I'm excited to announce that DepositAccounts has been acquired by LendingTree, Inc. First, I want to assure you that DepositAccounts will still be the same DepositAccounts that you have (hopefully!) grown to love. The blog, the forum, the tables and all the other parts of the site aren’t going anywhere.
In addition, I’m not going anywhere. I’ve been passionate about deposit accounts since the early 1980s as I grew up watching the magic of compound interest on a 10-year 16% CD that my parents purchased before interest rates started to fall. That passion led me to start the BankDeals blog in 2005 and to join the partnership in 2009 that created DepositAccounts.
My passion for deposit accounts continues as this new partnership with LendingTree begins. I will continue in the same capacity overseeing the overall content on DepositAccounts and will of course continue to do my regular blog postings. In addition, the small team behind DepositAccounts is staying on, and we all remain committed to keeping the site as the best deposit account resource on the Web.
This new partnership with LendingTree will allow us to add more resources to improve DepositAccounts with more content and tools and with broader exposure on the Web. The improvements will only add to the usefulness of DepositAccounts to help savers find the best deals. The rock-bottom interest rates of the last eight years have made it difficult for savers to earn a decent amount on their savings. In this hopefully rising rate environment, many new opportunities should open up for savers, and we’re committed to helping our users find those opportunities to earn more on their hard-earned savings.