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.
Sunday, March 1, 2015 7:00 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Besides the banking regulations governing the number of transactions allowed in savings and money market accounts and minimum early withdrawal penalties on CDs, there is a huge amount of variation between banking products.

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Friday, February 6, 2015 1:22 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Last week’s meeting of the Fed was generally interpreted as bullish on the economy and bolstered confidence that an interest rate increase could indeed come this year.

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Friday, January 23, 2015 7:00 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Though there’s no one-size-fits-all answer for savers and investors, examining goals and time frames can provide direction when considering saving and investment vehicles.

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Thursday, January 8, 2015 7:00 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Interest rates as set by the Fed are the biggest factor in fluctuations in CD rates.

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Wednesday, December 24, 2014 9:00 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Despite many years of investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission, Allen Stafford’s CD scam ran for more than a decade.

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Wednesday, December 3, 2014 6:00 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

After signing the CD deal, savers will receive prepaid interest in the form of one 2015 Mercedes S550 sedan or three 2015 Sprinter Cargo Vans.

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014 6:00 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

According to an SEC lawsuit, at least four account holders invested $532,000 in CDs in the financial scam.

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Monday, October 27, 2014 10:46 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Since 2007, the percent of families with certificates of deposit has fallen to record lows as CD rates have hit bottom.

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Thursday, September 25, 2014 2:00 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

It’s only a few basis points. But CD rates have risen a bit since July 23 in the weekly rate surveys at Bankrate.

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 6:00 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

New rules around rollovers of individual retirement accounts could bite the owners of CD IRAs next year.

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