11.28.16
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Should You Invest Your Short-Term Savings?

A lot of people hate the idea of keeping money in a savings account. They feel like it’s just sitting there, earning next to nothing,

11.10.16
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Buying a House? How to Save for a Down Payment

Saving for a new home has just become easier. Both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac say they will now buy mortgages with as little as

11.02.16

Vanguard Review

Vanguard is an excellent choice for investors thinking about retirement, but if you intend to actively trade, you can find a better deal elsewhere. is

10.07.16

Best Money Market Accounts for 2016

The best money market accounts (MMAs) can be a great low-risk investment for building that emergency fund or storing extra cash. They offer better interest

09.26.16
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Best Online Brokers for Beginners

Meet the Author Jeff Reeves is a financial commentator with 20 years of newsroom and stock market experience. His work has appeared in numerous finance

09.26.16
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What is Your Biggest ‘Savings Win’ So Far This Year?

With the fall season in full swing, it’s only natural to take a closer look at our financial goals for this year. There are only

09.22.16
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Best Roth IRA Accounts for 2016

Many people default to using a financial advisor to set up and manage their Roth IRA, and if you have a complex financial situation, that’s probably

09.16.16
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Best Cheap Car Insurance for Teens for 2016

Car insurance for teens, by definition, isn’t cheap. Little driving experience and a statistically higher chance of accidents makes teens a big risk to insurers,

09.02.16
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What Is a CD or Certificate of Deposit?

If you’re looking for a place to stash your money for a longer period of time than a regular checking or savings account, you may

Best Hotel Credit Cards for 2016

The best hotel credit cards have a lot more to offer than just valuable benefits for loyalty members; they can also take the sting out

08.19.16
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Best Savings Account in 2016

Looking for places to grow your money without much risk is difficult these days, but finding the best savings account might be a good place

08.19.16
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The Best High-Interest Savings Accounts Online for 2016

Don’t expect the savings accounts at your brick-and-mortar bank to notice that the Federal Reserve raised interest rates. Rates have been at historic lows for years

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Best Online Stock Trading Brokers for 2016

I’ve had an online stock trading account since I was 13 years old. I’ve used at least a dozen of the best online stock trading

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Best Cash Back Credit Cards for 2016

The best cash back credit cards can help you earn money for common purchases. With cash back cards, you earn a certain percentage of cash

Best Travel Credit Card for 2016

The best travel rewards credit cards can help you save money on airfare, hotels, and general travel. All of the top travel cards we list

Best Airline Credit Cards of 2016

The best airline credit cards help you earn free flights, seat upgrades, and more. If you travel consistently on the same airline, the right airline

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Best Rewards Credit Cards of 2016

We’ve been writing about rewards credit cards for years because we believe in getting paid back for the money you spend. There are so many

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Best Balance Transfer Credit Cards for 2016

Just by coming to this page, you likely have some understanding of balance transfer credit cards. These cards are best for people who have racked

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