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The stock market has been on a considerable upswing since the U.S. presidential election was decided in November.  On January 25th, the Dow crossed the 20,000 ...(read more)

Firstrust Bank of Conshohocken, PA has a new certificate of deposit promotion that offers depositors an enticing combination of benefits in a rising interest rate environment. Cons...(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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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
T-Bills, T-Notes, and T-Bonds are three forms of bonds issued by the U.S. Treasury. The Treasury issues these bonds in order to raise money for the operations of the government of the United States. Since the U.S. federal government is the issuer of these bonds, they are some of the safest investments you can find.
CD interest rates made a modest move to upside for the last week of March.  The SelectCDrates.com CD rate index ticked up by 6/1000ths of percent or .006 percent to end the month on March 28th, 2013.  The index closed the week with an average rate of 1.010 percent which compares to the prior week’s
Do you dream of buying that first home, a cottage on a lake, sending your kids to college – or all of these? Unless you have a rich relative who will leave you lots of money, the only way to achieve your financial goals in life is to set aside savings on a regular
The best certificate of deposit rates had mixed results for the week ending October 16, 2009.  Shorter term CD rates rose along with long term CD rates while the midterm rates pushed lower. The best six month CD rates gained ground with the average yield moving higher by the close of the week.  The average of
CD interest rates retreated slightly to end the last week of November.  The average CD rate coming from the top ten highest rates available across a broad spectrum of maturities dipped by just 2/1000ths of a percent over the course of the week.  The average CD rate in the Selectcdrates.com index, which measures the best
Even though the GDP numbers released last week were stronger than expected, banks continued to trim interest rates further on certificates of deposit.  Financial institutions cut rates on three of the four CD terms measured in the weekly selectcdrates.com bank rate survey.  While yields moved lower for the short and midterm CDs, the long term
CD rates reversed last week’s mild rate reduction and pushed slightly higher for the week ending July 6, 2012.  The average CD interest rate in the Selectcdrates.com CD rate index advanced but less than one basis point.  The average CD rate was up by just 1/1000th of a percent pushing the Selectcdrates.com CD rate index
The intense stock market volatility surfacing late this summer has done little to impact bank and credit union certificate of deposit rates.  While the stock market has seen days in which the major indices have moved by multiple percentage points from the open to the close, CD rates have showed little volatility continuing a mostly
Bank rates fell…….through the floor this week.  Fortunately, the full impact was not absorbed in CD interest rates although, in the coming days bank CD rates are sure to drop further.  The European debt crisis not only refused to go away but appears to be bigger than ever.  The combination of more problems with European
CD rates moved modestly higher during a week when most bank rates and interest rates had shifted decidedly lower.  The big news for the week or perhaps the month, the Fed statement that there will be no reduction in the current round of stimulus or QE3, had little impact on bank CD rates.  The lack
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
CD rates at the nation’s banks were little changed for the week ending July 8, 2011.  The average rate on the top CD rates available nationally inched just negligibly on the week.  The Selectcdrates.com index of the highest CD rates for the three month, six month, one year, two year and five year CD terms
A credit union is a financial institution that is privately owned by its members or customers. Unlike a bank, a credit union operates as a non-profit entity and does not put profitability first. Like banks, credit unions must be concerned about its deposits and lending activities and provide stability and service. Credit
Not so long ago if people knew they were about to be coming into some money yet they needed to pay a bill right now, they could do what is known as “floating” a check. This involves writing a check when there actually isn’t enough money to cover the balance, at least at the

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