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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)

Limelight Bank, a division of Capital Community Bank, is now marketing some of the highest short and midterm CD rates available nationwide.  The bank is an online only banking ope...(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)

Your bank may require that you put the stop payment request in writing but only after they accept your verbal request to issue the stop payment.  Sto...(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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A weak jobs report has pushed interest lowers including bank CD rates.  The most recent economic reports led by the monthly jobs report has turned the tide on the string of improving economic data and brought into question the vitality of US economic recovery.  Slow growth generally leads to low levels of inflation, low loan
The best national CD rates stayed within a tight range for the week ending April 24, 2009.  The short term rates increased slightly, with the six month term CD rates bumping up two basis points while the one year CD rates dropped by two basis points, a basis point is 1/100 of a percent.  Mid
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
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
When individuals wish to guarantee payment to someone they think of these three types of checks but often don’t know one from another. Let’s attempt to set them straight. A Certified Check is a type of check where the issuing bank guarantees the recipient of the check that there is enough cash available in the
CD rates were little changed going into the Memorial Day weekend.  However, not all news for savers was ho hum with some CD maturities displaying a mild uptick.  In the latest survey of bank CD rates conducted by SelectCDrates.com, the average yield on the top bank CDs available nationwide dipped by a very small fraction,
Bank CD rates continued to show some downward pressure from slow economic growth abroad and geopolitical tensions in select hot points in Eastern Europe and the Middle East.  The downward pressure offsets underlying forces that should start to push CD rates higher.  Upward pressures sitting under the interest rate market includes the Fed’s reduction in
Yields on long term certificates of deposit available nationally ended the week rising while short term certificates of deposits yields continue to drop or remain unchanged.  The average for the top ten best five year CD rates stood at 3.61% up to two basis points or 2/100 of a percent for the week.  The average yield
The highest CD interest rates available nationally were lower this past week; however the drop in interest rates for the top best bank rates was quite mild.  The Selectcdrates.com index measuring the average rate for the top ten highest 3 month CD rates through five year CD rates was down by just .004 percent this
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
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
There is little to report regarding CD interest rate changes for the week ending December 23, 2011.  Bank savings rates and CD rates seemed to be held in suspended animation as there were hardly any alterations in the top CD rates available nationally across most all bank CD terms. The average CD rate measured by the
The best CD rates available nationally ticked up a notch for the week ending May 6, 2011. The average rate for the highest CD rates covering all CD terms surveyed by Selectcdrates.com from three months to five years was 1.383 percent or .014 percent higher than the previous week. The increase in the
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

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