Personal Finance Blog By MoneyRates - CDs

$8 Billion CD Fraud Alleged. What Will You Pay For Risk?

February 24, 2009

The SEC claims a banker defrauded investors in an $8 billion CD scheme. Peter G. Miller looks at the motivation behind such investments.

What If The Banks Are Nationalized?

February 23, 2009

During the past week a new discussion has begun to emerge in Washington, the matter of nationalizing banks. This is a big deal, symbolically and in other ways. If you have a CD, money market account, savings, or IRA you need to keep an eye on this conversation. As this is written many bank stocks have taken [...]

Do You Deserve More For Your CD?

February 20, 2009

Almost $130 billion has been paid out to financial managers in the past few years, money that savers and investors didn't get.

Dividend Income: Is It So Certain?

February 19, 2009

I was reading the words of a nationally-syndicated columnist recently who was recommending several stocks. This was interesting stuff, I thought, including the suggestion that now is the time to buy shares in long established companies that pay good dividends. But, actually, as I looked at the author's list I saw several companies that are indeed [...]