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Bank Deals Blog - 2008


January 2010

14th3.50% Reward Checking Account at Rio Bank in South Texas
10th3.51% Reward Checking Account at New Horizons Credit Union in Alabama
9thPenFed's New Cash Back Credit Card Feature
7thHigh-Yield Reward Checking Account at a Kentucky Bank (Commonwealth Bank & Trust Company)

December 2009

29thFree Reward Checking Account at an Indiana CU (Financial Center)
23rdHigh-Yield Reward Checking Account at a North Carolina CU - Easy Membership (Coastal)
19thDiscover Bank's CD Rates Up To 5.02%
17th4.01% Reward Checking Account at Gulf Coast Bank & Trust Company in Louisiana
0.88% Reward Checking Account at Olmsted National Bank in MN
16thM&T Bank's New Internet Bank - OnBank
15th4.01% 21-Month / 3.76% 17-Month CD at a Kansas Bank - Add-On Feature (Security Savings).
14thHigh-Interest Reward Checking Account at an Oklahoma CU (Communication)
12thHigh-Yield Reward Checking Account at Farmers & Merchants Bank in Virginia
8thHigh-Yield Reward Checking Account at a MI/OH/AR Credit Union (United)
4.00% Online Savings Account Guaranteed For 3 Months at 1st Constitution Direct
Citibank Raises Yields: 3.50% Savings Account, 4.00% 6-Month CD
4thEmigrant's New Internet Bank: DollarSavingsDirect
3rdHigh-Yield Reward Checking Account at Bank of the Sierra in California
4.05% Reward Checking Account at a New Mexico CU (State Employees)

November 2009

28th3.65% Internet Savings Account at Amegy Bank
25th3.55% Reward Checking Account at an Arkansas Bank (First National Bank of Wynne)
Update on Alliant Credit Union - Competitive Savings Account and CD Rates
23rdHigh-Yield Reward Checking Account at Nassau Educators FCU in New York
22ndHigh-Interest Reward Checking at Arizona Bank & Trust
1.50% Reward Checking Account at a Hawaii Bank (Central Pacific)
High-Yield Reward Checking Account at a Florida Bank (Atlantic Coast)
2.84% Reward Checking Account at a Colorado Bank (Integrity Bank & Trust)
3.00% Reward Checking Account at a North Carolina Credit Union (Allegacy)
3.90% Reward Checking Account at an Iowa Bank (MidWestOne)
2.68% Reward Checking Account at a South Florida CU (Eastern Financial Florida)
21stHigh Yield Online Money Market Account at Nationwide Bank
Bank of Internet's High Yield Savings Account - New Higher Yield
17thExpired - Reward Checking Account at Libertad Bank in Texas
16thHigh-Interest Reward Checking Account at a Texas Bank (Independent)
FNBO Direct Increases Online Savings Account Yield to 3.50%
13thNew Online Savings Account at CNB Bank Direct
12thHigh-Yield Reward Checking Account at a Pennsylvania Bank (Malvern Federal Savings)
9thNo Longer Offered - Reward Checking Account at Chartway Federal Credit Union
Reward Checking Account at Baxter Credit Union in IL/WI
High-Yield Reward Checking Account at a Virginia Bank (First National Bank of Altavista)
2.75% Reward Checking Account at Texas Bay Area Credit Union
High-Yield Reward Checking Account at a Texas Bank (Legend Bank)
High-Yield Reward Checking Account at a New Jersey Bank (The Provident Bank)
3.00% Reward Checking Account at Advantage National Bank in Illinois
8thReward Checking Account at a Texas Bank (ViewPoint)
3.01% Reward Checking Account at a Wisconsin Bank (State Bank of Cross Plains)
2.01% Reward Checking Account at a Texas Credit Union (Members)
Expired - Reward Checking Account at a Chicago Bank (State Bank of Countryside)
2.32% Reward Checking Account at First Federal Bank of California
7thReward Checking Account in Ohio and Indiana at Farmers & Merchants State Bank

October 2009

25thHigh-Yield Reward Checking Account at Grand Bank of Texas
24th3.50% Reward Checking Account at Heritage Credit Union in IL and WI
High-Yield Reward Checking Account at a Louisiana CU (Pelican State)
3.00% Reward Checking Account at Bancorp South
High-Yield Reward Checking Account at Bank of Gloucester in Massachusetts
22nd3.60% Reward Checking Account at CornerStone Bank in North Dakota
17th3.01% Reward Checking Account at a Texas CU (Community Resource)
4.00% Reward Checking Account at a Mississippi CU (Central Sunbelt)
16thI Bond Fixed Rate Plummets from 1.20% to 0%
15th2.53% Reward Checking Account at State Bank of Southern Utah
2.63% Reward Checking Account at Community National Bank in GA & TN
High-Yield Reward Checking Account at a Washington State CU (Numerica)
3.01% Reward Checking Account at a Wisconsin Bank (People's State)
3.51% Reward Checking Account at The Bank of the Pacific in Washington State
2.15% Reward Checking Account at a Richmond Virginia CU (New Generations)
4.01% Reward Checking Account at an Indiana/Ohio CU (Three Rivers)
3.00% Reward Checking Account at Greater Nevada Credit Union
13thHigh-Yield Reward Checking Account at First State Bank of Kansas City
10th4.00% Online Savings Account for 6 Months at CNBBankDirect
4thHigh-Yield Reward Checking Account at First New England FCU
3.90% Reward Checking Account at UMassFive College FCU in Massachusetts
High-Yield Reward Checking Account at a West Virginia Bank (Williamstown)
2.30% Reward Checking account at Falcon International Bank in Texas
2.50% Reward Checking Account at a Rhode Island Bank (NewportFed)
High-Yield Reward Checking Account at University of Iowa Community Credit Union
3rdNew Online Savings Account at Bank Provident Online - 3.30% Until 2009
BankUnited Raises Online Savings Account Yield

September 2009

25thHigh-Yield Reward Checking Account at an Iowa Bank (West Bank)
23rdHSBC Direct's Rate Promotion Extension and HSBC Bonus Update
21stMajor Rate Increase: Charles Schwab's High Yield Investors Checking Account
19th3.01% Reward Checking Account at a Washington State CU (NorthWest Plus)
4.01% Reward Checking Account at Chemcel FCU in Texas
4.01% Reward Checking Account at a Massachusetts Bank (The Community Bank)
12thHigh-Yield Reward Checking Account at a Missouri Bank - Available Nationwide (Community Bank of Pleasant Hill)
4.01% Reward Checking Account at Classic Bank in Texas
4.01% Reward Checking Account at a Texas Credit Union (MCT)
3.00% Reward Checking Account at Reliance Bank in Pennsylvania
3.01% Reward Checking Account at a Georgia Bank (First Chatham)
4.01% Reward Checking Account at First Community Bank in IL/IA
High-Yield Reward Checking Account in Tennessee (Bank of Ripley)
Free Reward Checking Account at Legence Bank in IL/IN
New Online Savings Account at Venture Bank Direct
7thHigh-Yield Reward Checking Account at Vermont Federal Credit Union
0.50% Reward Checking Account at Memphis Area Teacher's Credit Union
3.25% Reward Checking Account at US Federal Credit Union in Minnesota
High-Yield Reward Checking Account at Citizens Bank Minnesota
4.01% Reward Checking Account at an IL/IA Bank (Southeast National)
High-Yield Reward Checking Account at an Indiana Bank (Lake City)
3.51% Reward Checking Account at an Illinois Bank (First Robinson Savings)
High-Yield Reward Checking Account at FirstAtlantic Bank in Florida
3.01% Reward Checking Account at a Georgia Bank (Touchmark National)
5th4.30% 6-Month CD at a Missouri Bank (St. Louis)

August 2009

23rdHigh-Yield Reward Checking Account at a North Carolina Bank (Blueharbor)
2.75% Reward Checking Account at Lee County Bank & Trust
High-Yield Reward Checking Account at a Texas Bank (Texas Citizens)
22nd5.13% Online Savings Account at Broadway Federal Bank - Nationally Available
16th4.00% Reward Checking Account at a Missouri Bank (Wood & Huston)
3.00% Reward Checking Account at a MA/NH Credit Union (Workers)
10th4.00% 4-Month CD & 4.20% 13-Month CD at Second Federal Savings Bank in Chicago
8thHigh-Yield Reward Checking Account on All Balances and Open to All of Texas (City Bank)
3.50% Reward Checking Account at an Oklahoma Bank (First National)
4.00% Reward Checking Account at a Hawaii CU (Hawaii USA)
High-Yield Reward Checking Account at an Oklahoma Credit Union (FAA)
3.51% Reward Checking Account at a Missouri Bank (Concordia)
4.00% Reward Checking Account at Kansas City Banks (Valley View Financial Group)
1.75% Reward Checking at an Arizona CU (First Credit Union)
3.30% Reward Checking Account at a NH/MA Bank (Monadnock Community)
7th3.51% Reward Checking Account at Sutton Bank Available in OH, MI, IN and KY

July 2009

26th2.50% Reward Checking Account at a Georgia Bank - Rate Guaranteed to 5/30/09 (Cornerstone)
4.68% 12-Month CD & 4.32% 6-Month CD at State Bank of India, New York
18th3.51% Reward Checking Account at a Kansas Bank (Verus)
3.22% Reward Checking Account at Crow River Bank in Minnesota
2.02% Reward Checking Account at a California Bank (Hanmi)
4.51% Reward Checking Account at Cross County Bank in Arkansas
11th3.50% Reward Checking Account at a Wisconsin CU (Heartland)
2.00% Reward Checking Account at an Oregon CU (Pacific Crest)
Zions Bank Raises the Yield on its Deseret Money Market Account
Mutual Bank's Promotions: 3.80% Money Market Account with 3-Mo Guarantee, 4.30% 16-Mo CD
10th3.01% Reward Checking Account at a Washington State CU (Gesa)
9th4.00% 10-Month / 4.15% 15-Month CD at a Texas Bank (Millennium)
4th2.25% Reward Checking Account at Deseret First Credit Union in Utah
2.90% Reward Checking Account at an Oregon CU (Central Willamette Community)
4.01% Reward Checking Account at Carolinas Telco FCU
5.00% Reward Checking Account at an Iowa CU (Linn Area)
High-Yield Reward Checking Account at a Kansas Bank (Union State)

June 2009

27thReward Checking Account at a Massachusetts Bank (Institution for Savings)
3.51% Reward Checking Account at Renasant Bank
22nd4.01% Reward Checking Account at an Idaho Bank (First Federal Savings Bank of Twin Falls)
3.50% Reward Checking Account at a MA Bank (Marlborough Co-Operative)
3.00% Reward Checking Account at Global Credit Union in WA & ID
High-Yield Reward Checking Account at a Missouri CU (First Community)
16thBrokerage Certificates of Deposit and IRAs
15th3.50% Reward Checking Account at Venture Bank Direct
4.35% 15-Month / 4.05% 10-Month CD at a Philadelphia Bank (Asian Bank)
14th1.51% Reward Checking Account at a Wisconsin Credit Union (Prime Financial)
4.00% Reward Checking Account in New York State (Tioga State Bank)
7th4.50% Reward Checking Account at a Texas Bank (Alliance)
3.30% Reward Checking Account at a New Jersey Credit Union (Pinnacle)
4.10% Reward Checking Account at an Illinois Bank (Crossroads)
High-Yield Reward Checking Account at a Florida CU (Dade County)
5.01% Reward Checking Account at Southern Bank
6thBank of America Completes Acquisition of Countrywide
2ndUpdate on EverBank's Money Market and Checking Accounts

May 2009

31st4.01% Reward Checking Account at a Georgia Bank - Available Nationwide (United National)
3.15% Reward Checking Account at Kennebec Federal Savings in Maine
High-Yield Reward Checking Account at a CA/TX Credit Union (National 1st)
3.50% Reward Checking Account at M&F Bank - Branches in MS, AL, TN & FL
28thHigh Yield Savings Account with Some Twists at SmartyPig
26thHigh Yield Online Money Market Account at Rainier Pacific Bank
25th4.00% Reward Checking Account at Evantage Internet Bank
23rdFrost Bank's Online Checking Account
21st4.00% 9-Month CD at a Pennsylvania Credit Union (Police and Fire)
20thNew FDIC and NCUA Documentation with Latest Deposit Insurance Coverage Changes
17thHigh-Yield Reward Checking Account at a Texas Credit Union (Beacon)
High-Yield Reward Checking Account at Hyperion Bank in Philadelphia
14thHigh-Yield Reward Checking Account at a Pennsylvania CU (Erie General Electric)
10th2.51% Checking Without Debit Card Requirement at First New England FCU - Easy Membership
3.51% Reward Checking Account at Royal Banks of Missouri
8th5.13% 24-Month CD at a Washington State Bank (Westsound).
4.10% 24-Month CD at a Washington State Bank (Westsound).
4thUpdate on EverBank's Money Market Account and CDs
3rd3.00% Reward Checking Account at Tri Counties Bank in California
3.00% Reward Checking Account in Washington State (iQ Credit Union)
3.10% Reward Checking Account at Michigan Heritage Bank

