Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, January 23, 2015 7:00 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Though there’s no one-size fits all answer for savers and investors, examining goals and time frames can provide direction when considering saving and investment vehicles.

Thursday, January 08, 2015 7:00 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Interest rates as set by the Fed are the biggest factor in fluctuations in CD rates.

Tags: CD rates, news
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 9:00 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Despite many years of investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission, Allen Stafford’s CD scam ran for more than a decade.

Wednesday, December 03, 2014 6:00 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

After signing the CD deal, savers will receive prepaid interest in the form of one 2015 Mercedes S550 sedan or three 2015 Sprinter Cargo Vans.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 6:00 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

According to an SEC lawsuit, at least four account holders invested $532,000 in CDs in the financial scam.

Monday, October 27, 2014 10:46 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Since 2007, the percent of families with certificates of deposit has fallen to record lows as CD rates have hit bottom.

Thursday, September 25, 2014 2:00 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

It’s only a few basis points. But CD rates have risen a bit since July 23 in the weekly rate surveys at Bankrate.

Tuesday, September 02, 2014 6:00 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

New rules around rollovers of individual retirement accounts could bite the owners of CD IRAs next year.

Monday, August 25, 2014 4:00 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

CD yields have been plummeting since the Federal Reserve dropped short-term interest rates close to zero.

Thursday, August 07, 2014 1:30 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

The average promo rate on one-year CDs is lower than the average rate on one-year CDs. Why?

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