CD rates Blog

When will CD rates rise? Where are CD rates the highest? Should I build a CD ladder, buy a step-up CD or buy a market-linked CD? From barbell and bullet strategies to scams and structured products, find everything you've ever wanted to know about CDs and CD rates right here in Bankrate's CD Rates blog. See the latest posts below.
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 6:11 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

Last year was a terrible one for CD rates, with Bankrate’s CD averages falling to all-time lows. But will 2013 be any better?

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Friday, December 28, 2012 5:29 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

With CD rates so low, savers are stretching for yield. But what they don’t know could hurt them.

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Monday, December 24, 2012 1:51 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

With CD rates so low and set to stay there for years, savers are looking to structured notes for higher yields. Are they worth the risk?

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Tuesday, December 18, 2012 11:37 am
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

When deposit rates do recover, CD rates will lead the pack, one expert says.

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Thursday, December 13, 2012 12:27 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The Fed will continue buying long-term Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities under QE3 in 2013. What does that mean for CD rates?

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Monday, December 10, 2012 3:10 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

CD rates may be at record lows, but there’s one group able to earn 10 percent on their savings: military service members in harm’s way.

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Thursday, December 6, 2012 11:00 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Savers are entitled to fair returns in the form of higher CD rates. Unfortunately, life is not fair.

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Wednesday, December 5, 2012 4:14 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Low interest rates are key in customers switching banks. When banks need deposits, CD rates rise — but what about retaining customers?

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Tuesday, December 4, 2012 10:28 am
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

Sharply higher tax rates would be a big drag on Americans’ CDs and other deposit accounts, according to a new analysis.

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Tuesday, November 27, 2012 5:14 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

Young workers may be scarred by the financial crisis, but using CDs to save for retirement in your 20s is a bad idea, especially with CD rates at historic lows.

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