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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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CD interest rates declined just marginally for the week ending June 3, 2011. The 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
CD interest rates took a pretty big fall this past week.  Economic uncertainty combined with government debt problems in the U.S. and in Europe is the biggest dynamic influencing the direction of interest rates.  Based on the most recent economic figures and Fed statements, a slow economy looks to be in the forecast for some
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
The best CD rates available nationally were lower by a fraction for the week ending January 16, 2015 based on the most recent survey of bank rates conducted by  Of course, thanks to the uncertainty in overseas markets and skittish international investors, interest rates at on most bank savings and lending products have plummeted
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 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. 
Certificate of deposit rates managed to shift even lower for the week ending Nov 6, 2009.  Bank CD rates with a six month maturity and CD rates with a two year maturity held steady while the one year rate dropped modestly and the five year fell considerably. The average of the best six month CD rates
CD rates crawled slightly higher after markets concerns over the government debt ceiling, a government shutdown, Mideast tension, Obama Care, NSA spying, dramatic increases in domestic oil production and more Miley Cyrus antics appeared to pass us by without a major incidence.  The credit and fixed income markets saw quite a bit of volatility during
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 best certificate of deposit rates available nationally remained in a tight range for the week ending May 15 and mostly followed the direction of similar interest bearing securities.  The average on short term, six month and one year CD, rates dipped down marginally while the longer term CD rates increased more notably to end
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
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
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 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 CD rate index
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
Online banking is a great way to save the bank money. You won’t be pestering their tellers with gripes, complaints, and questions, and if you really want to be contemporary, progressive, and “green,” you’ll forego the printed monthly statement that costs the bank a lot to produce and mail. You’re so good to
The best CD rates available nationally were little changed for the week ending October 24th 2014 based on the most recent survey of bank CD rates conducted by  Although the average returns on the top performing bank CDs showed little change over the course of the week, the average rate remains elevated relative other

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