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Incentive rates for CDs fall into negative territory

Incentive rates for CDs fall into negative territory

For the first time in at least a decade, the average rate of 12-month CD specials fell below that offered on basic CDs of the same term length.

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Inflation rate surpasses top CD rate

Inflation rate surpasses top CD rate

Sunday, June 5th, 2011

Market Rates Insight revealed that the annual inflation rate topped the rate of the highest-paying CD in early 2011. Read more

Posted in: Banking, CD Rates, Certificate of Deposit


Savings rates show a marked increase in certain states

Savings rates show a marked increase in certain states

Saturday, May 21st, 2011

A recent study from Market Rates Insight (MRI) discovered that a number of states have seen savings rates rise this year. Read more

Posted in: CD Rates, Money Market Rates, Savings Rates


Internet-only banks no longer have higher savings rates

Internet-only banks no longer have higher savings rates

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

A recent report noted that the higher-than-average savings rates commonly associated with online banking institutions may be a thing of the past. Read more

Posted in: CD Rates, Money Market Rates, Savings Rates


Savings rates to rise in 2011?

Savings rates to rise in 2011?

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

A recent report from MRI noted that competition between banks should intensify this year, as banks look to increase consumer deposits. Read more

Posted in: CD Rates, Money Market Rates, Savings Rates


Regional Vs. national banks: Which seem to be recovering faster?

Regional Vs. national banks: Which seem to be recovering faster?

Monday, April 4th, 2011

The level of bank recovery, national or regional, is directly dependent on job market and real estate recovery of the U.S. Read more

Posted in: Banking, CD Rates, Money Market Rates, Savings Rates


Long-term CD rates rise

Long-term CD rates rise

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

A recent report covering trends from the first week of March 2011 noted that long-term CD rates are trending upward. Read more

Posted in: CD Rates


Consumers increase deposits to savings accounts

Consumers increase deposits to savings accounts

Friday, March 4th, 2011

Domestic consumer deposits for checking accounts, money market accounts and savings accounts increased in the fourth quarter of 2010. Read more

Posted in: CD Rates, Money Market Rates, Savings Rates


Consumers who compare CD rates find more odd rates

Consumers who compare CD rates find more odd rates

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Consumers who are looking to diversify their investments and increase their savings typically compare CD rates often, as they can be a useful addition to any portfolio. Read more

Posted in: Banking, CD Rates, Certificate of Deposit


CDs, Money market accounts may not see returns soon

CDs, Money market accounts may not see returns soon

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

Despite recent positive economic news, interest rates on money market accounts and certificates of deposit may not rise for some time. Read more

Posted in: CD Rates, Money Market Rates, Savings Rates


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