Saturday, February 16, 2002

Rate report




        The following is a sampling of the highest rates available at Greater Cincinnati banks, and savings and loans. Information was provided by each institution and is subject to change. Minimum deposits are $1,000, except where noted. Enquirer research by Shirley Dees:

6-month certificate of deposit
       Institution ... Yield
       Mt. Washington S&L ... 2.60%
       Foundation Savings Bank ... 2.55%
       Towne Bank ($2500) ... 2.53%
       Cottage Savings ($500) ... 2.50%
       Anderson Bank ($500) ... 2.50%
       CenterBank ($500) ... 2.50%
       Spring Valley Bank ... 2.50%
       Columbia Savings Bk. ($500) ... 2.45%
       Eagle Savings Bank ... 2.40%
       Franklin Savings ($500) ... 2.13%
       Westwd Homestead ($500) ... 2.00%
       Columbia Savings Bk., Ky. ... 2.00%
       PNC Bank ... 2.00%
       Provident Bank ... 1.00%

1-year certificate of deposit
       Institution
... Yield
       CenterBank ($500) ... 3.15%
       Spring Valley Bank ... 3.05%
       Foundation Savings ($500) ... 3.01%
       Cottage Savings ($500) ... 3.00%
       Eagle Savings Bank ... 2.90%
       Columbia Savings Bk. ($500) ... 2.75%
       Provident Bank ... 2.75%
       Towne Bank ($500) ... 2.73%
       Mt. Washington S&L ... 2.70%
       Franklin Savings ($500) ... 2.50%
       PNC Bank ... 2.40%
       Westwd Homestead ($500) ... 2.35%
       Columbia Savings Bk., Ky. ... 2.34%
       Anderson Bank ($500) ... 2.25%

2-year certificate of deposit
       Institution
... Yield
       Cottage Savings ($500) ... 3.75%
       Foundation Savings ($500) ... 3.70%
       CenterBank ($500) ... 3.50%
       Provident Bank ... 3.50%
       Columbia Savings Bk. ($500) ... 3.45%
       Spring Valley Bank ... 3.45%
       PNC Bank ... 3.35%
       Towne Bank ($500) ... 3.30%
       Franklin Savings ($500) ... 3.25%
       Eagle Savings Bank ... 3.25%
       Westwd Homestead ($500) ... 3.00%
       Columbia Savings Bk., Ky. ... 3.00%
       Mt. Washington S&L ... 2.80%
       Anderson Bank ($500) ... 2.75%

5-year certificate of deposit
       Institution
... Yield
       Provident Bank ... 5.25%
       Foundation Savings ($500) ... 5.01%
       Westwd Homestead ($500) ... 5.00%
       PNC Bank ... 5.00%
       Franklin Savings ($500) ... 4.88%
       Columbia Savings Bk. ($500) ... 4.70%
       CenterBank ($500) ... 4.50%
       Eagle Savings Bank ... 4.50%
       Towne Bank ($500) ... 4.33%
       Cottage Savings ($500) ... 4.25%
       Mt. Washington S&L ... 4.00%

       



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