This is a look at some of the best interest rates for deposits and loans from national banks and lenders.   (Surveyed Monday afternoon March 1, 2010)  For Daily Mortgage Rate Updates see http://www.moneycafe.com/personal/featured/homerefinanceloans.htm

       Bank Savings Account 1 Year CD 3 Year CD
Ally Bank 1.39% 1.59% 2.49%
American Express 1.50% 1.50% 2.25%
Discover Bank 1.35% 1.60% 2.50%
Dollar Savings 1.40%    
EverBank 1.51% 1.49% 2.20%
HSBC Advance 1.10% 1.01% 1.60%
ING Direct 1.15% 1.25% 1.50%
WT Direct 1.26%    
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Rates are APY (Annual Percentage Yield)
Assumption: $10,000 deposit

Mortgage

Lender

  5/1
 Adjustable Rate
30 Year
Fixed Rate
Bank of America   3.463% 5.031%
Chase Mortgage   3.466% 5.050%
Citibank Mortgage     5.060%
GMAC Mortgage   3.617% 4.884%
Quicken Loans   3.525% 4.940%
Wells Fargo   3.519% 5.065%
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Rates are APR (Annual Percentage Rate)
Assumptions when available:  $320,000 conforming loan,
20% down, excellent credit, documented income,
priced with approximately 1 point loan cost (+/- .50 point)
California property  (Rates typically surveyed between Friday and Monday)