Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, September 03, 2012 10:30 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Yields are low throughout the nation. In fact, according to our latest rates survey, the national average one-year CD is at 0.31 percent. Still, some institutions are offering better-than-average rates. You can use our rates survey to find CD rates in Phoenix, AZ, and in other areas of Arizona. Traditional CDs are insured up to

Friday, November 18, 2011 10:55 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Money market account rates won’t be rising anytime soon – the Fed has promised to keep rates low until the middle of 2013. But if you’re looking for a money market accounts in Wickenburg, AZ, our rates survey can help. Because they are insured up to $250,000 per depositor per bank by the FDIC, money

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 10:51 am
By Clare Mallen · Bankrate.com

Reach your goals sooner early retirement planning in Prescott, AZ, by using the tools, guides and calculators available. A money market account offers a protected vehicle for your money in the Arizona market, and our researchers survey accounts throughout the day to provide valuable and current information for your retirement planning. Early retirement planning in Prescott,

Thursday, October 20, 2011 12:00 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

The average money market account rate picked up a point from last week, but yields are still staying right around a disappointing 0.15 percent. If you’re looking a money market accounts in Flagstaff, AZ, use our rates survey to find a satisfactory yield. Money market accounts generally have higher yields than other interest-bearing savings accounts.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 11:59 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

If you want to start saving long-term, a money market account might be a good place to start. Money market accounts in Yuma, AZ, are currently only at an average of 0.15 percent, but several institutions are offering better-than-average rates. Money market accounts can offer a better yield than many other interest-bearing savings accounts. They

Tuesday, October 04, 2011 9:16 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Money market account yields are still low in the wake of the Federal Reserve’s slash on short-term interest rates. But if you’re looking for an account with safety and a better-than-average yield, use our rates survey to look for money market accounts in Prescott, AZ. Money market accounts are insured by the FDIC up to

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

Friday, September 23, 2011 10:29 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Since auto loan rates in Tucson, AZ, are at near record lows, now might be the best time to finance if you’re in the market. To find the best loan rates, shop around diligently at local credit unions and banks. The average 60-month new-car loan dropped down to 5.41 percent this week. It’s wise to

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 10:55 am
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Paying cash for a car is always a good financial move, but if you need to finance, now might be the best time. Auto loan rates in Scottsdale, AZ, and throughout the country have been low, making it a good time for those looking to buy. Shop around diligently when looking for a loan to

Tuesday, August 09, 2011 1:15 pm
By Mitch Strohm · Bankrate.com

Auto loan rates in Phoenix, AZ, are at near record lows. Average 60-month car loan is at 5.6 percent this week. Several lenders are also offering better-than-average rates to consumers with good credit. It might seem like a bad idea to get a car loan in a shaky economy, but auto loan rates in Phoenix,

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