Personal Finance Blog By MoneyRates - Savings Rates

What to make of a dip in consumer confidence

December 29, 2010

Find out what the recent dip in consumer confidence may mean for your savings, CD, and money market rates.

Will profit motive spur deposit rates?

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?

A winning proposal to raise savings rates: What do you think?

December 22, 2010

See the idea that won a contest for suggestions to raise savings rates--and let us know if you have a better idea.

A breakout for bond yields: A one percent rise in two months

December 15, 2010

Bond yields have now gained one percent in just over two months; will bank rates be soon to follow?

Does the surge in CD bonds mean better rates on the horizon?

December 8, 2010

Interest rates on bonds have made a move upward; will CDs, savings accounts, and money market accounts follow?

When will savings and money market rates follow the rise in bond yields?

November 22, 2010

Find out what to expect from deposit rates in light of last week's steep climb in bond yields.

A bond market rebellion brings hope for savings accounts, money market rates

November 17, 2010

For now, the bond market seems to be rebelling against the Fed's quantitiative easing program -- find out what this means for deposit rates.

Criticism of Fed policy goes global

November 10, 2010

As criticism of the Federal Reserve spreads around the world, it could come back to haunt bank depositors.

Recent employment report has good news for deposit rates

November 8, 2010

If October's improvement in employment turns into a trend, look for it to lead to a turnaround in bank interest rates.

The slide in the US dollar: One of those good news/bad news jokes?

October 11, 2010

Find out what the slide in the US dollar might mean -- to the US economy, and to your bank account.