April 2009

18th2.55% Reward Checking Account at a VT/NH Bank (Passumpsic Savings)
11thHigh-Yield Reward Checking Account at a Louisiana Bank (Jeff Davis)
10th5.30% 12-Month CD at a Colorado Bank (New Frontier).
1.22% Reward Checking Account at a Colorado Bank (New Frontier)
5.00% 12-Month / 4.80% 60-Month CD at a Colorado Bank (New Frontier).
4.50% 12-Month / 4.65% 60-Month CD at a Colorado Bank (New Frontier).
4.30% 18-Month CD at a Colorado Bank (New Frontier).
4.00% 9-Month CD at a Colorado Bank (New Frontier).
4.85% 24-Month CD at New Frontier Bank in Colorado
4.26% 12-Month CD at New Frontier Bank in Colorado
9th$50 Bonus for AmboyDirect's eSavings Account
4th5.05% 59-Month / 4.00% 16-Month CD at Consumers Credit Union in IL - Easy Membership
4.05% Reward Checking Account at an Alabama Bank (Noble)
4.01% Reward Checking Account at an Iowa Bank (Dubuque)
4.01% Reward Checking Account at an Illinois Bank (Riverside Community)
3rdUpdate on Patelco Credit Union Deals - Checking Bonus, New Member 7% CD ($1K Max) and Others
2nd4.01% Reward Checking Account at Galena State Bank & Trust Co. in Illinois

March 2009

31st4.01% Reward Checking Account at Wisconsin Community Bank
4.01% Reward Checking Account at New Mexico Bank & Trust
4.01% Reward Checking Account at a Montana Bank (Rocky Mountain)
High-Yield Reward Checking Account at a Missouri Bank - Available Nationwide (Community Bank of Raymore)
High-Yield Reward Checking Account at an IN/KY/IL Credit Union (MidWest America)
30thE*TRADE Bank Raises Yield on Complete Savings Account
28th4.40% 7-Month CD at BankUnited in Florida - Nationally Available
17th5.25% Reward Checking Account at an Oklahoma Bank (All America)
13thGMAC Bank's Online Savings Account Yield Back Up to 3.75%
10th4.01% Reward Checking Account at First Iowa State Bank
7thShoreBank Raises Savings Account Yield to 3.50%
4.55% Reward Checking Account at Kansas State Bank

February 2009

22nd3.60% Reward Checking Account at Bank of American Fork in Utah
3.80% Online Checking Account and $50 Bonus at iGObanking.com
UFB Direct Increases Yield on its Traveler's Savings Account to 4.00%
13th4.00% 7-Month Add-On CD at America's Credit Union in WA - Easy Membership
12th5.00% 5-Year CD & 4.00% 18-Month CD at Community One FCU in Las Vegas
4.03% 18-Month CD at USAlliance FCU in NY, NJ & MA
10th3.82% Reward Checking Account at a Colorado Bank (The State Bank)
6th4.01% Reward Checking Account in MO/FL at Montgomery Bank
3.75% 9-Month CD at a California Bank (County).
3.75% 12-Month / 3.51% 9-Month CD at a California Bank (County).
3.50% 12-Month / 3.40% 9-Month CD at a California Bank - Plus MMA Promo (County).
4.50% 12-Month and 18-Month CD at Alliance Bank in California
4.00% 16-Month Online CD at Dollar Savings Direct
3rdWachovia Checking Account Bonuses, News, CDs and Other Deals

January 2009

30th4.44% Reward Checking Account at a Florida Bank (Ocala National)
28th$100 Checking Account Bonus at Citibank
27th4.00% 5-Month No-Penalty CD at First Priority Credit Union in MA
4.00% 11-Month CD at LA Financial Credit Union in California
25th4.20% 12-Month & 4.10% 9-Month CD at Community Banks of Colorado
24th4.04% 9-Month CD at First New England FCU - Easy Membership
21st5.00% 5-Month CD at a Texas CU - $5K Max / Easy Membership (People's Trust)
High-Yield Reward Checking Account at an Iowa Bank (Gateway State)
20th4.00% 6-Month CD & 4.25% 14-Month CD at United Financial Bank of Florida
16th5.00% 25-Month CD at National City Bank
13thHigh Yield CDs at Northrop Grumman FCU - Easy Membership
$100 TD AMERITRADE Money Market Account Bonus
12th3.01% Reward Checking Account at an Oklahoma Bank (F&M Bank)
11th4.10% 18-Month CD & 4.00% 5-Month CD at Hyde Park Savings Bank in MA
6th4.01% Reward Checking Account at a Louisiana Bank (Union)

December 2008

31st$190 Checking Account Bonus at HomeStreet Bank in WA, OR & HI
4.00% 18-Month CD at Credit Union of New Jersey
Apple Bank for Savings One-Year 3.75% Money Market Promo Continues in New York
30th4.10% Reward Checking Account at an Oklahoma Bank (RCB)
3.50% Reward Checking Account at a Pennsylvania Bank (DNB First)
3.75% 7-Month CD & 3.85% 13-Month CD at Greater Atlantic Bank in MD & VA
4.50% 12-Month & 6-Month CD at CorePlus FCU in Connecticut
4.50% 7-Month CD at a California CU - Easy Membership/ASI-Insured Only (Christian Community)
28th4.50% 12-Month CD at San Diego Metropolitan Credit Union
26th4.06% 12-Month CD at Metro Phoenix Bank
5.00% Reward Checking Account at Neighbors Credit Union in Missouri
25th5.00% 60-Month CD at Chase Bank and the Risks of 5-Year CDs
24th4.50% 16-Month / 4.00% 8-Month CD at Digital Credit Union - Easy Membership
4.00% 15-Month CD at Nassau Educators FCU in New York
GMAC Bank's New Online Savings Account
23rd4.32% 6-Month CD at Gloucester Bank in Massachusetts
4.00% 12-Month CD at Mountain America Credit Union in UT, AZ & NV - Easy Membership
21st$25 Bonus at Citibank for Opening the Ultimate Savings Account - Update
5.00% 5-Year & 4.00% 2-Year CD at FedChoice FCU in MD, DC & PA
20th4.00% 7-Month CD at Spencer Savings Bank in Massachusetts
3.05% Checking Guaranteed Until 6/30/09 at Old Southern Bank in Florida
19th$150 Checking Account Bonus at a California Credit Union (NuVision)
One Year CD Yield as High as 4.40% at Generations FCU in Texas
4.15% 12-Month CD & 4.00% 6-Month CD at Friends Bank in Florida
4.33% 6-Month CD with Add-On Feature at SnoCope FCU in Washington State
4.00% 4-Month CD at Great Lakes Credit Union in IL & WI
Last Days of Two $150 Checking Account Promotions
18th4.80% 36-Month CD at 1st Source Bank - Nationally Available
17th5.00% 24-Month / 4.50% 12-Month CD at Citadel FCU in Pennsylvania
Update on Chartway FCU's 5.00% 7-Month CD ($25K Max)
5.00% 7-Month CD ($25K Max) at Chartway FCU in Rhode Island
$40 Checking Account Bonus for Opening EverBank's Checking Account
Pentagon Federal Credit Unioin's 4.75% 3-Year CD
4.00% 7-Month CD at Northfield Bank in New York & New Jersey
4.15% 17-Month CD at Western FCU - Easy Membership
16thFDIC Prepares for More Bank Failures
Fed Cuts Key Rate to Near Zero
$100 Checking Account Bonus at HSBC Bank
15thWhich Banks Have and Haven't Applied for the $700 Billion Bailout Funds
Update on Chase Personal Checking Account Bonus
$100 Checking Account Bonus at Wainwright Bank in Massachusetts
14th5.00% 24-Month CD at Frankenmuth Credit Union in Michigan
13th5.25% 45-Month CD at Peoples Community Bank in Ohio and Indiana
GMAC's Problems and its Effect on GMAC Bank - What Can be Learned from Lehman Brothers
12th25th Bank Failure of 2008: Sanderson State Bank in Texas
24th Bank Failure of 2008: Haven Trust Bank in Duluth, Georgia
Revolution MoneyExchange's $25 New Account Promotion
4.26% 24-Month CD & 4.00% 12-Month CD at FNBO Direct
Delta Community Credit Union's 4.50% 12-month CD Ending on Dec 13th
11thCD Rates from 3.85% for 3-mo Term to 4.20% for 24-mo Term at NavyArmy FCU in Texas
Bank of America's $50 Checking Account Bonus
4.15% 12-Month CD at Park Avenue Bank in New York City
10th0% T-Bills, FDIC Trust, GMAC Problems and other Banking News of the Day
4.50% 22-Month CD & $150 Checking Bonus at Advance Financial FCU in Indiana
4.00% CD for Terms of 6 to 18 Months at Brickyard Bank in Illinois
4.25% 10-Month No-Penalty CD at Agriculture FCU - Easy Membership
4.25% 14-Month CD & 4.00% 5-Month CD at United Midwest Savings Bank in Ohio
4.58% 12-Month CD at Transportation FCU in DC & MA
9th4.08% 10-Month CD at Bank 1440 in Arizona
4.20% 15-Month CD at Arizona Federal Credit Union
4.25% 12-Month CD at Cyprus Credit Union in Utah
4.00% 6-Month CD at Temecula Valley Bank in California
Bank of America's 4.01% 48-Month CD in FL and MA
8th4.40% 7-Month CD & 4.50% 13-Month CD at Ocean Bank in South Florida
4.32% 6-Month CD at PrimeWay FCU in Houston
3.75% Money Market Account with Yield Guaranteed for One Year at Apple Bank for Savings in New York
4.25% 5-Month CD at OneUnited Bank in Los Angeles, Miami and Boston
4.45% 10-Month CD Continues at Century Bank Direct
4.50% 24-Month CD Family First Credit Union in Michigan
7th4.25% 7-Month CD at Altura Credit Union in California
4.00% 6-mo CD, 4.25% 12-mo CD & Other High Yield CDs at Bay Ridge FCU in Brooklyn, NY
6th5.00% 14-Month CD at 1st Financial FCU in Missouri
4.40% 13-Month / 4.15% 5-Month CD at Pathfinder Bank in New York
5.32% 5-Year Jumbo CD at USAA Federal Savings Bank
4.25% Money Market Promotion with 5-Month Guarantee at AmboyDirect (NJ Only)
23rd Bank Failure of the Year: First Georgia Community Bank
5th4.25% 12-Month CD at RTN Federal Credit Union in MA - Easy Membership
4.00% 5-Month CD at Garden Savings FCU in New Jersey
5.00% 55-Month CD at Freedom FCU in Maryland
3rd4.75% 5-Month CD at Coventry Credit Union in Rhode Island
4.00% 3-Month CD at Oregon Coast Bank
2ndCharles Schwab Visa 2% Cash Back Credit Card
2% Cash Back Credit Card at Countrywide Bank with Savings Account
4.00% 3-Month CD at Hudson Vally FCU in New York
5.25% 60-Month / 4.32% 12-Month CD at Melrose Credit Union in NY - Easy Membership
1st14-Month CD Special at Banco Popular with Yields from 4.00% to 4.35%
4.50% 12-Month CD at Transstar FCU in Houston
4.70% 38-Month CD & 4.18% 13-Month CD at Bank of Shorewood in Illinois

