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CDs, money market accounts and high-yield savings

Check the ads in any newspaper, and you'll find banks promising high yields on certificates of deposit, money market accounts and even basic savings accounts. Saving rates are on the upswing as the 17 rate increases by the Federal Reserve Board take root.

If you're looking for the best place to park your cash while keeping it somewhat accessible, here are four investment choices and the features unique to each to guide your investing decisions, and a link to finding the best yields available in your neighborhood and across the nation.

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CDs and Investments
Compare today's rates
NATIONAL OVERNIGHT AVERAGES
1 yr CD 0.99%
2 yr CD 1.22%
5 yr CD 1.87%
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