Personal Finance Blog By MoneyRates - Banking
February 9, 2011
Changes in how FDIC insurance premiums are assessed could help small banks at the expense of larger ones, resulting in better rates from smaller banks.
January 26, 2011
Find out what affect continuing problems at Bank of America could have on other banks and depositors in general.
January 17, 2011
Bank profits were up sharply in 2010, and that could be a good sign for CD, savings, and money market rates.
January 5, 2011
Recent data showed that consumer bankruptcies continued to rise in 2010, which helps explain why bank interest rates remain so low despite a recovering economy.
December 27, 2010
Could a rise in merger and acquisition activity be a sign that banks may also become more aggressive about acquiring deposits by raising rates?
December 13, 2010
A temporary lifting of the insurance limit for noninterest-bearing checking accounts creates extra cash flow management options for individuals and businesses.
November 29, 2010
Improved bank profitability may be the first step towards improved interest rates on CDs, savings accounts, and money market accounts.
October 20, 2010
Find out how sloppy bank foreclosure procedures might prolong the housing slump, despite current mortgage rates reaching record lows.
October 13, 2010
A lower dollar might help US trade, but if taken too far could turn the budget deficit into the next financial crisis.
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August 4, 2010
Find out what the recent uptick in home purchase loan activity might mean for the broader economy.