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.
Monday, December 23, 2013 1:40 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Some investors are opting to take on more risk as a result of dismal CD rates.

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Tuesday, December 3, 2013 5:27 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

CD investors can go to the CFPB for redress if slighted by sneaky bank fees.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013 6:20 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Jumbo CDs can be bought for $100,000. See the differences between liquid and CD accounts.

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Thursday, November 14, 2013 9:45 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Bankrate.com tracks CD rates around the country and calculates a national average rate.

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Tuesday, November 12, 2013 12:55 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

The online-only institution is revising its early withdrawal penalty schedule.

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Wednesday, November 6, 2013 3:22 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Unless you’re starting with a vast fortune, the interest paid on a certificate of deposit at today’s rates won’t be worth a hill of beans. Actually, it’s possible that a hill of beans might be out of your price range if you’re investing only in CDs. That’s because CD rates have been on a downward

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Monday, September 23, 2013 12:38 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Are you saving or investing? When you expect to earn a positive return, consider these factors.

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Monday, September 16, 2013 11:40 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

What should you consider when using callable CDs in a rising-yield environment?

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Thursday, September 12, 2013 4:39 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

A new study finds minority-owned banks tend to offer higher-than-average CD rates, especially on shorter-term CDs.

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Monday, September 9, 2013 5:57 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

What’s the difference between a ladder and barbell CD portfolio, and which is right for you?

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