Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, March 07, 2014 9:38 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

CD rates are still at historical lows all over the country, but some cities enjoy higher rates than others.

Friday, January 10, 2014 1:43 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

CDs may not the be best deal for every saver if liquidity is a concern.

Friday, December 27, 2013 11:42 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

A step-up CD lets depositor raise the rate on an existing CD. Deciding when is the problem.

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.

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

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

Monday, May 13, 2013 4:55 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

CD rates plumbed new depths in April. Rates varied though. Savers in Cincinnati had access to CD rates half a percent higher than people in Pittsburgh.

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.

Tags: CD, CD rate
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?

Wednesday, February 06, 2013 4:36 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The opposite side of today’s low CD rate coin can be found in the ’80s when interest rates were high — on everything.

Wednesday, January 02, 2013 6:11 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Last year was a terrible one for CD rates, with Bankrate’s CD averages falling to all-time lows. But will 2013 be any better?

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