Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, February 06, 2015 1:22 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Last week’s meeting of the Fed was generally interpreted as bullish on the economy and bolstered confidence that an interest rate increase could indeed come this year.

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.

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