November 2008

30th4.28% 14-Month CD at Founders Bank Texas
29th4.25% 14-Month / 4.00% 9-Month CD at Stonebridge Bank in PA - Nationally Available
28th4.15% 8-Month No Penalty CD at Apple Federal Credit Union - Easy Membership
4.60% 12-Month / 4.34% 9-Month CD at Members Plus Credit Union in MA
5.00% 9-Month CD at Ledge Light FCU in Connecticut
Update on National City CDs and Money Market Promotions
15-Month CD with Yields from 4.15% to 4.30% at Security Service FCU in TX and CO
4.00% 5-Month CD at MemberSource Credit Union in Houston
Update on National City CDs, Checking Account Bonus and News
27th4.00% 9-Month / 4.25% 12-Month CD at Sovereign Bank
4.00% 6-Month Online CD at HSBC Direct
IndyMac's Future and FDIC's Expansion of Bidders for Failed Banks
4.10% 9-Month / 4.15% 12-Month CD at SunBank in Arizona
26th5.20% 60-Month CD at Capital One Direct Banking
4.30% 15-Month / 4.15% 9-Month CD at Flushing Savings Bank in New York
4.30% 7-, 11- and 13-Month CD at TotalBank in Miami
4.35% 14-Month CD at Heritage Bank of Florida
25thLast Days of 5% CDs at Pentagon Federal Credit Union
FDIC's Third Quarter Report - Number of Problem Banks Increased to 171
24thUnlimited FDIC Coverage for Citibank Checking Accounts
Update on Alliant Credit Union's Savings Account and CDs
E*TRADE Update - Savings Account Promotion and Latest News
4.60% 24-Month / 4.50% 12-Month CD at Atlanta Postal Credit Union
23rd21st & 22nd Bank Failures of 2008 - Downey Savings and PFF Bank & Trust
22ndiGObanking.com Update - 4.30% 15-Month CD, 3.80% Checking Account, $50 Bonus
7.00% 70-Week CD ($25K Max) at First Community FCU in Michigan
21st4.50% 21-Month / 4.00% 7-Month CD at San Diego County Credit Union
20th Bank Failure of 2008 - The Community Bank, Georgia
4.70% 24-Month CD at Credit Union of Georgia - Easy Membership
4.25% 15-Month CD at Homewood Federal Savings Bank in Maryland
4.55% 24-Month Option CD at Old Southern Bank in Central Florida
4.59% 15-Month CD at Credit Union of Georgia - Easy Membership
20thWill the Fed Cut the Funds Rate to 0%?
4.39% 12-Month CD at ISN Bank - Nationally Available
5.25% 36-Month CD at First Bank & Trust in Louisiana
4.54% 12-Month CD at New Horizons Credit Union in Alabama
Savings Account Rates Decline, More Hints of Rate Cuts by the Fed
GMAC Applies to Become Bank Holding Company and Seeks Bailout Funds
19th4.65% 15-Month / 5.00% 44-Month CD at Crescent Bank & Trust in Louisiana
18thFixed Rate IRA Certificate of Deposit
5.00% 5-Month CD at Mississippi Federal Credit Union
5.15% 50-Month CD at Central State Credit Union in California
5.25% 60-Month CD at Sun East FCU in Pennsylvania
17th5.10% 48-Month / 4.60% 23-Month CD at Monroe Bank in Indiana
Money Market Account and CD Specials at Ocean Bank in Florida
5.09% 15-Month CD at GCS Federal Credit Union in Illinois
Reward Checking Account at Community Bank of Pickens County in Georgia
16th4.25% CD with Terms from 7 to 10 Months at Neighbors CU in Missouri
4.15% 4-Month CD and $250 Checking Bonus at Charter Oak FCU in CT
4.05% 7-Month CD at Independence Bank in CA
4.00% 7-Month CD at HarborOne Credit Union in MA
14th4.85% 40-Month / 4.55% 25-Month CD at Irwin Union Bank
4.50% 11-Month Add-On CD at First Personal Bank in Chicago
5.00% 60-Month Online CD Back at WaMu, But Savings Account Rate Down Again
13thHigh-Yield Reward Checking Account at a Kansas CU (Golden Plains)
4.25% 13-Month CD at First Florida Credit Union
12thUsing a Money Market Account Instead of a Checking Account
AmEx to be a Bank Holding Company & AmEx's Little Known Savings Account
4.50% 12-Month CD at AllSouth Credit Union in South Carolina
$50 Checking Account Bonus without DD at TCF Bank - Update
4.35% 12-Month CD at Royal Asian Bank in NJ, NY and PA
11th4.25% 13-Month / 4.00% 8-Month CD at First Republic Bank
4.05% 9-Month CD at Needham Bank in Massachusetts
10th4.00% 4-Month CD at Central Pacific Bank in Hawaii
Update on Regions CD and Money Market Account Promotions
4.02% 7-Month / 4.28% 15-Month CD at Silvergate Bank in California
4.05% 6-Month CD at Sterling Bank and Trust
9th4.08% 3,6,9-Month CDs and 3.56% Savings Account at Hanmi Bank in CA
8thBank Failure - Franklin Bank in Texas
7th4.25% 12-Month CD at a California Bank - and 3.50% Savings Account (Security Pacific)
Bank Failure - Security Pacific Bank in California
4.15% 6-Month CD at Excel National Bank
4.50% 5-Month CD and $150 Checking Bonus at Oritani Bank in New Jersey
6thGMAC Bank's Parent Posted Record Losses
4.50% 7-Month CD at One Georgia Bank
4.15% 9-Month CD at iGObanking.com
5thDifferences Between a Certificate of Deposit and a Bond
4thMoney Market Account Promotion at Flagstar Bank in Michigan - 4% for 12 Months
3rd4.00% 7-Month CD at Western FCU - Easy Membership
Treasury Announces New I Bond Rate of 5.64%
5.25% 60-Month CD at ViewPoint Bank - Nationally Available
2nd4.50% 12-Month CD at Delta Community Credit Union - Easy Membership
5.10% 60-Month CD at Apple Federal Credit Union - Easy Membership
4.00% 6-Month CD at Trustco Bank in NY, NJ, MA and FL
New $150 Checking Account Bonus at National City
5.00% CDs Continue at National City
1stVenture Bank Direct Raises Online Savings Account Yield to 3.75%
PenFed Extends the 5% CDs into November
Last Week for 5% 36-Month CD at Pentagon Federal Credit Union
5.05% 25-Month / 4.55% 15-Month CD at Irwin Union Bank

October 2008

31stBank Failure - Freedom Bank of Florida
5.00% 19-Month CD at National City
5.00% 5-Month CD at Alta Vista Credit Union in Southern California
30thSeries I Savings Bond Inflation Rate is High, But Still Not a Good Deal
5.20% 18-Month CD at Park Avenue Bank in New York
4.18% 6-Month CD at ISN Bank - Nationally Available
4.05% 5-Month CD at Pacific Premier Bank in Southern California
29thFed Cuts Rates to 1% - Future Savings Account and CD Rates?
28th4.10% 7-Month CD at SunTrust Bank
4.25% CD for Terms of 3 to 6 Months at Luther Burbank Savings
6.01% Reward Checking Guaranteed Until 2010 at United FCU
4.40% 12-Month / 4.10% 6-Month Jumbo CDs at Generations FCU in Texas
27th4.05% 5-Month CD Available Online for NC, SC, GA and FL Residents (First Federal)
$150 / $100 Checking Account Promotions at Sovereign Bank
Improvements to SmartyPig's High Yield Savings Account
26thInside Look at ACH Transfer Speeds at Online Banks
4.44% 4-Month CD and $100 Bonus at Investors Savings Bank in New Jersey
25th5.00% 24-Month / 4.50% 13-Month CD at America's Credit Union - Easy Membership
4.25% 3-Month CD and 3.86% Money Market Account at Bank of America
4.00% 4-Month CD at Third Federal Savings & Loan - Nationally Available
$100 Checking Account Promotion at KeyBank - Update
$100 Checking Account Bonus in TX, OK, NM and CO
24th5.25% 9-Month CD at a Georgia Bank (Alpha Bank & Trust).
4.00% 9-Month CD at a Georgia Bank (Alpha Bank & Trust)
4.25% 15-Month CD at a Georgia Bank (Alpha Bank & Trust).
4.00% 9-Month CD at a Georgia Bank Continues (Alpha Bank & Trust).
4.25% 9-Month / 4.40% 15-Month CD at a Georgia Bank (Alpha Bank & Trust).
4.50% 9-Month CD at a Georgia Bank (Alpha Bank & Trust)
4.55% 9-Month CD at a Alpha Bank & Trust in Georgia
Bank Failure - Alpha Bank & Trust in Georgia
4.50% 7-Month / 5.10% 60-Month CD at Harris Bank
23rdHighest Yield Online Savings Accounts from the Strongest Banks
National City Raises Checking Account Bonus to $200
4.50% 12-Month Jumbo CD at Kemba Credit Union in Ohio
$150 Checking Account Promotion at National City
22ndGlossary of CD and Savings Account Terms
Update #2 on the 4% Online Savings Account at CNBBankDirect
4.00% 7-Month CD at Webster Bank in the Northeast - Nationally Available
$100 Checking Account Bonus at City Bank in Grand Prairie Texas
20th5.50% 60-Month CD at Indiana Members Credit Union
5.00% 7-Month CD at Guaranty Bank in Los Angeles
Update on the 5.00% 7-Month CD at Guaranty Bank in California
4.25% 6-Month CD at Guaranty Bank in California
4.50% 7-Month CD at Guaranty Bank in Los Angeles
ING Group Gets Bailed Out by the Netherlands
4.60% 13-Month / 4.50% 8-Month CD at TransCapital Bank in Southwest Florida
19thAnother $75 Checking Account/Debit Card Bonus at US Bank
18thUpdate on National City's CD Promotion: 4.50% 13-Month CD
17th4.00% 6-Month CD at Navy Federal Credit Union
5.00% 14-Month CD at Second Federal Savings In Chicago
16th4.58% 12-Month CD Nationally Available at State Bank of India - New York
3.75% 36-Month No-Penalty CD at Agriculture FCU - Easy Membership
15th4.75% 3-Month CD at US Century Bank in South Florida
4.50% 7-Month Jumbo CD at California Credit Union - Easy Membership
5.00% 50-Month CD at The Golden 1 Credit Union in California
14th$75 Checking Account Bonus at a Wachovia Branch in Dallas - Plus Recap on Wachovia News & Deals
4.75% 13-Month CD at Ocean Bank in South Florida
High-Yield Reward Checking Account at Fort Sill Credit Union in Oklahoma
4.44% 13-Month CD at Republic Bank in Illinois
13th5.10% 5-Year CD at Navy Federal Credit Union
4.25% 7-Month CD at UT Federal Credit Union in Tennessee
11thTwo Friday Bank Closures
Update on the 4.00% Online Savings Account at CNBBankDirect
10th4.50% 17-Month CD at Columbia Credit Union in Washington State
9th4.00% Money Market Promotion and Update on CDs at Regions
5.50% 50-Month CD at a Central State in California
4.50% 17-Month / 4.80% 25-Month CD at Lake Michigan Credit Union
6.00% 60-Month CD ($6K Max) at Mazuma Credit Union in Missouri
8thDollarSavingsDirect Raises Savings Account Yield to 4.00%
Fed Funds Rate Slashed by 50 Basis Points in Emergency Meeting
5.04% 37-Month / 4.61% 13-Month CD at O Bee Credit Union in Washington State
7thFed Rate Cuts Appear Likely
WaMu Drops Rates on its Online CDs and Savings Account
$25 Bonus at Citibank for Opening the Ultimate Savings Account
4.25% for Terms 6 to 18 Months at Lisle Savings Bank in Illinois
6th5.12% 4-Month CD at Island FCU in New York
4.00% 7-Month CD at Fidelity Bank in OK and KS
5th4.60% 24-Month CD at First Savings Bank of Hegewisch in Chicago
3rd4.00% Savings Account at Goldwater Bank
5.00% 30-Month CD at Regions Bank
5.25% 11-Month CD at Brightstar Credit Union in South Florida
Citigroup to Acquire Wachovia's Banking Operations with Help from the Feds
2ndUpdate on WaMu's 5% 12-Month CDs
5.10% 12-Month / 4.80% 6-Month CD at Park Avenue Bank in New York City
5% CDs at Pentagon Federal Credit Union - Nationally Available
1stUpdate on MidWest America FCU's 7.01% Reward Checking Account
5.05% 29-Month / 4.90% 18-Month CD at Fort Financial CU in IN, NC, MS, IL and WI

