Recently, there's been no reason to pay much attention to how you store your cash — it doesn't earn enough interest to worry about. That's about to change.
by: Philip Brewer | channel: Banking
Everyone needs an emergency fund, but with interest rates on savings accounts so low, where should you keep this money? Here are your options.
by: Matt Bell | channel: Banking
It's easy to find books and articles on how to manage your money to support your long-term goals. You can read a lot about stocks and bonds, retirement accounts, investing in gold
by: Philip Brewer | channel: Personal Finance, Budgeting
The conventional reason for investing in the stock market--perhaps offered with a bit less confidence now that we're in the midst of a stock market crash--is, "It offers higher ret
by: Philip Brewer | channel: Investment
The key thing to know about the Temporary Guarantee Program for Money Market Funds that the Treasury announced 10 days ago is that it only guarantees the money that you had in the
by: Philip Brewer | channel: Personal Finance
Early this morning, the Treasury announced deposit insurance for money market mutual funds, provided that the fund pays a fee. The money to provide the insurance will come from th
by: Philip Brewer | channel: Consumer Affairs, Insurance, Investment
For thirty years, people have treated money funds as being just as safe as a bank. On the rare occasions when money fund management made a bad investment, they've voluntarily coug
by: Philip Brewer | channel: Consumer Affairs, Investment
As America’s love affair with self-investing continues to grow, so does our fascination with tax-free accounts. Don’t believe me? See for yourself.
by: Kate Luther | channel: Personal Finance, Investment, Taxes
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