The search for CDs with strong yield rates becomes more challenging when interest rates are on the way down. To help uncover the best CD rates, a number of sites on the World Wide Web keep track of rates offered at different financial institutions.
Interested in doing a bit of CD rate research? You might want to check out one of the following sites:
Bankrate.com at www.bankrate.com. Users should go to "Need a rate?" to find national and local bank CD rates. The site also features a rate trend index measured weekly.
Banx at www.banx.com/banking.asp. Persons can find the best CD rates by amount, location and term.
BauerFinancial.com at www.bauerfinancial.com/cdratewatch.asp. It offers a survey of best rates based on different lengths of maturity.
Money-rates.com at www.money-rates.com/cdrates.htm. The Web site provides a list of banks with best CD rates, by term.