Here’s a look at the state of interest rates on five common consumer banking products and the latest rates from Bankrate.com’s weekly national survey of large banks and thrifts conducted March 11, 2009.
Rate: 5.57 percent (line of credit); 8.6 percent (loan)
Rates on home equity products were split this week.
The average home equity line of credit, or HELOC, fell 1 basis point, to 5.57 percent. However, home equity loan rates increased 3 basis points, to 8.6 percent.
To find the best home equity loan rates in your area, check Bankrate’s interactive tool.
— Chris Kissell