Certificate of Deposit Archive

February 23, 2017

A review of the characteristics of different types of CDs can help you decide which is the best fit for your needs.

The Complete Guide to Setting Up A CD Ladder

November 4, 2016

Learn how a CD ladder can work to your advantage, and how to set it up.

November Fed update: Fed doesn't act on bank rates - but consumers can

November 2, 2016

No action by the Fed on rates leaves it up to consumers to protect themselves by finding higher savings account rates.

Fed update - Bank rate increase delay, how consumers can prepare

September 22, 2016

The Fed continues to delay raising rates, but taking action seems increasingly imminent.

5 moves to optimize your CD ladder investments

May 11, 2016

CD ladders can help you manage yield and liquidity, and they can also be tailored for current circumstances.

5 reasons why CDs are perfect for low risk investors

August 14, 2015

CDs are perfect for low risk investors because they offer a guarantee of principal along with a fixed interest rate and predictable cash flow.

What You Should Know About CD Rates Today

October 16, 2014

Understanding these things about today's CD rates can boost the interest you earn on your savings.

Five factors that could drive interest rates higher

July 16, 2014

It's been a long time since interest rates rose, but these pressures could be what finally pushes them upward.

How Inflation Impacts Retirement Planning

June 25, 2014

Inflation may be relatively mild today, but even a minor acceleration in price increases could profoundly affect your retirement planning.

Essential differences between CDs and bonds : A secure investment

June 12, 2014

Both Treasury bonds and CDs can be safe sources of income, but the length of your investment may determine which is the better choice.

4 caveats on variable-rate CDs

8 costly investment mistakes to avoid

Investments to watch in a rising-rate environment

Is an 'unconventional' CD for you?

Which investments perform best against inflation?

Will 2014 mark the return of the CD?

Just when you thought CD ladders were dead ...

6 reasons to think twice about hedge funds

5 hard facts on retirement

4 ways CDs have changed

CD rates: Now behind inflation

How to engineer higher CD rates

4 reasons why CDs make great graduation gifts

Using relationships to get better CD rates

EverBank WorldCurrency CDs

Managing CD rates: reverse laddering your way to a new home

Making the curve: CD rate curves can help you make good financial decisions

Do today's CD rates present a case for callable CDs?

Know your CD options: how shoping around can help you save

Let a certificate of deposit act as your savings "lock box"

CD rates: some history lessons

Your Rights as a Bank Customer: The FDIC Depositor Bill of Rights

FDIC Warns of Bait-and-Switch Using CD Rates

Watching for CD Rates to Rise as the Economy Improves

CD Rates Offering a Thin Spread Over Treasuries

Brokered Certificates of Deposit Offer High CD Rates, With Some Strings Attached

CDs vs Installment Savings Accounts

If I Had a Million Dollars

What's In a Bank Name?

Global Interest Rates and CDs

What Does Deflation Mean for Savings and CD Rates?

College Savings and Certificates of Deposit

What are Installment Savings Accounts?

Top Ten Ways to Control Your Money from The Grave

Market-Linked CDs Represent a Hybrid Between CDs and Stocks

Zero Coupon CDs

Increase CD Interest Rates with Bump-Up CDs


How to Evaluate a Callable CD