Where to find the best CD rate?

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bisbicos
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Where to find the best CD rate?

Postby bisbicos » Thu Sep 06, 2012 9:06 pm

Hey guys im looking to put about 6,000 into a CD, however I was looking for the highest interest rate. Currently Im getting 1.24% from my Tiaa Direct saving account. Also I want a 2 year CD.

any help or advice is appreciated.
Credit Cards
American Express: Fidelity Rewards (2% cash back) 9.5k
Zync NPSL
Discover: Discover More (5% rotating categories) 12k
Mastercard: Chase Freedom (5% rotating categories) 4.6k
Visa: Citi Forward (5x pts on restaurants) 15.7k
Citi Dividend (5% rotating categories) 5.6
Capital One Journey (1.25% cash back) 1.25k
BofA AAA (5% on gas) 2.5k
PenFed Platinum Rewards (5% on gas 3% groceries) 7.5k

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Postby djrez4 » Fri Sep 07, 2012 6:11 am

I generally use http://www.bankrate.com/ to compare rates. Their CD rate checked includes local as well as national banks. A quick search looks like they can't do much better than your savings account, though. Maybe someone has a better suggestion.
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Postby DavidNY » Fri Sep 07, 2012 7:36 am

You might want to check out reward checking accounts, but there are hoops to use one successfully.

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Postby bisbicos » Fri Sep 07, 2012 1:41 pm

Thanks guys. Imma look into some of those 3.00% checking accounts
Credit Cards
American Express: Fidelity Rewards (2% cash back) 9.5k
Zync NPSL
Discover: Discover More (5% rotating categories) 12k
Mastercard: Chase Freedom (5% rotating categories) 4.6k
Visa: Citi Forward (5x pts on restaurants) 15.7k
Citi Dividend (5% rotating categories) 5.6
Capital One Journey (1.25% cash back) 1.25k
BofA AAA (5% on gas) 2.5k
PenFed Platinum Rewards (5% on gas 3% groceries) 7.5k

Future Cards
US Bank Cash +
Chase Ink



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