September 2008

30thUpdate on WaMu's 5% One Year Certificate of Deposit
4.00% Savings Account Promotion Guaranteed into Jan 2009 at Imperial Capital Bank
4.25% 8-Month CD at Suffolk FCU in New York (and iPod Checking Account Bonus)
29th4.30% 18-Month CD with Early Withdrawal Feature at Consumers Credit Union in Michigan
4.50% CD with Terms of 4 to 12 Months at CenTrust Bank in Illinois
28thRates Up at WaMu: 4.00% Online Savings Account, 5.00% 12-Month CD
5.00% 6 and 12-Month CD at CenTrust Bank in Illinois ($25K Max)
$75 Checking Account Bonus at Community America Credit Union In KS/MO
4.20% 8-Month CD at Premier America Credit Union in Houston
4.25% 6-Month CD at STC Capital Bank in Illinois
26thFDIC Simplifies Coverage Rules for Revocable Trust Accounts
4.00% 12-Month / 3.60% 8-Month Online CDs at WaMu
5.00% 48-Month CD at Washington Mutual
WaMu's Money Market Savings Account Promotion
4.25% 8-Month and 12-Month Online CDs at WaMu
WaMu Increases Online Savings Account Yield to 3.75%
4.50% 12-Month Online CD at WaMu
Update on WaMu's Money Market Savings Account and CD Promotion
4.25% 8-Month / 4.50% 13-Month Add-On CDs at WaMu
5.00% 13-Month CD at WaMu
WaMu Brings Back the 5.00% 12-Month CD
WaMu Still Offering In-Branch 5% CDs for Terms of 13 to 17 Months
Latest News on WaMu
Higher CD Rates at EverBank
4.61% 12-Month CD at Geauga Savings Bank in Ohio - Nationally Available
WaMu Fails and is Acquired by JPMorgan Chase
25th4.80% 24-Month CD at Lincoln Park Savings Bank in Chicago
5.00% 6-Month and 18-Month CD at Tyndall FCU in the Florida Panhandle
4.30% 6-Month CD at Cornerstone Financial Credit Union in TN
5.06% 6-Month CD at Clarkston State Bank in Michigan
4.08% 7-Month CD at Chinatrust Bank in NY and NJ
5.00% 7-Month CD at a Kentucky Credit Union (Fort Knox)
24thHigher CD and Savings Account Rates at VirtualBank
5.00% 36-Month / 4.50% 12-Month CD at Wheatland Bank in Illinois
EXPIRED: 5.00% 48-Month / 4.00% 9-Month CD at Greylock FCU in Massachusetts
4.58% 18-Month / 4.38% 12-Month CD at Advantage Bank in Colorado
22ndBank Closure: Ameribank of West Virginia
5.15% 48-Month CD at Third Federal Savings & Loan in Florida
5.50% 55-Month CD at The Golden 1 Credit Union in California
4.25% 6-Month CD at Trustco Bank in Florida
4.10% 5-Month CD at Pacific Premier Bank in Southern California
4.33% 12-Month / 4.60% 24-Month CD at LOMTO FCU in New York City
21st5.20% 60-Month CD at Union Bank & Trust in NE/KS
19th4.80% 13-Month CD at BankUnited in Florida
4.80% 12-Month CD at Fidelity Bank of Florida.
6.00% 59-Month CD at The Golden 1 Credit Union in California
4.10% 9-Month Liquid CD at E-Central Credit Union in California - Easy Membership
4.10% 7-Month CD at a Valley Credit Union in California
18th6.06% 58-Month CD at a Missouri Bank (Hawthorn)
FDIC News, Resources and History
5.00% 44-Month CD at Crescent Bank & Trust in Louisiana
4.50% 16-Month CD at Fidelity Bank in Michigan
17thUpdate on National City's CD Promotion: 5.25% 36-Month CD
4.25% 6-Month CD at Excel National Bank in CA - Nationally Available
4.58% 12-Month / 5.09% 36-Month CD Nationally Available at State Bank of India - New York
4.20% 10-Month Liquid CD at Telesis Community CU in California
5.40% 60-Month CD at Frick Tri-County FCU in Pennsylvania
Citibank Specials: 4.00% 6-Month CD in CA and NV, 3.75% MMA in TX
$75 Checking Account/Debit Card Bonus at US Bank
16th5.00% 5-Month CD at First New England FCU - Easy Membership
Fed Continues to Keep Rates Unchanged
15th4.60 12-Month CD at Bank of Commerce in Southwest Florida
14th4.35% 11-Month CD at Champion Bank
$150 Checking Account Bonus at M&I Bank
13th4.80% 7-Month CD at a Chicago Bank (Pan American)
4.02% 10-Month / 4.11% 15-Month Online CD at Century Bank Direct
3.80% 12-Month / 3.60% 6-Month Online CD at Zions Bank
Article on Bank Failures and My FDIC Resources
5.00% Checking and 5.00% 9-Month CD at Ebank
12thMoney Market and CD Specials at Banco Popular
4.85% 18-Month CD at a Maryland Credit Union (SECU)
4.50% 13-Month CD at a Maryland Credit Union (SECU).
4.50% 11-Month CD at Brightstar Credit Union in South Florida
4.25% 12-Month CD at Sound Credit Union in Washington State
11thIndyMac Bank, the fifth FDIC-insured failure of the year
5.10% 48-Month Online CD at Flagstar Bank
$100 Checking Account Bonus at Bank of the West
4.10% 9-Month / 4.35% 18-Month CD at a Texas Bank (Millennium)
10th4.00% Savings Account at Community First Bank Chicago
5.00% Money Market Special at HomeBanc in Florida
4.59% 18-Month CD at Grove City Area FCU in Pennsylvania
9th5.25% 60-Month / 5.00% 36-Month CD at a Florida CU (Keys)
8thiPod Checking Account Bonus at TD Banknorth in the Northeast
Fannie, Freddie Takeover's Effect to Banks
EXPIRED: 4.01% CD with Terms of 5 to 13 Months at Bank of the Ozarks in Dallas
7th4.50% 11-Month CD at a Florida CU (Space Coast)
4.25% 7-Month CD at Crown Bank in New Jersey
6th3.90% 3-Month CD at Crestmark Bank - Nationally Available
3.80% 9-Month CD at State Farm Bank
4.00% 7-Month CD at Premier America Credit Union - Easy Membership
4.00% 6-Month / 4.00% 12-Month CD at a Nevada Bank (Silver State).
4.00% 6-Month / 4.00% 12-Month CD at a Nevada Bank (Silver State). - Update
4.25% 6-Month / 4.25% 12-Month CD at a Nevada Bank (Silver State)
4.25% 6-Month / 4.25% 12-Month CD at an Arizona Bank (Silver State)
Bank Closure: Silver State Bank of Nevada
5th4.15% 8-Month / 4.40% 13-Month Cd at Bank of Oak Ridge in North Carolina
4.05% 6-Month CD at a San Francisco Bank (Sterling Bank and Trust)
4thValley Credit Union Placed into NCUA Conservatorship - Impact to Members?
IndyMac Federal Bank CD and Money Market Rate Changes
4.84% 24-Month CD at Clarkston State Bank in Michigan
3rd4.00% 6-Month / 4.40% 18-Month CD at San Antonio FCU
4.54% 19-Month CD in Southeastern Indiana at The Friendship State Bank
Update on Wells Fargo $50 Checking Account Bonus
2nd5.15% 48-Month / 4.75% 30-Month CD at a Delaware Bank (MidCoast Community)
5.00% 36-Month CD at a Pennsylvania Credit Union (Sb1 FCU)
4.50% 11-Month / 4.75% 24-Month CD at a Florida CU (Tropical Financial)
4.00% 7-Month CD at California Credit Union (up to 4.20%) - Easy Membership
1st4.25% 11-Month CD at NASA FCU - Easy Membership
3.75% Savings Account Promotion Guaranteed into Jan 2009 at Imperial Capital Bank

August 2008

31st4.08% 7-Month CD at a Massachusetts Bank (United Commercial)
30th4.50% 13-Month Add-On CD at Air Force Federal Credit Union.
4.30% 9-Month CD with Rate Bump Feature at FirstFedDirect - Nationally Available
29th5.00% 6-Month CD at a Georgia Bank (Integrity Bank).
5.00% Reward Checking Account at a Georgia Bank (Integrity).
4.25% 10-Month CD at a Georgia Bank (Integrity).
4.50% 12-Month / 4.25% 10-Month CD at a Georgia Bank (Integrity).
4.50% 6-Month / 5.00% 30-Month CD at a Georgia Bank (Integrity).
4.75% 11-Month / 4.50% 4-Month CD at Banco Popular in New York.
Integrity Bank Fails, Regions Bank Acquires Deposits
4.42% 12-Month / 5.30% 60-Month CD Nationally Available at State Bank of India - New York
28th4.00% 5-Month CD at a Texas Credit Union (Amplify)
5.00% 60-Month CD at Third Federal Savings & Loan - Nationally Available
4.30% 11-Month CD at a CA/AZ Credit Union (Meriwest)
Update on POD Accounts and FDIC Coverage
4.75% 21-Month / 5.35% 60-Month CD at a Florida Bank (Heritage)
27th4.75% 3-Month / 4.25% 7-Month CD at a New York Bank - $100K Min (Park Avenue).
More Evidence We'll See Higher Deposit Rates
Up to $150 Checking Bonus at Cal National Bank in Southern California
4.30% 10-Month CD at a Florida Bank (East Coast Community)
26thNew FDIC Data: 117 Banks on Problem List
WSJ Banking Articles of Interest - Fed Regulators and CDARS
4.00% 6-Month CD at a California Bank (Guaranty)
25th4.10% Money Market Account for 6 Months at a Florida Bank (BBU)
CD Rates Up at Imperial Capital Bank
5.25% 60-Month / 4.50% 24-Month CD at a NJ/PA Bank (Unity)
4.00% 7-Month / 4.25% 14-Month CD at a California CU (San Diego County)
24th4.05% 6-Month CD at a Missouri Bank (St. Louis).
4.00% Money Market Account for 5 Months at First Bank
5.00% 19-Month CD at National City and Update on the POD/FDIC Issue
23rdHigh CD Rates at KeyDirect and KeyBank - 4.55% 12-Month, 5.50% 48-Month
4.35% 12-Month CD at BankUnited
4.60% 15-Month CD at a Florida Bank (BankUnited)
4.25% 6-Month CD at a California Bank (Vineyard)
5.16% 48-Month CD at a Washington State Credit Union (Gesa)
22ndFeds Close a Kansas Bank - Ninth Closure of the Year
$75 Checking Account/Direct Deposit Bonus at PNC Bank
$200 Checking Account Bonus with Direct Deposit at Metropolitan National Bank
iPod nano Checking Account Promotion at KeyBank - Update 2
21stNews and Resources on Bank Failures and the FDIC
4.00% Savings Account for 6 Months at First Tennessee Bank
4.00% Savings Account and a 4.10% 9-Month CD at a Pennsylvania Bank (Centric)
4.25% 9-Month / 4.50% 24-Month CD at an Ohio Credit Union (Kemba)
4.25% 4-Month CD at a New York Credit Union (Sperry)
20th4.05% 6-Month CD at a California Bank - and 3.75% Money Market (Hanmi)
4.25% 9-Month / 4.05% 5-Month CD at a California Bank (Pacific Premier)
$150 Bonus for Student Checking Account at a PA/WV/OH Bank (WesBanco)
19thNew $125 Chase Checking Account Bonus - Update
18thFuture Deposit Rates? Clues from a Financial Times Article
$50 Checking Account Bonus at Wells Fargo
4.50% 13-Month / 5.50% 54-Month CD at a Wisconsin Credit Union (Kohler)
4.00% 5-Month / 4.50% 18-Month CD at a Houston Bank (Green)
4.14% 7-Month CD at a Tennessee Bank (Oakland Deposit)
17th4.55% 11-Month / 5.25% 45-Month CD at an Ohio/Indiana Bank (Peoples Community)
16th4.44% 18-Month CD at a Texas Bank (Founders).
4.11% 7-Month / 4.15% 9-Month CD at Banco Popular
4.60% 15-Month / 4.25% 7-Month CD at a Florida Bank (Century).
4.00% 6-Month / 4.00% 24-Month CD at a Florida Bank - Add-On Feature (Coastal)
15thFriday Bank Closures and a FDIC NY Times Article
3.50% Money Market Account at a Massachusetts Bank (Brookline)
4.10% 9-Month CD at an Arizona Bank (SunBank)
5.00% 48-Month / 5.00% 60-Month CD at a Tennessee CU (Eastman)
14thDiscover Bank Increases CD Rates - 5.28% 60-Month / 5.02% 48-Month
5.00% 48-Month CD at Third Federal Savings & Loan - Nationally Available
4.37% 12-Month CD at Geauga Savings Bank
12thUpdate on National City's Money Market and CD Promotions
4.25% 12-Month / 4.00% 6-Month CD at a Tennessee Credit Union (Y-12)
11th4.05% 9-Month / 4.05% 12-Month CD at a NJ/NY Bank (Valley National)
4.37% 15-Month CD at a Multi-State Credit Union (Wings Financial)
4.25% 16-Month CD at a Florida Bank - Early Withdrawal Option (Synovus)
Safety of Credit Unions?
CD and Savings Account Deals at Imperial Capital Bank
$75 Checking Account Bonus at First Federal
10th4.15% 8-Month CD at a New Jersey CU (United Teletech Financial)
4.34% 12-Month CD at a Virginia Bank - Add-On/Penalty-Free (River City).
9th4.40% 12-Month / 4.00% 8-Month CD at a Georgia Bank (American United)
4.10% 12-Month CD at a California Bank (Temecula Valley)
4.15% 10-Month / 4.30% 15-Month CD at an OR/WA Credit Union (NW Priority)
4.00% 8-Month / 4.25% 18-Month CD at an OR/WA Credit Union (NW Priority).
8th4.18% 6-Month / 4.18% 24-Month CD at a Florida CU (South Florida).
5.00% 18-Month CD at a Georgia Credit Union (Georgia Heritage)
5.00% 60-Month CD at a Georgia Credit Union (Georgia Heritage).
4.00% 8-Month CD at a Multi-State Bank (First Republic)
$50 Checking Account Bonus at iGObanking.com
5.06% 48-Month / 5.12% 60-Month CD at a California CU (Coast Central)
Update on Vineyard Bank
Another Nationwide Reward Checking Account - 5.02% APY for a $50K Balance
6th5.30% 60-Month / 5.05% 37-Month CD at Fifth Third Bank in Some States
4.75% 15-Month CD at a Georgia Bank (First Georgia Community)
4.34% 12-Month / 4.13% 9-Month CD at VirtualBank
5thFed Continues to Keep Rates Unchanged - Future of CD and Savings Account Rates?
IndyMac Federal Bank Raises CD Rates
4.35% 12-Month / 4.10% 7-Month CD at a Florida Bank (Pinnacle)
4.50% 20-Month CD at Digital Credit Union - Easy Membership
4.00% 7-Month / 4.75% 30-Month CD at Regions Bank (Rates May Vary By State)
4th4.15% 12-Month CD at a Missouri Bank - Add-On Feature (Royal Banks)
4.00% Money Market Account for 180 Days at National City
4.25% 12-Month / 5.00% 60-Month CD at a Texas Bank (Equity)
3rdShould FDIC Insurance Limits Be Changed?
2nd4.00% 6-Month / 4.50 18-Month CD at an Arizona Bank (Community Bank of Arizona).
4.70% 12-Month CD at a Utah Bank (Cache Valley).
4.25% 12-Month / 4.40% 24-Month CD at an Arizona Bank (Union)
4.00% 12-Month / 5.00% 60-Month CD at a Florida Bank (Sunshine State Community).
5.00% 60-Month CD at a Florida/Georgia Bank (Atlantic Coast).
5.00% 60-Month CD at Melrose Credit Union - Easy Membership
1stFDIC: Small Florida Bank is Closed
Some Recent and Odd Credit Union Failures
4.11% 7-Month High Yield CD at Bank of America
4.00% 9-Month CD at Stonebridge Bank - Nationally Available
4.00% 11-Month CD at NASA FCU - Easy Membership

