Looking to park some money in a low-risk investment? Here are some of the best rates on 1-year certificates of deposits, which are paying in the neighborhood of 5 percent these days. The lenders have either four- or five-star ratings for financial strength from Bankrate.com.
|Centennial Bank (800-251-0705)||5.35|
|Excel National Bank (888-392-5265)||5.27|
|*As of July 4. Source: Bankrate.com|