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Emigrant Direct is Latest to Break 5%

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Some of you may have heard already, but over the weekend, Emigrant Direct raised the interest offered on its savings account, resulting in 5.0% APY. They’re trailing the leader, HSBC Direct, by only 5 basis points (0.05 percentage points).

Updated February 6, 2012 and originally published July 5, 2006. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.

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avatar samh_

I like the chart of savings rates. Keep up the good work!

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avatar Emily

Whatever happened to that new web site that Emigrant was going to put up?

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avatar Luke Landes

I haven’t heard anything more about it yet.

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