Basic Guides for CDs
Curious how indexed or variable-rate certificates of deposit (CDs) work? Here are some essential facts on these unique accounts.
An IRA that contains certificates of deposit (CDs) can offer investors some much-needed protection from the stock market -- a particularly attractive feature for those nearing retirement age.
CDs and money market accounts can both help protect your long- and short-term savings, providing security and even competitive yields -- if you're willing to shop around.
With many types of certificates of deposit (CDs) now available, finding the highest CD rates requires some knowledge of the market.