Saturday, May 04, 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
        Towne Bank ($2500) 2.53%
        Foundation Savings Bank 2.52%
        Cottage Savings ($500) 2.50%
        Mt. Washington S&L 2.50%
        Spring Valley Bank 2.50%
        Columbia Savings Bk. ($500) 2.30%
        CenterBank ($500) 2.30%
        Cheviot B&L ($500) 2.25%
        Cincinnati Federal S&L 2.25%
        Franklin Savings ($500) 2.13%
        Winton S&L ($500) 2.00%
        Columbia Savings, Ky 2.00%
        PNC Bank 1.80%
        Lenox Savings Bank ($2500) 1.75%
        Westwd Homestead ($500) 1.60%
        Provident Bank 1.00%

        1-year certificate of deposit
        CenterBank ($500) 3.05%
        Foundation Savings ($500) 3.02%
        Cottage Savings ($500) 3.00%
        Spring Valley Bank 2.85%
        Cheviot B&L ($500) 2.80%
        Cincinnati Federal S&L 2.75%
        Towne Bank ($500) 2.73%
        Mt. Washington S&L 2.60%
        Columbia Savings Bk. ($500) 2.55%
        Franklin Savings ($500) 2.50%
        Winton S&L ($500) 2.50%
        Columbia Savings, Ky. 2.50%
        PNC Bank 2.50%
        Lenox Savings Bank ($500) 2.15%
        Westwd Homestead ($500) 2.00%
        Provident Bank 2.00%

        2-year certificate of deposit
        Columbia Savings, Ky. ($500) 4.00%
        Cottage Savings ($500) 3.75%
        Cincinnati Federal S&L 3.75%
        Foundation Savings ($500) 3.70%
        PNC Bank 3.60%
        CenterBank ($500) 3.50%
        Cheviot B&L ($500) 3.50%
        Spring Valley Bank 3.45%
        Towne Bank ($500) 3.30%
        Franklin Savings ($500) 3.25%
        Lenox Savings Bank ($500) 3.25%
        Columbia Savings Bk. 3.20%
        Provident Bank 3.00%
        Mt. Washington S&L 3.00%
        Winton S&L ($500) 2.75%
        Westwd Homestead ($500) 2.50%

        5-year certificate of deposit
        Westwd Homestead ($500) 5.25%
        Provident Bank 5.25%
        PNC Bank 5.02%
        Foundation Savings ($500) 5.01%
        Cheviot B&L ($500) 5.00%
        Franklin Savings ($500) 4.88%
        Towne Bank ($500) 4.70%
        Columbia Savings Bk. ($500) 4.50%
        CenterBank ($500) 4.50%
        Lenox Savings Bank ($500) 4.50%
        Mt. Washington S&L 4.50%
        Cottage Savings ($500) 4.25%
        Cincinnati Federal S&L 4.25%
        Winton S&L ($500) 3.25%

       



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