Personal Finance Blog By MoneyRates - Savings Accounts
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.
February 7, 2011
A recent surge in Treasury yields, fueled by inflation concerns, makes the Fed's quantitative easing policy seem out of step.
February 2, 2011
New business optimism could help push bank rates higher, but after some improvement, this indicator seems to be stuck in a rut. What's holding deposit rates back?
January 31, 2011
Unrest in Egypt has already had an impact on U.S. financial markets, and the potential effects may be especially hard on bank depositors.
January 26, 2011
Find out what affect continuing problems at Bank of America could have on other banks and depositors in general.
January 24, 2011
Low Federal Reserve fund rates have helped banks but hurt depositors; it might be time to even things up a little.
January 12, 2011
Find out what Chinese inflation means to you--and your savings or money market accounts
January 10, 2011
Find out whether Friday's job report was strong enough to give a boost to bank interest 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.
Older entries »
January 4, 2011
Customer satisfaction with bank services, such as checking accounts, savings accounts and personal loans, rose slightly in the last year, but has yet to return to levels reached before the financial crisis exploded, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index annual report for financial services released in December.
The index, founded by the University of Michigan's [...]