July 2008

31st4.30% 12-Month CD at Heritage Bank - Nationally Available
4.25% 10-Month Online Hybrid CD at 1st Mariner Bank - $25K Max
30th4.25% 7-Month CD at a Georgia Bank - and 5% Savings Account Promo (One Georgia)
4.00% Savings Account Until 1/1/2009 at an Oklahoma Bank (UMB)
4.00% Savings Account Until 12/31/08 at a New Jersey Bank (Two River Community)
29th$100 Checking Account Bonus at US Bank in Milwaukee, St. Louis and Cincinnati
4.00% 9-Month CD at a Philadelphia Bank (Prudential Savings)
28th4.00% 15-Month CD at Navy Federal Credit Union
27th5.15% 60-Month / 4.65% 36-Month CD at a Kansas Bank (CrossPoint)
26th5.25% 43-Month and 4% Money Market for 6 Months at National City
E*TRADE Update - Promotions, Savings and Checking Accounts
4.50% 23-Month CD at KeyDirect
4.08% 12-Month / 3.87% 6-Month CD at a California Bank (Community Bank).
4.10% 12-Month CD at a California Bank (Universal).
4.01% 11-Month CD at an Arizona Bank (First National Bank of Arizona).
3.76% 7-Month CD at an Arizona Bank (First National Bank of Arizona).
4.01% 11-Month CD at a Nevada Bank (First National Bank of Nevada).
3.76% 7-Month CD at a Nevada Bank (First National Bank of Nevada).
3.86% 7-Month CD at a Nevada Bank - Available Online (First National Bank of Nevada).
Feds Close Two Banks
25thCD Rates Up at NewDominion Bank - 4.50% 24-Month / 4.25% 12-Month CD
24thSFGate Article: Why wasn't IndyMac on the FDIC problem list?
4.00% 7-Month CD at Brick-and-Mortar Bank of America
3.90% 3-Month / 4.70% 36-Month CD at a Houston Bank (Lone Star)
23rd3.75% 10-Month CD at a Multi-State Bank - Penalty-Free Withdrawals (First Republic)
5.00% 60-Month CD at Salem Five Bank
22nd4.05% 10-Month CD at a Philadelphia Bank (Asian Bank).
$100 Checking Account/Direct Deposit Bonus at Flagstar
4.30% 12-Month / 5.06% 60-Month CD at a Florida Bank (Surety)
7.00% 6-Month CD at a California CU - $7.5K Max (Tracy)
21st4.30% 15-Month / 4.00% 7-Month CD at a South Florida Bank (Premier American)
How Safe is the FDIC? Article Reviews the Issue
4.35% 14-Month CD at a Northern VA Bank (Freedom Bank of Virginia)
8.00% 12-Month CD at a Maryland Credit Union - $1K Max (APGFCU)
19th8.00% 8-Month CD at an Oregon CU - $5K Max (Northwest Resource).
4.20% 17-Month CD at an Ohio CU (Marion Community).
4.00% 6-Month / 4.50% 24-Month CD at a Missouri Bank (St. Louis).
5.00% 39-Month / 4.00% 19-Month CD at an IL/WI Bank (Amcore)
5.12% 60-Month / 4.08% 12-Month CD at a Florida Bank (Peninsula).
18th3.50% Savings Account Guaranteed Through 2008 at a MA Bank (Hyde Park Savings)
$50 Checking Account Bonus at FirstBank
FDIC's Website to Assist Indymac Depositors on Insurance Coverage
Higher Yield and New-Account Bonus for Nationwide's Money Market Account
Countrywide Bank's 4.10% 7-Month CD Special
Higher CD Rates at GMAC Bank Plus News on the FDIC Waiver
17thImperial Capital Bank's 4% 9-Month CD and iChecking Accounts
iPod nano Checking Account Bonus at a California CU (Valley)
4.08% 6-Month CD at a California Bank (Gateway Business)
16thLists of America's Most Troubled Banks
Feds Try to Calm Worries with Sunday Announcements
FDIC-Insured Deposits over $100K and Other Ways to be Insured
4.45% 24-Month CD at Charles Schwab
4.10% 6-Month CD at ISN Bank - Nationally Available
4.20% 12-Month / 4.00% 6-Month CD at Crestmark Bank - Nationally Available
15th4.25% 7-Month CD at a Colorado Credit Union (Ent)
14thReview of the Latest News on Indymac's Closure
High CD Rates Are Not Over at Indymac
13th5.05% 43-Month CD at National City Bank
4.15% 6-Month CD at a Colorado Bank (Vectra)
12th3.80% 6-Month CD at a California CU - Easy Membership (E-Central)
4.00% 6-Month CD at a Hawaii Credit Union Continues (Maui County Employees').
4.01% 7-Month CD at an Oregon CU (Northwest Community).
4.10% 10-Month CD at a California Bank (Canyon National).
4.16% 30-Month / 3.51% 10-Month CD at a Washington State CU (Numerica).
5.00% 36-Month / 3.80% 12-Month CD at a New Hampshire Credit Union (NHFCU).
4.30% 12-Month / 4.78% 60-Month CD at a Texas Bank (San Antonio National).
5.00% 60-Month / 4.00% 24-Month CD at a New England Bank (Webster).
10% 12-Month / 10% 120-Month CD at a Kentucky CU - $1K Max/Youth (Commonwealth).
11thIndymac Bank's High Yield E-Money Market Account
4.15% 6-Month CD at Indymac Bank, Opening/Closing Indymac CDs and Indymac's Financial Health
Update on Indymac Bank CDs, Savings Account and Latest Financial Health News
Indymac Bank Raises CD Rates - 4.00% 6-Month, 4.25% 12-Month
New Rates Again at Indymac Bank - 4.40% 13-Month CD
Major Rate Changes at Indymac Bank
Indymac Bank Raises 12-month CD Yield to 4.45%
4.50% 37-Month / 4.15% 24-Month CD at Fifth Third Bank
5.35% 60-Month / 4.06% 12-Month CD Nationally Available at State Bank of India - New York
4.30% 12-Month CD at a Florida Credit Union (Innovations)
10th4.00% 9-Month / 4.00% 12-Month CD at BankUnited
10.00% 5-Month CD at a California CU - $2K Max (Telesis Community)
9thFDIC Insurance of Complex Trust Agreements
4.25% 12-Month CD at a Florida Bank (Central)
8th4.00% 10-Month CD at a Pennsylvania Bank (Alliance)
$100 Checking Account/Direct Deposit Bonus at PNC Bank - Update
4.28% 12-Month CD at a Dallas Bank (NexBank)
7th4.01% 12-Month / 4.35% 24-Month Online CD at NewDominion Bank
6th4.30% 12-Month / 4.15% 6-Month CD at a Colorado Bank (Community Banks of Colorado)
Bank of America Checking and Credit Card Bonuses
$100 Checking Account Bonus at Alta Vista Credit Union in Southern California
4.04% 4-Month CD at a Tennessee Bank (Clayton Bank and Trust)
6.00% 6-Month CD at an IA/WI/IL Credit Union - $5K Max (Dupaco Community).
4th5.00% 60-Month CD at a Multi-State Bank (First Republic)
3rdUpdate on Amboy Direct Savings Accounts - New Rates and $50 Bonus
3.95% 3-Month / 4.00% 6-Month CD at Crestmark Bank
2ndHigh Yield Checking and Money Market Accounts at Bank of Internet USA
Checking Account Changes at Bank of Internet USA
5.00% 60-Month CD at TD Commerce Bank
4.00% 9-Month CD at a Florida Bank (BankFIRST)
1st5.15% 60-Month / 4.40% 24-Month CD at a Virginia CU (Northwest).
EverBank Raises Checking and Money Market Account Rates
UmbrellaBank Raises CD Rates
4.06% 12-month CD at EverBank - Available Nationwide

