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Where to Get the Best CD and Savings Account Rates

Below are the highest yields for accounts and CDs that were available nationally as of June 1 at banks online…

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Today’s Best Rates for Savings, Checking, CDs, More

Where to Stash Your Cash Back in the early 1980s, you could walk into a bank and get a six-month…

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Scammers Have a New Partner—Banks

The Justice Department has accused a pair of otherwise reputable banks—Zions Bank of Utah and First Bank of Delaware—of assisting scammers.…

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Special Report: Best Rates Now

For Savings Accounts...Money Markets...CDs...Annuities...Mortgages...Auto Loans Forecasts of rising interest rates for years to come are affecting not only investors but…

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How to Avoid Fights Over Bank Accounts: Yours, Mine, Ours

Bank accounts are among the most common sources of strife for couples. Should there be a joint account... multiple individual…

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Fight Back!

Investors, savers and borrowers have been pummeled by financial institutions. But we have ways for you to fight back... Bottom…

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How Safe Is Your Money in the Bank?

What you need to know now about FDIC insurance California-based IndyMac Bank failed in July, leading many bank customers to…

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Best Banks in America

Free ATMs, open late, no fees and more... Are you frustrated with your bank? Bottom Line/Personal asked J.D. Power and…

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Sneaky Banks Are Taking Money Out of Your Pocket

How to find a better bank No one likes to change checking accounts, but if your bank is one of…

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How to Avoid 9 Sneaky Bank Fees

Increasingly, banks are finding ways to impose bigger and trickier fees on account holders. Some of the sneakiest fees now…

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Where to Safely Stash Your Cash with Yields Up to 5%

Stashing your cash in safe accounts with decent yields has become tremendously difficult over the past year or two. The…

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The Ins and Outs of Internet Banking

The high interest rates touted by on-line banks are tantalizing, but many people are fearful of virtual banks. How do…

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Better Than Banks: Credit Unions Have Better Rates, Fewer Fees and Are Now Surprisingly Easy to Use

At least 650,000 Americans joined credit unions in a recent four-week period, more than in all of 2010, according to…

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The Pros and Cons of Joint Accounts

You may be tempted to name a spouse or other younger relative as joint owner of your bank, brokerage or…