Personal Finance Blog By MoneyRates - Savings Accounts
January 17, 2013
Depositors benefited from a lapse in inflation during the fourth quarter, but keep a wary eye on consumer prices in 2013.
January 11, 2013
Job growth in December was decent, but the recent tax deal may clear the way for the economy to gain some momentum.
December 20, 2012
A decline in prices during November was good news for savings accounts, but it may prove to be short-lived.
December 14, 2012
November's jobs report may not have looked bad on the surface, but a closer examination reveals discouraging developments for the economy and deposit accounts.
November 30, 2012
While the bond market doesn't appear fazed by the fiscal cliff, the stock market and savings account rates are more vulnerable.
November 15, 2012
Oil prices have been quietly fading in recent weeks, which is good news for savings accounts, whose low rates can't withstand much inflation.
August 20, 2012
Inflation has taken an unexpected step back, clearing the way for savings accounts to gain some ground in recent months.
July 24, 2012
Savings accounts got a rare break in the second quarter in the form of negative inflation, but this relief may not be here to stay.
March 22, 2012
In an interconnected global economy, concerns about Chinese demand for iron ore could be felt by U.S. savings accounts.
February 24, 2012
In a global economy, the Greek debt deal is important to the U.S., but ultimately not a resolution to financial concerns about Europe.