CD rates Blog

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 5:05 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Would you rather save money in a CD or buy a lottery ticket? What if you could do both at the same time?

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Monday, April 1, 2013 4:53 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

CD rates are at historic lows and still falling, and yet actress Mila Kunis and many others are sticking with them. Why?

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Thursday, March 28, 2013 5:12 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Keeping up with physical papers can be a pain but savers should hang on to their CD documents until the CD matures. After maturity, feel free to toss the records.

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Thursday, March 28, 2013 10:35 am
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

The plight of CD investors in Cyprus’ banking crisis illustrates the importance of respecting FDIC limits on deposit insurance.

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Thursday, March 21, 2013 11:35 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

This year will see the end of high-yielding CDs issued in 2008. That is bad for the owners of those CDs who will be forced out into the cold yield-barren world of 2013, but borrowers may benefit.

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Wednesday, March 20, 2013 3:34 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

The special tax savers may have to pay in Cyprus illustrates that seeking out higher CD rates overseas isn’t risk free.

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Monday, March 18, 2013 12:23 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Sometimes struggling banks offer higher-than-average deposit and CD rates to attract customers. Should savers beware of CDs from floundering banks?

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 2:59 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

In a testy exchange at a Senate hearing, one senator accused the Federal Reserve of throwing savers “under the bus.” But is the Fed to blame for low CD rates?

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Thursday, February 28, 2013 1:22 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

CD rates are still depressingly low, but CDs have other lovable features.

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Tuesday, February 26, 2013 5:37 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

If you’re not comparison shopping for CDs, you’re losing out. There’s a big gap between average rates and the best available.

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