Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, September 10, 2012 10:50 am
By Lisa Weinberger · Bankrate.com

The national average one-year CD rate is low. It’s currently at 0.3 percent. But there are several institutions offering better-than-average rates. You may want to shop for CDs at online banks and credit unions, which tend to offer better yields than some major institutions. Use our survey to find the best CD rates in Philadelphia,

Saturday, October 08, 2011 11:00 am
By Lisa Weinberger · Bankrate.com

Despite CD rates being at record lows, some investors are still including CDs in their portfolios. That might be because CDs are insured by the FDIC up to $250,000 per depositor and offer a steady return. CD rates in Hartford, CT, are fairly far south, but some institutions are offering better-than-average rates. Our survey can

Thursday, June 03, 2010 3:24 pm
By Lisa Weinberger · Bankrate.com

Due to low CD rates across the country, many investors have turned to other fixed-income investments. But if you’re shopping for CD rates in New York City, NY, our research can help. They may not currently be posting very investment-worthy yields, but CDs are still safe investments – they are insured by the FDIC up

Friday, May 28, 2010 3:13 pm
By Lisa Weinberger · Bankrate.com

Every week Bankrate collects data on CD rates. I will be bringing this data to you daily in a fun, friendly and sometimes humorous manner about the locale of the geographic area. Here is your first taste of my world of CD rates. Enjoy your holiday weekend with friends and family sitting around the pool