California Banking Rates

Best CD Rates in California: February 24, 2011

Certificates of deposit are popular among investors because they tend to offer higher interest rates than traditional savings accounts. However, not all CD rates are competitive with other deposit accounts.

California Banking Rates compiles rates data from a database of over 3,000 banks and credit unions to bring you the most up-to-date CD rate information and help you find the best accounts.

How to Get the Best CD Rates in California

Currently, the average 6 month CD rate in California is [accountaverage type=”6″] APY, while 12 month CDs are [accountaverage type=”12″] APY and 24 month CDs average [accountaverage type=”24″] APY. Look for financial institutions offering rates that exceed these averages to decide where the best CD rates are.

Banks and Credit Unions with the Highest CD Rates in [location]

Of course, if you don’t want to spend the time and energy looking for the top CD rates in California yourself, you can start with our list of banks and credit unions currently offering the highest CD rates.

Top 6-Month CD Rate

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Best One Year CD Rate

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Highest 2-Year CD Rate

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Remember that you have plenty of choices when it comes to certificate of deposit accounts, so be sure you make the most of your money by choosing an account with a high rate. Not all CDs are created equal, but you can rely on [location] Banking Rates to bring you all the top rate information you need. You can also get contact information for any of the above banks, as well as the other financial institutions in your area, by viewing our list of California banks.