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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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Interest rates on bank CDs made another move towards the downside for the week ending March 8, 2013.  Long-term certificates of deposit absorbed most of the downward momentum again this week with midterm CD rates showing little change and short term rates making a very modest move to the upside.  The average CD yield in the
Certificate of deposit interest rates fell across all maturities for the week ending April 2, 2010.  After a week of marginal reductions in bank rates, the most recent week saw the average yield on the highest CD rates available nationally take a fairly sizeable tumble based on the survey of the top ten best CD
Historically low rates on bank CDs continued again this week. Although CD interest rates were little changed by the close of the week, there were no CD terms that displayed an increase in rates and some terms ended with a mild decrease. While CD rates remain quite low, there is a wide discrepancy
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
Many people hear the term FDIC during an economics class or perhaps when reading brochures at their local bank, but do they really know what the organization does? In fact, is the average person even aware of what the acronym stands for? Well, in response to both questions, the FDIC, (which stands for
There is no question that you need short term savings. The next logical question is exactly how much you need to have in your short-term savings accounts. The answer varies by the individual. Your Age and Family Situation Your age and family is a large factor in your savings plan. Young, single individuals
Banks make money by accepting money from you and paying you interest on the money and then loaning it out a higher rate of interest. That sounds like a good way to make money, but banking is competitive and there is a bank on every corner trying to do the same thing. So, banks have
CD interest rates declined just marginally for the week ending June 3, 2011. The Selectcdrates.com composite index which covers the highest three month CD rates, six month CD rates, one year CD rates, two year CD rates and five year CD rates descended by just .002 percent on the week. The index now
The Federal Reserve plays an important role in the U.S. payments system.  The twelve Federal Reserve Banks provide banking services to depository institutions and to the federal government.  For depository institutions, they maintain accounts and provide various payment services, including collecting checks, electronically transferring funds, and distributing and receiving currency and coin.  For the federal
Bank certificate of deposit rates were lower on the short term maturities once again while the longer term CD rates showed mixed results for the week.  Six month maturities and one year maturities were all lower in yield while the two year term CD was unchanged and the five year maturities experienced an increase in
The U.S. payments system is the largest in the world.  Each day, millions of transactions, valued in the trillions of dollars, are conducted between sellers and purchasers of goods, services, or financial assets.  Most of the payments underlying those transactions f low between depository institutions and banks, a large number of which maintain accounts with
The best certificate of deposit rates for the week ending May 8, 2009 saw declines for the short term and midterm rates and an increase for the long term CD rates.  The average for the best two year term CDs were unchanged for the week.  The average of the top ten CD rates with a
Savings Bonds are modest, safe investments. These are not marketable securities, so the ups and downs of the economy do not affect them. They are securities issued by the U.S. Treasury and are backed, as they say, by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government. Tens of millions of Americans have purchased US Savings
After the monthly jobs report was released on February 7th, CD rates were overcome with apathy.  Although the monthly jobs report was measurably worse than expected CD rates, along with most all bank rates, were changed only fractionally based on the news.  Unfortunately for savers, the overall rate change was to the downside albeit, only
Banks are places that take your money, keep it safe and let you use a debit card or checks to take care of day-to-day purchases. A depository for your day-to-day funds and short-term savings is the main features most consumers use the local bank for. And there is a good likelihood that your

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