CDs - Which are the best?
Bank CD rates, highest yield CDs and certificate of deposit interest rates.
Comparing interest rates and compounding methods on different CDs can be confusing. The annualized percentage yield (APY) takes both into consideration and makes comparison much easier.
CD Rates Advice
Leading 5-year CD rates rebound to 30-month high
Why not benefit from one of the top-paying nationally available deals we've found on 5-year certificates of deposit? Returns are definitely on the rise. We haven't seen rates like this since September 2011.
March 8th 2014
CIT Bank pops to top of 2-year CD rates
Don’t settle for average returns. Here are the 12 banks paying the best nationally available interest rates on these popular certificates of deposit.
March 1st 2014
Pocket up to 1.05% with our leading 1-year CD rates
Take advantage of the best nationally available deals on 12-month CDs. All of the banks in our new survey pay more than four times the national average on these popular certificates of deposit.
February 22nd 2014
Winter's leading 3-year CD rates top out at 1.45%
We've scoured the country to find the nine banks paying the top returns on these popular certificates of deposit. Every deal is available to savers nationwide.
February 8th 2014
Two banks compete for top 6-month CD rates
The leading banks in our February survey of the best nationally available deals on 6-month CDs are well worth considering. With CD rates this low can you afford to settle for average?
7 mistakes to avoid when investing in CDs
CD investment mistakes can cost you money and time. But these losses aren't inevitable if you know what to look for.
Lousy CD rates will squeeze savers again in 2014
We discovered how low CD rates could go in 2013. Now it seems we're stuck with these pathetic returns for the upcoming year. But here's how savvy savers can position themselves to profit when rates finailly start rising.
PenFed wows with a 60-month CD that pays 3.04%
Pentagon Federal Credit Union is doing something we haven't seen in more than two years: It's offering a 60-month CD that pays more than 3% APY.
Return on I Bonds jumps to 1.38%
The yield on these popular U.S. Savings Bonds has halted its steep decline, increasing for the first time since they began dropping from a peak of 4.6% in mid-2011.
Our retirement plans stall after reaching record highs
The average 401(k) balance dropped from a record $80,900 in the first quarter to $80,600 in the second quarter according to Fidelity Investments.