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.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 11:08 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Liquid CDs allow depositors to access part or all of their money before the CD matures, but today’s low rates make them unappealing.

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Thursday, October 25, 2012 10:24 am
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

CD auctions may offer a few extra points of yield at the cost of being more complicated and time-consuming than conventional CD buying.

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Wednesday, October 17, 2012 5:20 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Owners of long-term CDs that mature now are in for a shock. There aren’t many low-risk options that offer yields that beat inflation.

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Friday, October 12, 2012 5:53 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

In September, the highest one-year CD rate was 0.45 percent, the lowest was 0.14 percent. Learn more at Bankrate.com.

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Wednesday, October 3, 2012 4:52 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Bankrate’s weekly interest rate survey revealed that the average five-year jumbo CD yield hit a new low this week. It’s now less than 1 percent.

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Monday, October 1, 2012 4:01 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

As grim as CD rates are right now, they’d be worse without credit unions, a new study finds.

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Wednesday, September 26, 2012 4:59 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

CDs are safer investments than other vehicles. Check out CD rates at Bankrate.com.

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Monday, September 24, 2012 6:11 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

With tax rates likely to go up in the future, a Roth IRA CD might be just the ticket for providing the cash you need in retirement.

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 9:34 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Low rate policies hurt savers but help borrowers. Is it any coincidence that governments benefit by borrowing at low rates?

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012 5:20 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

QE3 is bad news for CD investors in the short term, but if it works it could help CD rates recover over the long term.

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