Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, January 03, 2014 3:00 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Shopping for 6-month CD rates in Phoenix, AZ? The average 6-month CD is currently paying just 0.14 percent. Yet, there are still some better-than-average rates out there. For instance, one bank in this survey is offering 0.3 percent, or more than twice the national average. Online banks typically offer some of the best deals. They

Thursday, January 02, 2014 3:00 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

CD rates haven’t been moving much at all lately. The average 6-month CD rate is currently at 0.14 percent. Fortunately, there are several banks offering better-than-average deals. Use our research to find the best CD rates in West Palm Beach, FL. You don’t have to worry about safety with CDs. They are insured up to

Wednesday, October 05, 2011 10:42 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Keeping fixed-income investments in your portfolio is a good idea. Though they may not currently have the highest rates, CDs are insured by the FDIC up to $250,000 per depositor and offer a steady return. CD rates in Denver, CO, have been heading steadily south, but there are still some decent yields available. Our survey

Tuesday, October 04, 2011 9:11 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Due to low CD rates across the country, many investors have turned to other fixed-income investments. But if you’re shopping for CD rates in New York City, NY, our research can help. They may not currently be posting very investment-worthy yields, but CDs are still safe investments – they are insured by the FDIC up

Monday, October 03, 2011 9:16 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Some investors are still turning to CD rates as fixed-income investments in their portfolios, despite yields being low across the nation. That could be partially because CDs are insured by the FDIC up to $250,000 per depositor. CD rates in Phoenix, AZ, are fairly far south, but some institutions are offering better-than-average rates. Withdrawing your

Sunday, October 02, 2011 11:00 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

CD rates may be low, but you can still safely use CDs as fixed-income investments in your portfolio. To create some liquidity, try building a CD ladder. If you’re looking for the best CD rates in Paramus, NJ, our up-to-date research can help. Because they are insured by the FDIC or NCUA up to $250,000

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 11:12 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

CD rates have been staying at record lows, causing some investors turn to other fixed-income investments. But some banks are still offering better-than-average rates to consumers with good credit. Use our research to find the best CD rates in Lewes, DE, or in your area of Delaware. Building a CD ladder is one way to

Friday, September 23, 2011 10:23 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Fixed-income investments can really help with stability. CDs are insured by the FDIC up to $250,000 per depositor and offer a steady return, making them a decent fixed income investment. CD rates in St. Greely, CO, have been moving consistently south, but some better rates are out there. Our survey can bring you the best

Friday, September 09, 2011 9:33 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Institutions throughout the nation have been posting only dismal yields for the diligent investor. If you’re shopping for CD rates in Ely-West Wendover, NV, our research can help you find the best rates. Since they are insured by the FDIC up to $250,000 per depositor, CDs are considered a safe investment. If you’re worried about

Sunday, July 24, 2011 11:00 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

As a low-risk investment insured by the FDIC, CDs are a good investment for the safe saver. Decent CD rates in Vernon, AL, can sometimes be hard to find, but you can find the best CD rates in your area of Alabama with our up-to-date research. CDs offer a higher yield than the money market

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