Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, September 04, 2014 5:15 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The number of Americans who own retirement accounts also fell over the past few years, down to 49.2 percent in 2013 from 50.4 percent in 2010.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 6:00 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Banks will keep an eye on their CDs and monitor changes in deposit bases as interest rates rise.

Thursday, March 06, 2014 3:23 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Consumers have been shifting savings from certificates of deposits to more liquid accounts.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 3:01 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Turkey’s jolt to interest rates could appear appetizing, but use caution before investing.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 11:50 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Investment’s total return: more important than income an investor gets from dividends or interest.

Friday, January 10, 2014 6:05 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Issues with closing or managing a bank account made up the bulk of complaints.

Thursday, December 26, 2013 9:49 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Buying in to expectations theory will help you feel better about short-term CD investments.

Monday, August 26, 2013 3:38 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

A long-shot currency-linked CD bets that four emerging market currencies will do better than the dollar over five years. Is it worth the risk?

Friday, June 07, 2013 2:27 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

CD rates are so low a worm couldn’t crawl under them, particularly in Pittsburgh, which boasted the lowest CD rates in the country for the month of May.

Thursday, May 30, 2013 12:43 pm
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The only reason to buy a CD these days is for the piggy bank function. It keeps savers from spending money but doesn’t offer a lot in returns.

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