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Avoid these missteps so you won’t start the new year with a heap of debt.
Step-up CDs can help you potentially earn a higher rate of return later on.
An 18-month CD may provide the right balance for your needs.
View current cd rates based on Bankrate.com’s weekly national survey of large banks and thrifts.
There’s more to a top 36-month CD than just the rates. Read the fine print before you buy.
Received a windfall? Forget the mattress and check out these options for safekeeping.
Picking a place to park your cash isn’t tough if you know what to look for in a bank.
It’s relatively easy to get a higher return on your money if you do your homework.
Shop around before you buy a CD. The best rates may pay almost triple what your local bank pays.
These top 48-month CDs pay more than 2.5 times the national average rate.