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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)

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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The best CD rates available Christmas week 2014 are little changed from the previous week and down slightly from the start of the month.  The SelectCDrates.com CD rate index shows the average rate among the top performers holding at 1.169 percent.  The top rates measured by SelectCDrates.com are the highest rates available by a bank in
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
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
Based on the current CD rate survey, the bloodletting in CD interest rates shows no signs of abating.  Savers and investors in bank CDs are seeing no reprieve in the current extended down cycle of lower interest rates.  Fortunately, the rate decline seen this week in the best CD interest rates was rather modest. The national
CD interest rates took a mild slide for the week ending August 31, 2012.  The average CD rate in the Selectcdrates.com CD rate index dipped lower by a mere 3/1000ths of a percent.  The CD rate index, which measures the average rate found on the top ten best three months CD rates, six month CD
A checking account hold serves to let the bank know for sure that a deposit is legitimate. In October of 2004 Congress passed what is called Check21 legislation that allows banks to process copies of your checks, not the checks themselves. This is intended to speed up the process of clearing payments out of one
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
Bank certificate of deposit rates were lower for the third consecutive week in 2010.  The average yield for the top ten best bank CD rates available nationally fell across all maturities.  For the week ending January 22, 2010 the short term bank CD rates incurred the most damage while the mid term and longer term CDs
Banks, like credit cards and brokers before them, are hoping their customers stay safely unaware of what the financial industry actually entails. Fortunately for banks, most customers are living up to the industries very low expectations. The vast majority of banks, especially those with large downtown offices and football stadiums, don’t operate with
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
This week, CD interest rates moved downward by a very small margin. Based on the current survey of bank CD rates from Selectcdrates.com, there were some minor loss in the average yield for the six month and five year CDs while the one year and two year rates remained unchanged. The average yield on
The best CD rates for the first week of July were up modestly on the back of a better than expected monthly jobs report.  Relative to the strength in the jobs report, the overall increase in CD rates was quite tame, rising by just 3/1000ths of a percent from the last week in June.  In the
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
There are few banks today that don’t have an online presence. Almost all banks have recognized the simplicity and cost advantages of online banking and have begun offering some form of online banking and online bill pay to their customers. As these services evolve, online banking becomes increasingly easier to use and as
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

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