Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

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.

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.

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