June 2008

30th4.00% 9-Month CD at a Michigan CU (Lenco)
4.25% 19-Month CD at a Georgia Bank (Savannah)
5.25% 48-Month / 4.55% 23-Month CD at KeyBank
29th4.45% 24-Month Online CD at Huntington Bank
iPod nano Checking Account Promotion at KeyBank - Update
4.25% 17-Month / 4.00% 11-Month CD at a Pennsylvania Bank (Lafayette Ambassador)
28th4.00% 12-Month CD at a Michigan CU (Financial Plus).
4.00% 23-Month CD at an Indiana Credit Union Continues (Horizon One)
5.00% 60-Month CD at an Illinois Bank (Southern Trust).
27th4.00% 6-Month CD at an Indiana Bank (Union Savings)
$100 Checking Account Bonus at a Dallas Bank (Century) - Update
5.00% 59-Month / 4.75% 45-Month CD at US Bank
Update on Bank of America's $75 Checking Account Bonus
26th$75 Checking Account Bonus at a Wachovia Branch in Dallas - Plus Recap on Wachovia Deals
Worries About Small Banks and Builders' Interest-Reserve Loans
25th4.75% 3-Month CD at a New York Bank - $100K Min (Park Avenue)
Fed Holds Rate Unchanged, Effects on Savings Account and CD Rates?
24th4.06% 15-Month CD at a Texas Credit Union (Velocity).
Florida Banks Facing Tough Times - How Bad Will It Get?
23rd4.00% 15-Month CD at Digital Credit Union - Easy Membership
4.21% 18-Month / 5.04% 60-Month CD at M&T Bank Online
EXPIRED: 5.02% 60-Month CD at a California CU (Bay Federal)
22nd$100 Checking Account Bonus at Partners 1st FCU
5.09% 12-Month CD ($5K Max) at the US Postal Servcie FCU - Plus a $125 Checking Bonus
4.17% 12-Month CD at a Florida Bank (BankAtlantic)
21stE*TRADE Savings Account Bonus Update
3.63% 7-Month / 3.63% 27-Month CD at Multi-State Bank (Great Western).
4.00% 9-Month CD at a Georgia Bank (Cornerstone).
3.75% 24-Month / 3.50% 9-Month CD at a New York CU (Bethpage)
19th4.63% 53-Month / 4.03% 23-Month CD at an Idaho Credit Union (Advantage Plus)
17th5.00% 60-Month CD at a New Jersey CU (Garden Savings)
4.50% 36-Month / 4.05% 25-Month CD at a Michigan Bank (Peoples State)
16th5.00% 12-Month CD at a Texas CU - $1K Max (A+ FCU)
Self-Help Credit Union - CD Rates and a Big Policy Change
3.82% 6-Month / 3.77% 3-Month CD at ISN Bank - Nationally Available
15th10% 6-Month CD ($2.5K Max) Continues at Flagstar Bank
14th6.00% 3-Month CD at a Florida Bank - $50K Max (HomeBanc).
4.00% 15-Month CD at an Ohio Bank (The Citzens National Bank).
Rates Slashed Again at AARP Financial Savings Center
4.75% Money Market Account at AARP Financial Savings Center
13th4.01% 10-Month CD at a South Florida Bank (Ocean)
11th4.75% 60-Month CD at Banco Popular
Easy $50 Checking Account Bonus at Fidelity Bank in KS/OK
10thIncreasing Odds for an August Fed Funds Rate Hike
Brokered CDs and Bank Failures
$400,000 of Deposits at a Failed Bank, First-Hand Experience at ANB Financial
$135 Checking Account Bonus at a South Dakota Bank (First Dakota)
9th5.00% 100-Day CD at a California CU (The Golden 1)
8thLatest Banking News: Online Savings Accounts, Bank of America, Countrywide and National City
3.70% Savings Account Promotion at Imperial Capital Bank
Chase Checking and Credit Card Bonuses and Perks
5.11% Reward Checking Account at a Pennsylvania Credit Union (Erie)
4.14% 16-Month CD at a Florida Bank - Early Withdrawal Option (Synovus)
5.05% 60-Month / 4.01% 24-Month CD at a Houston CU - Easy Membership (People's Trust)
Garmin Nuvi-200 GPS Checking Account Bonus at a Philadelphia Bank (Byrn Mawr Trust)
7th3.56% 6-Month / 3.76% 12-Month CD at a Florida Bank (Bank of St. Petersburg).
3.65% 6-Month / 3.75% 12-Month CD at a Texas CU (Austin Telco).
3.75% 7-Month CD at a Michigan CU (Superior Iron Range Community).
3.83% 10-Month CD at a California Bank (Pacific State).
3.70% 12-Month / 3.65% 9-Month CD at an Arizona Bank (Community Bank of Arizona).
3.70% 6-Month / 3.70% 12-Month CD at a Missouri Bank (St. Louis)
Update on National City's CD Specials
4.00% 24-Month CD at a Florida Bank (Riverside).
4.75% 60-Month / 3.90% 12-Month CD at an Illinois/Indiana CU - ASI-Insured Only (Credit Union 1).
6th3.80% 8-Month CD at a WA/OR Bank (Frontier)
4.00% 18-Month CD at Geauga Savings Bank - Nationally Available
5thFDIC in Action - Behind the Scenes at Last Week's Bank Closure
4thUpdate on Alliant Credit Union Rates
Up to $200 Checking Account Bonus at a PA/WV/OH Bank (WesBanco)
$100 Checking Account/Direct Deposit Bonus at PNC Bank
3rdUpdate on HSBC Online Savings Account Promo and a New Checking Account Bonus
2nd4.00% 6-Month CD at a California Bank - $10K Max (Guaranty).
4GB iPod nano Checking Account Bonus at a Hawaii Bank (Central Pacific)
HSBC Direct's New Savings Account Promo - 3.50% Guaranteed to 8/15/08
1st$50 Checking Account Bonus without DD at TCF Bank
5.00% 55-Month CD at NASA FCU - Easy Membership

May 2008

31st3.60% 6-Month / 3.65% 12-Month CD at a Washington State CU (HAPO Community)
3.71% 6-Month / 3.76% 12-Month CD at a Virginia CU (DuPoint Community).
3.70% 7-Month CD at a CA/NY Credit Union - plus a Savings Account Promo (First Entertainment).
4.00% 6-Month CD at a Hawaii Credit Union (Maui County Employees')
4.78% 60-Month / 4.04% 18-Month CD at a California Credit Union Continues (UNCLE).
30thFourth Bank Failure of 2008 - Small Minnesota Bank, First Integrity
4.00% 4-Month CD at a New York Credit Union (Advantage)
4.00% 15-Month CD at a Nevada CU (WestStar)
29thNavy Federal Credit Union Updates - Eligibility and My Recent CD Issues
4.25% 15-Month CD at a GA/TN/NC Bank (United Community).
$150 Citibank Checking Account Bonus
$150 Checking Account Bonus at a Maryland Bank (The Columbia)
28thHigh Local CD Rates at Countrywide Bank
4.33% 36-Month / 4.59% 48-Month CD at a New Jersey CU (Garden Savings)
27th3.75% 12-Month / 3.50% 6-Month CD at a Texas Bank (Equity)
Brokered CD Depositors of Failed ANB Financial Having to Wait
Fee Refunds and Hold Times at Bank of America
3.65% 5-Month CD at a California CU - Add-On Feature (SchoolsFirst)
26th3.50% 3 to 12-Month CDs and $200 Checking Bonus at Metropolitan National Bank
$101 Checking Account Bonus at a DC Credit Union (Signal Financial)
25th4.05% 7-Month / 4.05% 12-Month CD at a California Bank (Vineyard)
24th4.70% 60-Month / 3.60% 20-Month CD at M&I Bank
3.70% 6-Month CD at a Tampa Florida Bank (Pilot).
3.90% 3-Month / 3.60% 7-Month CD at a California Bank (Vineyard).
3.85% 24-Month / 3.95% 60-month CD at a Texas Credit Union (SACU).
Rates Slashed at AARP Financial Savings Center
23rdBank Failure Predictions and the Texas Ratio
Problems Grow at GMAC's Mortgage Unit, ResCap
$100 Checking Account Bonus at a Dallas Bank (Century)
22nd4.05% 6-Month CD at a Houston Credit Union (Plus4)
4.00% 4-Month CD at a California CU (Pacific Transportation)
21stAgriculture FCU's No-Penalty 3.50% 36-Month CD - Easy Membership
20th4.00% 12-Month / 4.50% 60-Month CD at an Illinois Bank (CenTrust).
4.00% 12-Month / 4.50% 48-Month CD at an Illinois Bank (Wheatland)
19th4.00% Savings Account Guaranteed Until Jan 2009 at a Florida Bank (US Century)
Free iPod nano Checking Account Bonus at Bank of North Georgia
3.70% 10-Month CD at a Florida / Alabama CU (Pen Air)
17th3.65% 6-Month CD at a Florida / Alabama CU (Pen Air).
3.77% 8-Month CD at a Washington State Bank (Raymond Federal).
5.00% 36-Month / 4.00% 12-Month CD at a New Hampshire Credit Union (NHFCU)
14thMore Nationwide Reward Checking Accounts
4.01% 13-Month CD at a Florida Panhandle Bank (First City).
13thNew $200 Citibank Checking Account Promotion
5.05% 9-Month CD at a CA/NY Credit Union (First Entertainment).
$175 New Checking Account and Credit Card Offer at NASA FCU (Easy Membership)
iGObanking.com Launches High Interest Checking
11thUpdate on National City's 5% CD Special - New Shorter Terms
10thUpdate on National City's 5% CD Special and Latest National City News
3.85% 6-Month CD at a California CU (California Pacific).
4.15% 10-Month CD at a Multi-State CU (Chevron).
3.85% 5-Month / 3.50% 23-Month CD at a South Florida CU (BrightStar).
EXPIRED: 4.00% 24-Month CD at a Massachusetts CU (Greylock)
4.00% 15-Month / 4.25% 48-Month CD at a Florida Bank (Sunshine Savings).
4.50% 60-Month / 3.95% 12-Month CD at a Washington State Bank (Cashmere Valley).
4.07% 12-Month Special CD at Patelco Credit Union
Bank Failure at ANB Financial - FDIC Press Release
9th5.13% 12-Month / 5.28% 36-Month CD at an Idaho Bank (ANB Financial).
Update on Chase Checking Account Bonuses - Up to $225 in Bonuses
4.00% 18-Month / 4.50% 54-Month CD at Mutual Bank - Nationally Available
New $125 Chase Checking Account Bonus
4.18% 24-Month / 3.98% 14-Month CD at a Florida Bank (Heritage) - Update
8thE*TRADE Raises Complete Savings Account Yield - Start of a New Trend?
7th5.00% 5-Month CD at a Multi-State CU - $25K Max / Easy Membership (Xerox).
5% 5-Month CD ($25K Max) and $50 Money Market Account Bonus at Xceed Financial Credit Union.
6th3.50% 12-Month Liquid CD Promotion at NexBank
Wachovia's Way2Save Savings Account Golf Promo - 16% for 3 Months
5th4.00% 7-Month CD at a California CU - Easy Membership/ASI-Insured Only (Christian Community)
3.75% 4-Month / 3.75% 10-Month CD at an Illinois Bank (St. Charles)
5.00% 60-Month / 4.05% 23-Month CD at a Florida CU (Keys)
4th5.00% 5-Year CD at a Michigan CU - $5K Max (United Financial)
3.00% Checking and Some High CD Rates at Sun National Bank in NJ/DE
3rd4.25% 23-Month CD at an Indiana CU (Horizon One)
4.00% 11-Month CD at a TX/LA/MS Credit Union (RiverLand).
3.75% 9-Month CD at a California CU - Easy Membership/ASI-Insured Only (Christian Community).
3.80% 9-Month CD at an Ohio CU - and $50 checking bonus (Toledo Area Community).
3.90% 11-Month CD at a Washington State CU - and $100 Checking Bonus (Sound).
5.00% 5-Month CD at a Premier America CU - $5K Max - Easy Membership.
3.71% 12-Month / 3.75% 18-Month CD at a Chicago Bank (Beverly Bank & Trust).
4.00% 12-Month CD at a Texas CU (Dallas Telco).
4.03% 6-Month / 4.03% 12-Month CD at a California CU - Jumbo (American First).
4.23% 12-Month CD at an Arizona CU (Pinal County).
3.85% 24-Month CD at a Southwest FL Bank (Florida Community).
4.03% 7-Month / 3.95% 24-Month CD at a California Bank (Pacific State).
5.30% 60-Month / 4.96% 36-Month CD at a Virginia CU (Northwest).
National City CD Promotion Extended Again
1stE*TRADE Update - Savings Account Bonus, Financial Health
Higher Long Term CD Rates at Pentagon FCU
4.75% 3-Month / 3.75% 6-Month CD at a California CU (California Pacific).

