday July 23, 2010. This follows the six banks the FDIC shuttered in the previous week and brings the annual total of bank closings up to
The history of an account over a specific period of time, including the debits, credits, the number of times the account was past due or over limit.
Bank CD rates and mortgage rates were little changed for the week ending February 17, 2012. The change in bank rates or lack of change contrasts to the activity in Treasury securities. All but the shortest term Treasury securities experienced a rise in interest rates over the week while bank savings rates and lending rates
Bank rates remained firm over the past week with most bank savings rates and lending rates barely moving. Economic news for the week was particularly light.
An announcement from the Treasury Department on foreign Treasury securities holdings indicated that China had reduced its total investment in U.S. Treasury debt for the 5th consecutive month, the
Even after the stunning drop in fed funds rate and the continuing reduction in treasury rates, solid CD rates can still be found. One such find is the stellar rate found at Nova Bank, a Pennsylvania state-chartered savings bank. Nova Bank is offering a 24 month term CD that has an interest rate of 4.00%.
The return expressed in percentages earned on an investment each year. These payments are issued every six months based on an annual rate.
A fund’s cost of doing business, that is disclosed in the prospectus, expressed as a percent of its assets.
The outstanding balance on a loan, excluding interest and fees.
A service that allows an account holder to obtain account information and manage certain banking transactions through a personal computer via the financial institution’s web site on the Internet. This is also known as Internet or electronic banking.
The possibility that a bond owner will receive his or her principal investment back from the issuer prior to the bond’s maturity date.
Labor Department release December 4th, 2008. Unemployment claims.
The U.S. Department of Labor released unemployment claims for the week ending November 29, 2008. The figures were somewhat less than expected but still significantly large numbers.
The Seasonally Adjusted Figures for November 29, 2008:
The advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 509,000, a decrease of 21,000 from
The global economy is suffering from deleveraging, excess greed and twisted regulation. There have been few bright spots in the investment kingdom during this turmoil. One bright spot has been the extended period of historically high interest rates paid on bank products. Since the era of banking and finance destruction has begun around the middle
Peoples Federal Savings Bank was founded over 75 years ago in 1925 in Auburn, Indiana. The bank has nine branches in 8 communities of northeastern Indiana and now has 15 offices total in Northern Indiana and Southern Michigan. Peoples Federal Savings Bank is chartered as a Savings Association and therefore the primary regulator is the
Short-term transactions in immediately available funds between depository institutions and certain other institutions that maintain accounts with the Federal Reserve; usually not collateralized.
New Frontier Bank is a community bank in Colorado with three bank branches and over $2 billion in assets. The bank branches are located in Greeley, Windsor and Longmont Colorado. The bank is locally owned and opened its doors for business in 1998. The bank provides services to small and medium-sized businesses and the retail
A NOW account is an interest-earning bank account with which the customer is permitted to write drafts against money held on deposit. Entities organized or operated to make a profit (e.g., corporations, partnerships, associations, business trusts) may not maintain NOW accounts. However, an individual doing business as (DBA) a sole proprietor or under