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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading personal finance website GOBankingRates identified the highest five-year CD rates in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Consumers seeking a safe place to grow capital typically find certificates of deposit have higher yields than regular savings accounts.
"CD rates vary geographically because local institutions are pursuing different goals," said Amanda Garcia of GOBankingRates. "Local CD rates depend on several factors, including the current lending environment, available capital and level of competition for deposits among financial intuitions."
GOBankingRates also compared the average Fort Lauderdale CD rate against state and national averages.
Average CD Rates
10 Highest Five-Year CD Rates in Fort Lauderdale
City County Credit Union's CD is notable for offering a variety of options based on membership level; the more accounts members hold, the higher rate they will receive.
About This Study
This study surveyed base rates for interest-bearing CD accounts with an assumed deposit of $10,000 from financial intuitions in Broward County as of Feb. 4, 2014. Data was compiled from the GOBankingRates interest rate database, which in partnership with Informars.com, aggregates interest rate data from more than 4,000 financial institutions.
Rates could change at any time. Other conditions might apply. This information has been obtained from various financial institutions and accuracy cannot be guaranteed.
GOBankingRates is a personal finance website that connects consumers with the best interest rates nationwide. Its editors have been featured on several top media outlets, including U.S. News, Yahoo! Finance, Forbes, The Street, Huffington Post and more.
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