Los Angeles CD Rates Survey for the week March 12, 2012

Written by: PrimaLoans Staff

According to a recent Primerates.com survey conducted on March 12, 2012 of Los Angeles CD rates offered by the area banks & credit unions, Los Angeles’ largest financial institutions offered short-term savers 6 month CD’s between rates of 0.05% at Wells Fargo (www.wellsfargo.com), and 0.70% at Onewest Bank (www.owb.com). Onewest Bank (www.owb.com) is also offering the highest 2-year and 5-year CD rates, with a return of 1.00% CD and 1.54% CD respectively.

CD’s are typically insured up to $250,000 by the FDIC. As CD’s mature, banks typically re-price the rates on deposits. Make sure that you track when your CD’s mature so that you can roll them over into new CD’s and keep your money working as hard as possible.

Banks 6 month 1 year 2 year 3 year 4 year 5 year
Bank of America 0.30% 0.35% 0.40% 0.60% 0.85% 1.09%
Wells Fargo 0.05% 0.05% 0.40% 0.90% 1.15% 1.15%
Union Bank 0.20% 0.30% 0.50% 0.60% 1.00% 1.49%
JP Morgan Chase 0.20% 0.25% 0.40% 0.50% 0.50% 1.00%
Citibank 0.15% 0.25% 0.30% 0.50% 0.75% 1.00%
Onewest Bank 0.70% 0.85% 1.00% 1.14% 1.24% 1.54%
U S Bank National 0.05% 0.10% 0.40% 0.55% 0.80% 1.14%
Cathay Bank 0.35% 0.50% 0.60% 0.70% 0.70% 0.70%
Comerica Bank 0.10% 0.15% 0.30% 0.40% 0.65% 0.90%

 

Rates from banks, thrifts and credit union were posted on their websites on the date indicated for a $10,000 certificates of deposit meeting the specific holding requirement. Data is believed accurate at time of collection, can change without notice, and will vary. Contact a specific institution for current rates.


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