Online banks that offer some the best high-yield savings accounts include MySavingsDirect, Synchrony, Ally, Barclays and Discover, according to the Simple Dollar. These banks offer annual percentage yields of between 0.95 and 1.25, which are higher than the national average rate of 0.09 percent, as
Customers can view current Chase interest rates for savings accounts by visiting the home page, clicking on the Savings Account link and clicking on the Interest Rates link, states Chase. Chase offers several savings options, including the Chase Savings, Chase Plus Savings and Certificates of Deposi
An individual can maximize the yield on his savings account by taking advantage of promotional rates, new customer specials and demographic specials, states Forbes. One can also register for rewards checking programs that offer higher-than-average interest rates when customers meet certain condition
To close a Chase checking account, go to the Chase website and download the Account Closing Form, and then fill out the information and submit it to the bank. It is important to note that closing a checking account may require a fee, suggests Huffington Post.
Common types of high-yield investments include high-yield bond funds, high-yield stocks and stock funds, real estate investment trusts and peer-to-peer lending sites, according to U.S. News & World Report. These investments offer the potential for more income than investors would earn on bank deposi
Stocks with high dividend yields may be found by using stock screeners, such as those offered by Yahoo! Finance, Google and MSN or by consulting lists compiled by financial publications. Investors must be cautious when selecting high dividend yield stocks. Stocks with the highest yields, above 5 per
Examples of safe high-yield investments include preferred stock, utility stock and fixed annuities, as Money Crashers reports. Brokered certificates of deposit and unit investment trusts are other examples of investments that have low to moderate risk as well as high return yields. Investors can als
To find stocks with a high yield, investors can generate a list of potential companies using an Internet stock screening tool. These can be found on the finance page of search engines like Yahoo and Google, according to For Dummies.
Atlantic Power Corp is a high-yield utility stock with a dividend yield of 12.96 percent in 2014, notes Yahoo Finance. Other utility stocks with high-dividend yields in 2014 were Gas Natural, Pepco Holdings, Hawaiian Electric Industries, TECO Energy and UIL Holdings, according to MarketWatch.
Examples of high yield bonds include Buffalo High Yield Fund, Fidelity Capital and Income Fund, PIA High Yield Fund, Osterweis Strategic Income Fund and Federated High Yield Trust, according to U.S. News & World Report. As of 2015, U.S. News rated the Buffalo High Yield Fund the number 1 in the high