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Ranked: The 10 Best CD Accounts of 2015

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.01.2015 | Money

CD accounts can still be useful and beneficial financial tools, though. With higher rates than traditional checking and savings accounts, on average, these accounts are great when trying to grow a set amount of funds, on the side, for a future expense or goal.

Lessons Learned When Wells Fargo Didn't Honor Widow's CD

MyBankTracker | Posted 02.08.2015 | Money

Why is that we always get stuck with the short end of stick when banks mess things up? A perfect example is Arizona's KPHO's story on Rosemarie Brauns...

Ask the Readers: Staying Motivated to Save?

J.D. Roth | Posted 02.06.2012 | Business
J.D. Roth

Sometimes you do everything right -- you work hard, you cut back on spending, you invest for retirement -- but all of your effort seems for naught. What happens when doing all the right things doesn't work?

WATCH: Is It Smart To Throw Your Savings Into A Mortgage?

Posted 12.17.2011 | Fifty

Paul, 62, is like a lot of people near retirement: He wants a safe place to invest his money. But the interest rates on savings accounts barely keep u...

Safe Harbor: From Money Market Accounts to Municipal Bonds

Richard Barrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Barrington

For investors who have already decided to seek safe harbor from the stock market's wild ride, here are four popular alternatives -- and what you should know about their risk and returns.

How The Fed's Low Interest Rate Policy Is Hurting Savers, Retirees

The Huffington Post | Willam Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With the Fed's key interest rate approaching zero, there's rarely been a better time to borrow. It happens to be a particularly bad time to save, howe...

Balance Safety and CD Rates When Choosing a Certificate of Deposit

Richard Barrington | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Richard Barrington

There's more to picking a certificate of deposit than simply finding the best CD rates. It might be worth kicking the tires a little bit when it comes to your bank's financial condition.