Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, September 02, 2010 3:24 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Interest rates on bank accounts and deposit certificates have dropped to such minuscule amounts that borrowers may indeed wonder whether they should just stuff their money in a good old-fashioned mattress. Low interest rates are a boon for businesses because they can borrow money on more attractive terms to purchase equipment, hire employees, invest in