To compare certificate of deposit rates with different banks, visit and use its Rates tool to make a comparison of local CD rates. The tool makes it possible for users to find the best high-yield CD rates wi... More »

CD rates are interest rates on certificates of deposit that are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and are sold by banks for defined periods of time, according to When the CD is redeemed, ... More » Business & Finance Personal Banking Bank Accounts

Since certificate of deposit rates depend on location, a person must use to find the rates in a certain area. A person can do this by entering a ZIP code, then viewing local rates. More » Business & Finance Personal Banking Banks

The average rate for a one year certificate of deposit, or CD, offered by a credit union was 0.511% in 2014. CD interest rates can vary, ranging from 0.3% to 1.0% a year. The minimum deposit amount also has an impact. Th... More » Business & Finance Personal Banking

A chart of Discover Bank certificate of deposit rates is available at Hovering over the All Products and Services link and then clicking on CDs underneath the Banking heading provides current rates for vari... More » Business & Finance Personal Banking

Chartway Federal Credit Union, Connexus Credit Union and CIT Bank pay the highest rates on certificate of deposit, or CD accounts, ranging from 1.19 percent to 1.30 percent, compounded both quarterly and daily. Other ban... More » Business & Finance Personal Banking

Obtain the highest interest rates on a deposit by using online tools to compare rates from different banks, focusing on long-term accounts such as CDs, and researching alternative banking institutions. It may also be pos... More » Business & Finance Personal Banking