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Best Interest Rates in May: Savings, CDs and Mortgages

A slowdown in the housing market and falling yields on benchmark Treasurys drove mortgage rates down to their lowest level since late 2013. More 

Why You Need to Sell Your High-Yield Bond ETF NOW

The downside potential far outweighs any remaining upside in high yield bonds. If you own high-yield bond ETFs such as HYG and JNK, now is the time to sell. More 

The One Reason a Stock Market Crash Simply Won’t Happen

Everyone loves making headlines predicting the next stock market crash, but they apparently don't like being right. The Fed's near-zero rate policy ensures that the bull market can continue for at least another year. More 

Don’t Sweat the Fed

For all the attention given to Federal Reserve policy, the Fed has little latitude to surprise the financial markets in 2014. More 

Best Interest Rates in January: CDs, Money Markets and Mortgages

January was a great month for folks seeking the best interest rates. Rates tumbled along with the market, making mortgages and other loan products cheaper. More 

December Rate Roundup: CDs, Money Markets and Mortgages

Yields on savings accounts and CDs finally rose, but they hardly kept pace with rising mortgage rates More