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As bank interest have continued to climb higher in 2018, savers can now find CD rates at 2.00% or higher on a number of short term, six-month certificates of de...(read more)

Republic Bank of Chicago is currently offering a special CD rate promotion in Illinois that is worthy of consideration for rate shoppers that have both, big and small, savings port...(read more)

Rising interest rates in the first half of this year has led to a measurable rise in search inquiries regarding bank certificates of deposit.  From the end of 2016 to start of Aug...(read more)

The new Citi Double Cash Card offers a new twist on earning cash rewards with credit card transactions.  Account holders earn 1% cash back on all purchases made with the new Citi ...(read more)

There is no specific regulation that states the name of the bank must be printed on a check however, the identity of the bank must be disclosed on the...(read more)

New home loan borrowers ought to be rejoicing as US mortgage rates have continued to hold in a very tight range despite a plethora of mixed market signals.  A recent run of diverg...(read more)
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Certificate of deposit rates continued their multi week descent with the week of June 12, 2009 ending on another down note.   The average of the best national bank CD rates dropped for all terms with the exception of the long term, five year CD rates.  Though mortgage rates rose rather substantially for the week and
Bank rates tumbled modestly for the week ending July 29, 2011.  Unfortunately, CD interest rates absorbed a significant portion of the reductions seen in bank rates this past week.  The reduction in CD interest rates may appear relatively mild but when evaluated based on the existing low levels of bank CD rates; the interest rate
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
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A Money Market Fund is a mutual fund that is required by the US Securities and Exchange Commission to invest in low-risk, high quality securities. Unlike a Money Market Account, a Money Market Fund is not insured by the FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.) However, the underlying investments that make up the fund
Global economic headlines and oil prices are having little impact on CD rates going into the New Year.  Historically, bank rates follow the direction of the economy.  Stronger economic numbers lead to higher bank rates while weak numbers lead to lower rates.  This past week was light on data but the trend in December showed
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CD investors and savers had to endure some more pain over the past week as CD interest rates moved lower one more time this year.  The average bank CD rate as measured by the Selectcdrates.com CD rate index was lower by just over one basis point.  The average CD rate, per the CD rate index,
Bank certificate of deposit rates made another move higher just days before the Fed makes their last announcement of the year on the direction of interest rates.  The overwhelming majority of market participants are expecting the Fed to jack up short term interest rates at the end of their two day meeting on December 16,
CD interested rates were essentially flat for the week ending November 11, 2011.  The top CD rates available nationally were unchanged on the very short end of the CD rate curve as well on the midterm range; however rates moved ever-so-slightly higher on the long end of the curve.  The interest rate movements in bank CD
Certificate of deposit interest rates were just fractionally lower for the week ending June 18, 2010 based on the survey of bank CD rates performed by Selectcdrates.com. National CD rates for the three month, six month and two year maturities ended the week unchanged from the prior week. The one year and five
Bank certificate of deposit rates for the week ending November 13, 2009 were lower for all maturities with the exception of the five year term bank CD.  The greatest CD rate reductions were on the mid term, two year bank CDs with the short term rates experiencing only a mild decrease in the average interest
Online banking offers savers and investors some excellent benefits. Ease-of-use, 24 hour access, and even improved interest rates and offers are just some of those benefits. Comparison-shopping makes it possible to pick the very best account for your needs, whatever those needs might be. The first step to opening an account online
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Certificate of deposit rates were down for the week ending April 9, 2010 across all maturities according to the most recent CD rate survey performed by SelectCDrates.com.  National CD rates were lower for all of the terms measured in the survey though the short term, 6 month CD rates, were down by only a very modest

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