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Old 10-01-2006, 04:00 PM   #1
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I just ran across a website I had not seen before that claims to provide a “…comprehensive set of resources and tools to earn higher, safe returns on your cash.” The site ( www.bestcashcow.com ) isn't very slick in appearance, but it does have information on the following types of cash investments, including reasonably current interest rate comparisons for the best rates in each category:

Online Savings & Money Market Accounts
Money Market funds
Auction rate securities
Variable Rate Demand Notes
Certificates of Deposit
Treasury Bonds
- Series I Bonds
- TIPS
Agency Bonds
Municipal Bonds
Commercial Paper Accounts
Federal Credit Union Accounts

I did note that the information on CD rates at CU's is as of September 24, and it is as of September 28 for Banks, so it isn't updated daily.


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Old 10-01-2006, 06:26 PM   #2
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this is an interesting site, which i visit occasionally. more current, however, are fatwallet (for CDs and MMs) and bankdeals

http://www.fatwallet.com/t/52/437553/
http://www.fatwallet.com/t/52/320690/
http://bankdeals.blogspot.com/
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I keep my cash allocation in Vanguard's Prime Money Market - It's beat 99% of the money markets over the past ten years. Currently yielding around 5.1% - I haven't checked in a while....
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