April 2008

30thFed Cuts Rates by 25 Basis Points - The Last Rate Cut?
29th4.00% 24-Month CD at a Virginia CU - Plus $100 Checking Bonus (Northwest)
3.50% Money Market Account Guaranteed Until 6/30/08 at Florida Capital Bank
27thUpdate on Wachovia's 4.75% 60-Month Featured CD
10% 6-Month CD ($2.5K Max) and Other Promos and News at Flagstar Bank
26th4.50% Money Market 4-Month Promotion and CD Specials at a New Jersey CU (United Teletech Financial)
4.00% 33-Month CD at a WA/OR/ID Bank (Banner).
4.20% 12-Month / 4.10% 36-Month CD at a Virginia CU (Richmond Postal).
4.00% 36-Month / 3.70% 12-Month CD at a Massachusetts CU (Central One)
25thGMAC Bank's Long Term CD Rates Up - Interest Rate Increase Expectations?
24th4.40% 5-Month / 4.20% 10-Month CD at an Oregon CU (Advantis)
Corus Bank Update - 4.00% Money Market Account, 3.75% CDs and Latest on its Financial Health
Update on ING Direct CDs
4.50% 59-Month CD at US Bank
23rd4.00% 8-Month CD at a South Florida Bank (Premier American).
4.06% 12-Month CD at a Texas Credit Union (Velocity).
22nd$75 Checking Account Promotion at Great Wisconsin Credit Union
Update on HSBC Checking and Savings Account Bonuses
HSBC Checking and Savings Account Bonuses
21st$50 Checking Account Promotion at SunTrust Continues
5.06% 60-Month Jumbo CD at Huntington Bank - Nationally Available
20th4.50% 60-Month CD at M&I Bank
7.50% 12-Month CD at a California CU - $1K Max - Also a $100 Checking Bonus (Meriwest)
Countrywide Bank's Savings Account and CD Rate Changes - Long Term CD Yields up to 4.50%
Next I Bond Inflation Component Will Be 4.83%
19th4.58% 10-Month CD at a Georgia CU (Georgia's Own).
5.00% 5-Month CD at an Indiana CU Continues (Fortress).
6.17% 9-Month CD at a Louisiana CU - IRA (Neighbors).
4.00% 15-Month CD at a Michigan CU (Our Credit Union).
4.15% 15-Month CD at a Nevada CU (WestStar).
5.02% 12-Month CD at a Pennsylvania CU - IRA (Philadelphia).
4.58% 28-Month CD at a New York CU - IRA (Nassau Educators).
5.18% 36-Month / 4.68% 12-Month CD at a DC Credit Union (Washington Postal Employees).
4.09% 15-Month / 4.75% 60-Month CD at a Vermont CU (Green Mountain).
17th4.15% 42-Month CD at BB&T Bank
5.00% 9-Month CD at a Michigan CU - $20K Max (Dort Federal Credit Union)
4.07% Money Market Account in Dallas at Bank of the Ozarks
5.05% 5-Month / 5.05% 12-Month CD at a Texas Bank (Bank of the Ozarks).
15th3.70% 9-Month / 3.50% 4-Month CD at a South Florida Bank (Great Florida)
3.67% 12-Month / 3.56% 6-Month CD at a New York City Bank (Savoy)
13thUpdate on National City's 5% CD and Latest Acquisition News
3.60% 3-Month / 3.60% 5-Month CD at a Missouri Bank (St. Louis)
12th4.15% 12-Month CD at a Florida Bank (Panther Community).
3.75% 36-Month CD at BankUnited - Nationally Available
11th4.06% 12-Month / 4.32% 36-Month CD Nationally Available at State Bank of India - New York
Savings Account with 3.50% Guaranteed to 3/31/09 at a Chicago Bank (First Nations)
10thPotential GMAC Bank Problem Reported in Today's WSJ
$300 Business Checking Account Promotion at Sovereign Bank
6th$250 Checking Account Bonus at a Michigan CU (Consumers)
5th4.00% 9-Month CD at Community First Bank Chicago.
4.00% 6-Month / 3.75% 12-Month CD at a Hawaii Credit Union (Valley Isle Community)
4.25% 6-Month / 4.10% 12-Month CD at an Oregon Bank (Lewis & Clark).
4.15% 12-Month / 4.00% 6-Month CD at a Houston Credit Union (PrimeWay).
4.58% 15-Month CD at a Virginia/DC Credit Union (State Department)
3.75% 9-Month / 4.00% 27-Month CD at a North Carolina CU (Summit)
4.00% 40-Month / 3.00% 4-Month CD at a Maine CU - No Early Withdrawal Penalty (Penobscot)
4.05% 12-Month / 4.15% 24-Month CD at a California CU (Schools)
4.00% 6-Month / 4.25% 60-Month CD at an Illinois Bank (Millennium)
4.30% 60-Month CD at a New York Bank (Bank of Utica)
4.45% 60-Month / 4.15% 24-Month CD at a DC Credit Union (Library of Congress)
5.10% 60-Month / 4.15% 12-Month CD at an Illinois/Indiana CU - ASI-Insured Only (Credit Union 1)
4th5.00% 12-Month CD at a Colorado CU (Air Academy).
High Yield CDs at Air Academy FCU
Update on National City's CD Specials and Latest Acquisition News
Citibank Checking and Savings Account Promotions
3rd$150 / $75 Checking Account Promotions at Sovereign Bank
5.25% 15-Month / 4.95% 7-Month CD at a MD/NJ/DC Credit Union (Andrews).
2nd$75 Checking Account Bonus at a Wachovia Branch in Washington DC
Chase Visa Check Card $75 Promotion
1st$110 Checking Account Promotion at a Chicago Bank (Liberty Bank for Savings)

March 2008

31st$25 Bonus for FNBO Direct's BillPay Account
30th$100 Checking Account Promotion at KeyBank
$50 Checking Account Promotion at Dollar Bank in OH/PA
29th4.25% 6-Month CD at a Florida CU (Tropical Financial).
4.10% 12-Month CD at a New York CU (Hudson Valley).
4.14% 14-Month CD at an Ohio Credit Union (Glass City).
4.85% 12-Month / 4.35% 6-Month CD at a Michigan CU (Heartland Employees).
4.25% 12-Month / 4.30% 24-Month CD at a VA/NC Credit Union (Call).
3.92% 12-Month / 4.07% 24-Month CD at a Texas CU (NavyArmy)
4.13% 60-Month / 3.82% 12-Month CD at a New York CU (LOMTO)
4.89% 60-Month / 4.73% 12-Month CD at a California/Arizona CU (United Methodist).
5.04% 60-Month / 4.52% 36-Month CD at a Texas CU - Up to 5.31% (Lone Star).
28thMore Savings Account Rate Cuts - Provident, Zions, WaMu and Others
4.85% 60-Month / 4.25% 12-Month CD at Philadelphia Federal Credit Union.
26th4.00% Money Market Account Promotion at Compass Bank in Texas
4.82% 24-Month / 4.52% 12-Month CD at a California CU (Mission City)
24th4.60% 24-Month / 4.08% 12-Month CD at a California CU - up to 4.91% (Los Angeles).
5% 48-Month / 4% 24-Month CD Special Extended Again at National City
4.25% 5-Month CD at a New Jersey Bank - and $100 Checking Bonus (OceanFirst)
4.65% 7-Month CD at a New York City Bank - and $150 Checking Bonus (Valley National Bank).
22nd5.40% 24-Month / 5.40% 12-Month CD at an Illinois CU - easy membership (Alliant).
Indymac Bank CDs - Big Rate Changes and Best Way to Close a CD
3.75% 9-Month CD at a Massachusetts Bank (Hyde Park Savings).
4.00% 8-Month CD at a New York CU - Jumbo (Teachers).
4.65% 8-Month CD at an Arizona CU - Up to 5.15% (Canyon State).
4.65% 7-Month CD at a New Jersey Bank - and $150 Checking Bonus (Valley National Bank).
4.18% 12-Month CD / 4.18% 24-Month CD at a California CU (Educational Employees).
4.40% 21-Month / 3.60% 11-Month CD at a Pennsylvania CU (Tri Boro).
3.97% 48-Month / 3.56% 12-Month CD at a Washington State CU (Group Health).
4.21% 49-Month / 3.70% 13-Month CD at a Pennsylvania CU (Galaxy).
4.24% 24-Month / 4.19% 12-Month CD at a DC Credit Union (Signal Financial).
4.25% 4-Month / 4.25% 36-Month CD at a Central New Jersey CU (United Teletech Financial).
4.50% 55-Month CD at a Florida Bank (Third Federal Savings & Loan).
4.65% 18-Month / 4.55% 30-Month CD at a California CU (First Financial).
5.50% 24-Month CD at a New York CU (Buffalo Metropolitan).
4.30% 60-Month / 4.11% 24-Month CD at an Arizona CU (First).
4.44% 60-Month / 3.98% 36-Month CD at a Virginia CU (Northwest).
4.47% 18-Month / 4.47% 60-Month CD at a Miami CU (MPS).
4.40% 12-Month / 4.50% 60-Month CD at an Arizona/Texas CU (TruWest).
4.50% 84-Month / 4.25% 18-Month CD at a Texas CU (SACU).
EXPIRED: 4.60% 60-Month / 4.20% 12-Month CD at a Texas CU - Easy Membership (University).
4.39% 7-Month / 4.65% 60-Month CD at a California Bank (Pacific State).
21st4.87% 60-Month / 4.76% 36-Month CD at a Missouri CU (Health Care Family)
5.49% 60-Month / 4.80% 12-Month CD at a Georgia Bank (Carver State).
4.00% 5-Month CD at a California CU - Add-On Feature (OCTFCU).
4.25% 9-Month CD at an Arizona CU (Tucson Old Pueblo)
5.00% 48-Month / 4.00% 24-Month CD Special Continues at National City Bank
20th4.18% 24-Month / 3.98% 14-Month CD at a Florida Bank (Heritage)
4.55% 6-Month CD at a California Bank (Hanmi).
4.00% Money Market Promo with Yield Guaranteed to June 30th at Banco Popular
19thCountrywide Bank Raises 12-month CD Yield to 4.20%
4.78% 60-Month / 4.04% 18-Month CD at a California CU (UNCLE)
18th4.71% 12-Month CD at a New York City Bank (Savoy).
Fed Cuts Rates by 75 Basis Points - Best Savings Strategies in this Environment?
4.20% 60-Month CD at Bank of Internet USA
17thThe Fed Makes a Surprise Move to Ease Credit Crisis
16th$100 Checking Account Bonus at a Missouri CU (American Eagle)
$40 Checking Account Bonus at National Bank of Kansas City
15th4.32% 9-Month CD at a Texas Credit Union (Velocity).
5.00% 48-Month CD at National City Bank Extended
6.00% 6-Month CD at a San Antonio CU (Generations).
4.50% 9-Month CD at a California CU - Easy Membership/ASI-Insured Only (Christian Community).
4.75% 3-Month CD at a California Credit Union (California Pacific)
7.00% 6-Month CD at a Premier America CU - $5K Max - Easy Membership.
4.00% 48-Month CD at a California Bank - and 4.00 MMA (Independence).
4.15% 25-Month / 4.05% 7-Month CD at a Missouri CU (American Eagle).
4.50% 27-Month / 4.40% 15-Month CD at a Maryland CU (First Peoples Community).
4.00% 60-Month CD at a California CU - IRA/Easy Membership (Provident).
12th4.31% Money Market Account Through 8/8/2008 and $80 Bonus at an Illinois Bank (Elk Grove)
$100 TD AMERITRADE Account Bonus
11th5.00% 11-Month CD at a California CU (Cal State 9).
10th5.00% 48-Month / 4.00% 24-Month CD at National City Bank
Update on $100 Checking Account Bonus at Flagstar Bank
8th4.25% 7-Month CD at a California CU - with liquid option (Southland).
5.00% 5-Month CD at a Massachusetts Credit Union (First Priority).
4.50% 14-Month CD at a North Florida CU (Coastline).
5.08% 12-Month CD at a Michigan CU (Christian Financial).
4.00% 30-Month CD at a California CU - Add-On (Pacific Service).
4.44% 18-Month / 4.44% 60-Month CD at an Illinois CU (Kane County Teachers).
4.90% 60-Month / 4.75% 36-Month CD at a California CU (First Imperial).
4.64% 15-Month CD for Current Members of Northrop Grumman FCU.
7thMore Savings Account Rate Cuts - E*TRADE, EmigrantDirect and Others
Hume Bank, a Small Missouri Bank, Becomes Second Bank to Fail This Year
Reminder: 5.00% 48-Month CD at National City Bank - Nationwide Availability
6th4.30% 60-Month and 4.00% 15-Month Online CDs at iGObanking.com
5th$100 Business Checking Account Promotion at Bank of America
5.05% 12-Month / 4.80% 48-Month CD at a California CU (Pacific Transportation).
5.00% 5-Month CD at a California CU (Pacific Transportation).
4th$200 Checking Account Bonus at MB Financial Bank
High-Yield Reward Checking Account at a Hawaii CU (Aloha Pacific)
3rdEarn Up to $100 in PNC Bank's Checking Account Promotion - Update
4.42% 60-Month / 4.15% 48-Month CDs Online at M&T Bank
$75 Checking Account Bonus at an Illinois Branch of US Bank
2nd$100 Checking Account Bonus at TCF Bank
1stNew Account Bonus ($20-$100) at Discover Bank
4.30% 3-Month CD at a California Bank (Luther Burbank Savings).
4.75% 11-Month CD at a Houston CU (Associated Credit Union of Texas).
5.00% 5-Month CD at a Texas Bank (American Bank of Commerce).
5.00% 9-Month CD at a VA/NC Credit Union (Call).
6.80% 6-Month CD at a Washington DC Credit Union (Transit Employees).
4.20% 15-Month CD at a California Bank (Kaiser Federal).
4.65% 15-Month / 4.50% 9-Month CD at a Utah CU - Easy Membership (Mountain America).
4.71% 30-Month / 4.51% 12-Month CD at an Illinois CU (Access).
4.25% 12-Month / 4.50% 60-Month CD at a Michigan CU (Michigan Schools & Government).
4.73% 60-Month / 4.42% 12-Month CD at a Texas CU (Austin Telco).
5.20% 60-Month / 5.00% 36-Month CD at a DC Credit Union (Library of Congress).
5.00% 60-Month / 4.70% 12-Month CD at a Texas CU (First Basin).

