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Chapter 7: Bankrate's resources

Bankrate.com has resources that can help you find the best rates and the most sound banks.

The research tools at Bankrate.com are invaluable. We know this because they're some of the most popular sections on our Web site. In this chapter, we'll show you what resources we have for finding rates on CDs and money market funds, how we survey different financial instruments -- CDs and savings accounts, for example -- how we rate the banks themselves using our proprietary Safe & Sound ratings.

What you can expect to learn from this chapter:

 

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1 Year CD 0.90%  0.02 0.88%
2 Year CD 1.02%  0.01 1.03%
5 Year CD 1.59%  0.01 1.60%
 
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