Rate Comparisons and Popular Banks

Sunday, May 21, 2006

Here are two Web sites to help you compare interest rates:

· Fatwallet.com has a forum where users post the best interest rates they have seen along with links to discussions about the financial institutions involved. http://www.fatwallet.com/t/52/437553/

· Bankrate.com tracks average interest rates for all sorts of financial products, including home mortgages and certificates of deposits. To view average rates for checking and money-market accounts, click on http://www.bankrate.com/brm/rate/chk_sav_home.asp .

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Many banks now offer high-yield savings, checking and money-market accounts on the Internet. Among the most popular are:

· Bank of Internet at http://www.bankofinternet.com

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