February 2008

29th4.85% 14-Month / 4.70% 7-Month CD at Principal Bank - Available Nationwide.
28thPreparing for Bank Failures
5.00% 5-Month CD at an Indiana CU (Fortress)
New PenFed CD Rates - Down But Still Competitive - Update
27th$100 Checking Account Bonus at Webster Bank
26thSuperior Savings is Becoming Capital One Bank
4.75% 30-Month / 4.50% 12-Month CD at Southeast Financial FCU - Easy Membership.
5.00% 24-Month CD at a Texas Credit Union (United SA).
4.00% 15-Month / 4.00% 55-Month CD at a California CU - IRA (The Golden 1)
25th$50 Checking Account Bonus at Patelco Credit Union
Discover Bank's AAA Affiliated Money Market Account and CDs
4.86% 60-Month Jumbo CD at Huntington Bank - Nationally Available
24th5.25% 7-Month CD at a New York Bank (Valley National).
23rd5.01% 24-Month / 5.00% 12-Month CD at a Texas Credit Union (Baptist).
4.85% 60-Month / 4.60% 12-Month CD at a Texas CU (Dallas Telco).
5.25% 60-Month / 5.09% 12-Month CD at a California/Arizona CU (United Methodist).
National City Bank Extends the 4.50% 48-Month CD Special
4.50% 7-Month CD at a Chicago Bank - plus 4.60% 3-Month Checking Special (American Eagle).
22ndOneUnited - Still Holding at 5.30%, And Now a $50 Bonus
21stIndymac Bank CD Rate Update - 4.45% 4-Month CD, 4.00% 10-Month CD
5.10% 24-Month / 5.00% 12-Month CD at a New Hampshire Credit Union (NHFCU)
19th5.13% 3-Month CD at a California Bank (Bank of the Sierra).
7.00% 6-Month CD ($5K Max) at Premier America Credit Union is Extended
16th4.90% 13-Month CD at a Florida Bank (Sunshine Savings).
15thMore Savings Account and CD Rate Cuts
14th$100 Checking Account Bonus at a Washington State CU (Sound)
Another Chase $125 Checking Account Bonus
13th4.84% 7-Month / 4.84% 13-Month CD at The Credit Union of Alabama
12th5.05% 24-Month CD at an Illinois CU - ASI-Insured Only (Abbott Laboratories Employees)
E*TRADE Update - Rate Drops, Savings Account Bonus, Financial Health
4.50% 48-Month CD at National City Bank
10th4.80% 5-Month CD at Countrywide Bank
$100 Checking Account Bonus at a NJ/PA/DE Bank (The Bank/Fulton) - Update
9th5.00% 5-Month CD at a California CU (Central State).
5.00% 9-Month CD at a Massachusetts Bank (Hyde Park Savings).
6.00% 7-Month CD at a Washington CU - $10K Max (Group Health).
7.00% 7-Month CD at a Texas CU - $7K Max (Premier America).
Premier America Still Advertising 7% 7-Month 7K-Max CD in Houston.
5.02% 48-Month CD at a Florida CU (Envision).
5.20% 29-Month / 5.00% 9-Month CD at an Indiana CU (North Park Community).
5.00% 60-Month CD at a Virginia CU (PortAlliance).
5.27% 60-Month / 5.01% 24-Month CD at a Texas CU (Baptist).
4.85% 13-Month CD at a Colorado CU (Elevations).
4.55% 12-Month / 4.50% 60-Month CD at a Northern FL Credit Union (Florida Telco).
8th4.70% 18-Month CD at California Credit Union - Easy Membership.
$200 Bonus for a Chase Business Checking Account
5th5.00% 6-Month CD at a Texas CU - with an add-on feature (Amplify).
Update on LaSalle Bank's $100 Checking Account Bonus
4thOneUnited Cuts Online Savings Account Rate to 5.15% APY
$50 Cash Bonus for Compass Bank Checking Account in Texas and Alabama
3rdNew Chase $125 Checking Account Bonus - Update
7.00% 7-Month CD at a Virginia/DC Credit Union - $7K Max (State Department).
2nd10% 7-Month CD ($1K Max) and $50 Direct Deposit Bonus at SoCal CU (Wescom).
5.10% 9-Month CD at a California CU - Easy Membership (E-Central).
5.15% 6-Month / 5.15% 11-Month CD at a California CU - and up to 5.30% (Los Angeles).
5.20% 7-Month CD at a California CU (1st United).
5.10% 7-Month / 5.00% 12-Month CD at a Dallas Bank (Equity).
5.31% 13-Month CD at a MD/SC/MA Credit Union (Market USA).
LA Financial Still Listing a 5.75% 13-Month CD Promotion.
5.00% 24-Month CD at a Colorado Bank (Community Banks of Colorado).
5.00% 15-Month / 5.00% 60-Month CD at a Rhode Island CU (Greenwood).
5.09% 24-Month / 5.09% 60-Month CD at a California Bank (Savings Bank of Mendocino County).
5.65% 60-Month / 5.30% 12-Month CD at a Utah CU (Intermountain).
5.00% 7-Month / 5.10% 4-Month CD at a California CU (USE).
5.00% 36-Month / 5.00% 84-Month CD at a Texas CU (SACU).
5.00% 60-Month / 4.86% 12-Month CD at a New York CU (LOMTO).
5.25% 8-Month CD at a California CU (Santa Clara County).
5.00% 60-Month / 4.90% 12-Month CD at a Georgia CU (Atlanta Postal).
5.00% 60-Month / 4.85% 12-Month CD at Philadelphia Federal Credit Union.
5.08% 60-Month / 4.78% 12-Month CD at a Virginia CU (Fort Lee).
5.15% 9-Month CD at a Missouri Bank (Farmers State Bank).
Expired: 5.26% 36-Month CD at an Illinois Credit Union (Scott)
5.10% 5-Month CD at a California CU - easy membership (NuVision).
5.05% 60-Month / 4.75% 12-Month CD at a Colorado CU (Bellco).
5.33% 54-Month CD at an Ohio/Pennsylvania CU (Sun Federal).
5.20% 18-Month CD at a Tennessee CU (Old Hickory).
1st5.00% 60-Month CD at Justice FCU - Easy Membership
Rate Cuts Hit the Nation's Best Reward Checking Account
New PenFed CD Rates - Down But Still Competitive

January 2008

30thThursday is Last Day for 5.75% 13-Month CD at LA Financial Credit Union
Fed Cuts Rate by 50 Basis Points - Prepare for Another Round of Savings Account and CD Rate Cuts
5.15% 7-Month CD at Indymac Bank
29thCapital One's 4.00% 12-month Checking Account Deal in Central Texas Ends Thursday
5.25% 9-Month Add-On CD Still Available at Money One FCU (easy membership)
First US Bank Failure of 2008
5.05% 5-Month CD Special at Wachovia in Some States
27th5.10% 3-Month CD at Countrywide in CA, 5.00% In Some Other States
$100 Checking Account Bonus with DD at Flagstar Bank
26th5.20% 12-Month / 5.35% 5-Month CD at an Illinois Bank (Evergreen Private).
5.30% 48-Month / 5.15% 24-Month CD at an Ohio Credit Union (TPS).
5.10% 60-Month / 5.00% 36-Month CD at a New York CU (Bethpage).
5.00% 10-Month CD at a Colorado CU (Boulder Valley).
5.20% 11-Month CD at a Washington State Bank (The Bank of Washington).
5.21% 6-Month / 5.21% 11-Month CD at a Michigan CU (Consumers).
5.50% 3-Month CD at a Los Angeles Bank (California Business).
5.00% 12-Month CD at a Dallas Bank - plus $77 Checking Bonus (Century).
5.27% 15-Month CD at a Carolina CU (Carolina Telco).
5.28% 12-Month / 5.05% 24-Month at a Texas CU (Soltex).
5.12% 18-Month / 5.12% 36-Month CD at a New Jersey CU (Garden Savings).
5.22% 12-Month / 5.22% 24-Month CD at a New York CU (LOMTO).
5.15% 60-Month / 5.05% 36-Month CD at a South Carolina Bank (CoastalStates).
5.01% 15-Month / 5.15% 60-Month CD at a North Carolina CU - easy membership (Coastal).
5.15% 60-Month / 5.00% 36-Month CD at a Pennsylvania CU (Freedom).
5.10% 36-Month / 5.20% 60-Month CD at a Pennsylvania CU (Tri County Area).
5.25% 60-Month / 5.09% 36-Month CD at an Illinois Credit Union (GCS).
5.25% 60-Month CD at an Ohio CU (Kemba).
5.25% 60-Month / 5.00% 13-Month CD at a Chicago Bank (Broadway).
5.35% 60-Month CD at a Florida CU - and other deals (First Florida).
5.44% 60-Month / 5.18% 12-Month CD at a Utah CU (Deseret First).
25th5.25% 13-Month and 7-Month CD at Superior Savings of New England
Update on Alliant Credit Union and its 5.40% CDs
Update on Alliant Credit Union and Their Field of Membership
23rd5.00% 6-Month CD at a Tampa Bank - plus $50 Checking Bonus (Central Bank)
22ndA Surprise Fed Rate Cut of 75 Basis Points
20th$100 Checking Account Bonus at Fifth Third Bank
19th5.25% 35-Month CD at an Alabama/Georgia Bank (CharterBank).
18thLarge Rate Cuts on Countrywide Bank's Savings Account and CDs
17thUpdate on WaMu's Savings for Success Account
16thRate Cuts Continue at Online Banks - UmbrellaBank, UFB Direct, ING Direct
15th5.00% 12-Month / 5.00% 6-Month CD at a California Bank (Temecula Valley).
14thNew Chase $125 Checking Account Bonus
13thChecking Account Bonuses ($100 Personal/$200 Business) at Sovereign Bank
12th5.50% 25-Month / 5.30% 7-Month CD at Key Bank in Some States
6.00% Money Market Promotion at a Pennsylvania Bank (Beneficial)
11th5.25% 48-Month CD and Money Market Special at National City Bank
5.13 12-Month CD at a California CU (Valley Oak)
It's Official. Bank of America is Buying Countrywide
10thEmigrant Direct Lowers Savings Account Rate
9th$200 Bonus for Business Checking and $100 for Personal Checking at Comerica Bank
More Savings Account Rate Cuts - UFB Direct, Capital One
8thMore Concerns about Countrywide
5.10% 24-Month CD at New Hampshire Federal Credit Union
7thNew $25 Bonus for E*TRADE Bank's Complete Savings Account
5.50% 4-Month Internet CD Special at Indymac Bank
4thSaturday Is Last Day for Patelco's 5.50% 9-Month CD
3rd$75 Checking Account Bonus at a Wachovia Branch in Texas Plus Reminder of Wachovia's Nationwide $50 Bonus
2nd5.30% Money Market Promotion at a Florida Bank (Sun American)

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