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CD interest rates took a mild slide for the week ending August 31, 2012.  The average CD rate in the Selectcdrates.com CD rate index dipped lower by a mere 3/1000ths of a percent.  The CD rate index, which measures the average rate found on the top ten best three months CD rates, six month CD
Competition among the top ranked bank CDs has reached levels not seen for more than a year or two.  Over the past few weeks, rates have risen on the long end of the CD yield curve including the two year and five year maturities.  Now, rates are heating up on the shorter term CD accounts. 
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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
Bank CD rates continued down a path of lower yields for the week ending July 3, 2009.  Even though the expectations have been for higher CD rates, banks reduced the rates offered on the majority of certificates of deposit maturities.  Bank CD yields presented on the highest bank rates moved lower across all CD terms
Opportunities for investing in high rate certificates of deposit are still available in a variety of markets.  Florida residents for example, have a number of CDs with a range of maturities to choose forms that are appreciably above the national averages.  The best six month CD rate in Florida is over ½ percent higher than
CD interest rates pulled off a small increase in yield for the week ending June 15, 2012.  The average yield coming from the top ten highest CD rates in the Selectcdrates.com CD rate index increased by 4/1000ths of a percent for the week.  The CD rates index averages the ten highest CD rates available nationally
I Bonds are a low-risk savings product sold by the U.S. Treasury as either a paper bond at a financial institution or as an electronic product in the TreasuryDirect section of savingsbonds.gov website. The bonds are similar to other Treasury bonds but these bonds are inflation linked savings bonds and the interest rate paid
The best CD interest rates available nationally increased for the second consecutive week.  Based on the most recent survey of bank CD rates conducted by Selectcdrates.com the average rate found on the highest CD rates across multiple maturities increased by one basis point or 1/100th of a percent for the week ending June 22, 2012. 
CD rates were off just slightly for the week ending February 17, 2012.  Based on current CD interest rate survey performed by Selectcdrates.com, the average CD rate among the best CD rates available nationally was lower by only 2/1000ths of a percent.  The average CD rate in the survey is established with the Selectcdrates.com CD
CD interest rates worsened considerably over the past week while most bank rates and Treasury rates remained relatively stable.  Greater stability in CD rates may have been expected this week as well since the stock market appears to be shrugging off concerns over European debt issues and dismal U.S economic growth.  The strengthening stock market is
CD interest rates were little changed for the week ending May 20, 2011. While Treasury rates dipped lower and mortgage rates moved higher, bank CD rates yawned. The highest CD rates available for all five categories of bank CDs (3 month CDs rates, 6 month CD rates, 1 year CD rates, 2 year
Before the ATM cash had to be withdrawn either at the bank or through cash back arrangements at the store. Both were annoying and inconvenient. However, the process of obtaining cash became revolutionized when the ATM came into existence. With the ATM customers can get the cash they need without having to
CD interest rates were mostly unchanged over the past week however; individual CD rate terms were fairly active with some minor advances and declines across the most common CD maturities.  The overall average interest rate on bank CDs did remain quite stable when averaged among the top rates for the most popular terms. Based on the
If a person does not have overdraft protection, each time a check is bounced, they must pay an NSF (Nonsufficient Funds Fee). This is usually $35 per check, an amount that can significantly add up if the bouncing is done numerous amounts of times. And this happens whether the check bounced is $1,000

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