Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, June 02, 2014 11:00 am
By Sheyna Steiner ·

FINRA last week issued a warning to investors being contacted about high-yield CDs.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 2:52 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

Making savings decisions based on gut instinct can sometimes lead to poor choices.

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

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 ·

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 ·

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 ·

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 ·

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

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

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 ·

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 ·

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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