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CDs

5 reasons why CDs are perfect for low risk investors

August 14, 2015

CDs are perfect for low risk investors because they offer a guarantee of principal along with a fixed interest rate and predictable cash flow.

6 essential truths on today's CD rates

October 16, 2014

Understanding these things about today's CD rates can boost the interest you earn on your savings.

5 factors that could drive interest rates higher

July 16, 2014

It's been a long time since interest rates rose, but these pressures could be what finally pushes them upward.

Why inflation is still a threat to your retirement

June 25, 2014

Inflation may be relatively mild today, but even a minor acceleration in price increases could profoundly affect your retirement planning.

Bonds vs. CDs: A secure-investment showdown

June 12, 2014

Both Treasury bonds and CDs can be safe sources of income, but the length of your investment may determine which is the better choice.

4 caveats on variable-rate CDs

May 28, 2014

Variable-rate CDs can offer savers some intriguing options, but not always at a favorable price.

8 costly investment mistakes to avoid

April 2, 2014

Investors make these mistakes all the time, but there's no reason you should.

Investments to watch in a rising-rate environment

February 5, 2014

Investing isn't always easy when interest rates are climbing, but knowing which areas to watch can help.

Is an 'unconventional' CD for you?

September 3, 2013

Indexed and raise-your-rate CDs have their own risks, but does today's low-interest-rate environment make them worth considering?

Which investments perform best against inflation?

July 31, 2013

While gold has been the best overall inflation hedge in recent years, another investment has been more reliable during rising prices.

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