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Bank Deals Blog - 2006

  • 31st
    Penfed's Visa Platinum Cash Rewards Credit Card
    5.65% 5-Month CD at a California CU (Chevron Valley)
  • 30th
    Bank Deals Weekly Summary for December 30, 2006
  • 29th
    Updates on Penfed and its 6.25% CDs
    6.25% 60-Month at a New Jersey CU (Paragon).
    5.30% Savings Account at OneUnited, Now Requires $1K
    5.70% 22-Month CD at a Pennsylvania CU (Tri County Area)
  • 28th
    It's Official: 6.25% CDs at Penfed
  • 27th
    5.65% 15-Month CD at an Ohio Bank (The Grange Bank)
  • 26th
    5.75% 6-Month CD at an Illinois Bank (Town Center Bank) - Update
    5.75% 11-Month CD at a Michigan CU (Omni Community)
    5.50% 13-Month / 5.50% 7-Month CD at a Washington State CU (GHCU)
    5.50% 9-Month CD at a California Bank (Gilmore)
    6.00% 8-Month CD at a California CU (San Mateo)
  • 23rd
    $100 Citibank Checking and e-Savings Account Bonus
    5.75% 7-Month CD at a California CU (OCTFCU)
    Bank Deals Summary for Dec 23, 2006 (Short Version)
  • 22nd
    6.00% 17-Month CD at a Massachusetts CU - IRA (M/A-Com)
    5.60% 15-Month CD at a Utah CU (Mountain America)
  • 21st
    6.25% CDs Coming to Penfed?
    5.72% 24-Month CD at a Virginia CU - $50K (DuPont Fibers)
  • 20th
    6.00% 12-Month CD at a Colorado Bank - IRA (Eastern Colorado)
  • 19th
    6.00% 3-Month Money Market Account Promo Update at Dime
    6.00% Money Market Promo and 5.75% 9-Month CD at AmTrust Phoenix Branch
    What to Expect from CDs and Money Market Accounts in 2007?
    6.00% 12-Month / 6.00% 6-Month CD at a Georgia Bank (Alpha)
    6.25% 6-Month CD at a Georgia Bank (Cornerstone).
  • 18th
    6.00% 6-Month CD at an Ohio CU (STECU)
    5.60% 12-Month CD at a Florida Bank (Sunshine State Community)
  • 17th
    5.77% 19-Month CD at a Virginai CU (Newport)
    6.00% 6-Month CD at a New York CU (Hudson Valley)
  • 16th
    Bank Deal Summary for December 16, 2006
    6.00% 6-Month CD at a Georgia Bank (Midtown)
  • 15th
    Countrywide's Savings Account Now 5.40% for $50K+
    6.14% 6-Month CD at a Multi-State CU (USPS FCU)
    5.86% 60-Month CD at a Virginia CU (Richmod Postal)
  • 14th
    5.50% 12-Month CD for Amboy Direct's Savings Account Customers
    5.60% 60-Month / 5.60% 12-Month CD at a Florida CU (Suncoast Schools)
    5.75% 6-Month CD at a California CU (Metro 1)
    6.00% 12-Month CD at a New Jersey CU (Rutgers).
  • 13th
    Secret World Savings CD Specials? My Investigations..
    5.57% 9-Month CD at an Arizona CU (Altier)
    6.00% 60-Month CD at a New Jersey CU (Paragon).
    5.75% Long-Term Annuity CDs at a Missouri CU (Alliance)
  • 12th
    Fed Holds As Expected - Effect on Savings Accounts? CD's?
    5.60% 7-Month CD at a Texas Bank (Equity)
    6.00% 7-Month / 5.65% 60-Month CD at a Colorado CU (Gateway)
    5.63% 36-Month / 5.57% 60-Month CD at a California CU (Open to All).
  • 11th
    6.00% 60-Month CD at a Utah CU (Family First)
    6.00% 72-Month CD at an Ohio CU (ProMedica)
    6.00% 6-Month / 5.65% 60-Month CD at a Georgia Bank (Alpha)
  • 10th
    6.70% 4-Month CD at a California CU - IRA (Los Angeles Firemen's)
    5.75% 60-Month CD at a California Bank (Spectrum)
    5.80% 60-Month CD at an Arizona CU - IRA (Credit Union West)
    5.80% 24-Month CD at a New York CU (Countryside Community)
    5.88% 60-Month CD at a Virginia Bank (Farmers)
    10% 10-Month CD at a New Jersey CU - $1K Max (Credit Union of New Jersey).
  • 9th
    Bank Deal Summary for December 9, 2006
    5.61% Online Savings Account for $25K+ (Gloucester County Federal Savings Bank)
    3.61% Checking Account at AL/TN/MS Bank (CB&S Bank)
  • 8th
    5.90% 60-Month CD at a Nevada CU - $75K (Clark County)
    6.00% 9-Month CD at a Florida CU (Florida Telco).
    Interest Rate Direction for 2007?
    5.75% 13-Month CD at a California CU - $90K (LBS Financial)
    5.75% 30-Month CD at an Ohio CU (CINCO)
    5.75% 7-Month CD at a Florida CU (Eastern Financial)
    5.88% 11-Month CD at an Illinois CU (Jeff-Co Schools)
  • 7th
    UFB Direct: The Top No-Min Savings Account at 5.32%
    AltaOne Credit Union's CD Matching Program
    5.75% 7-Month / 5.75% 11-Month CD at a TX/AZ CU (TruWest).
    6.00% 6-Month CD at a Missouri CU (American Eagle)
  • 6th
    E-LOAN's Savings Account Rate Drops to 5.38%
    Finding Local Credit Union Deals
    5.91% 60-Month CD at a Texas CU - $50K (Star of Texas).
    6.00% 30-Month CD / 6.00% 15-Month at a Florida CU - $100K (Tropical Financial)
  • 5th
    6.18% 36-Month CD at an Arizona CU - $50K (Arizona Holsum)
    Update on the Citibank $200 Checking Account Promotion
    $25 Checking Account Bonus at Wachovia in MS/TN/AL
    5.60% 7-Month CD at an Illinois Bank (Prairie Bank and Trust Co.)
    6.00% 13-Month CD at a Texas CU (Air Force)
    6.00% 14-Month CD at a New Mexico CU - $100K (Kirtland).
  • 4th
    6.17% 60-Month CD at a Washington State CU (Spokane City).
    5.70% 12-Month / 5.70% 23-Month CD at a California Bank - IRA (Mid-State)
    6.00% 4-Month CD at a Michigan CU (Huron River Area).
    5.75% 3-Month CD at a FL/TX/NY Bank (Commercebank)
    7.00% 7-Month / 5.88% 18-Month CD at a Multi-State CU (Chartway FCU).
    6.00% Money Market Account Intro Rate at American Bank of New Jersey Bank - $50K+
  • 3rd
    5.75% 15-Month CD at a Georgia Bank (First Georgia Community)
    5.75% 20-Month CD at an Illinois CU - Open To All (Consumers)
    6.05% 60-Month CD at an Ohio CU (TopMark).
    5.75% 13-Month CD at a Michigan CU (Hometown Community)
  • 2nd
    Bank Deal Summary for December 2, 2006
    6.22% 60-Month / 6.11% 30-Month CD at a California CU (TFCU)
    DCU's 6% 16-Month CD Ends, Offers New CD Specials and Rates
    Zions Bank's Deseret Money Market Account at 5.30%
  • 1st
    Amboy Direct Premium Savings Now 5.35% for $20K+
    $25 Sign-Up Bonus for Grand Yield Direct Savings Account

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