Savings Archive

Why Past Performance Doesn't Equal Future Success

April 9, 2014

Investment professionals love to display past returns, but there are numerous ways for them to tilt the picture in their favor.

Why Investors Should Focus More on Company Earnings

March 26, 2014

Want to make more businesslike decisions for your portfolio? Then don't ignore this number in your planning.

Retirement Planning for the 21st Century

March 20, 2014

A radically different investment environment calls for a new set of assumptions on retirement planning.

How to Successfully Manage Your Money in Retirement

March 5, 2014

Retirement saving may stop when you leave the workforce, but the challenge of successfully managing your financial affairs continues.

MyRA: Will It Bolster Retirement Savings Rates?

February 12, 2014

This new vehicle aims to help grow Americans' nest eggs, but a close look at the benefits raises some questions.

Why Consumers Still Behave Like the Recession Never Ended

January 6, 2014

The economy continues to show signs of new strength, but few consumers appear to be feeling prosperous.

Could the Economy Withstand a Rising Federal Funds Rate?

December 11, 2013

Concerned about the prospect of a higher federal funds rate? Here's how the economy and stock market have fared during past rate climbs.

Are Higher Interest Rates Good or Bad?

September 18, 2013

While rising interest rates can create panic in financial markets, they can also come with some significant benefits.

How to Prepare Your Finances for a New Baby

August 28, 2013

If you haven't checked what it costs to raise a child today, you may be in for a shock. Here's how new parents can prepare their finances.

Turning Saving Into an Investment Strategy

August 19, 2013

When returns are low across the board, this approach can help keep your financial goals on track.

5 Social Security tips for couples

Your child isn't Prince George? Save for these 4 things

5 basic money errors retirees make

How retirement planning is like evolution

Preparing for Social Security: a 7-point checklist

6 tough questions to ask before retiring

Generation X: Don't approach retirement like your peers

7 money moves for an improving economy

Cosigning a student loan? Not so fast

5 financial gifts Dad really wants

6 red flags of a bad financial planner

Want an allowance, kids? Be ready to earn it

8 money moves for new graduates

Considering a pension advance? Ask these 5 questions

5 calamities that wreck retirements

Is Mom saving enough for retirement?

Your retirement vs. low interest rates

The most important financial skill children can learn?

6 questions to ask at tax time

Taking apart the stock market

5 questionable uses for a tax refund

5 reasons to prioritize savings today

Curing the financial FLU

How to confront your retirement worries

Are your deposits still insured?

5 reasons to consider an online bank

The 11 biggest retirement lies we tell ourselves

8 smart uses for a year-end bonus

5 steps to fresh financial start in 2013

7 timely ways to save in 2013

Banking outlook 2013: 8 things to watch

Avoiding your own fiscal cliff

6 holidays gifts that make financial sense

The upside of retirement worries

Hurricane Sandy's financial impact

Is Congress ruining your stock performance?

6 ways to bear-proof your retirement

5 purchases you shouldn't skimp on

Fine with a small salary? Your retirement may not be

Cures for the ordinary savings account blues

Your savings account's new best friend

4 new rules for asset allocation

A flicker of hope for savings account rates

5 unusual saving strategies

Are Americans 'winging' their retirement plans?

How lackluster job growth affects your finances

5 saving strategies for a slow economy

Are consumers' finances worse than their health?

Infographic: Attack of the Debt Monkey

Getting more from your student loan investment

May marks a tough month for savers

The bright side for deposit accounts

5 essentials facts on the Greek currency crisis

Are low interest rates causing low savings rates?

Latest jobs report: Even worse than it seems

GDP report sends chills through the economy

Where the jobs are: 5 states leading the recovery

7 Social Security Sins

Putting the 'aged' in engaged: Financial tips for late marriages

5 last-minute tax mistakes

Financial wisdom in 140 characters or less

The financial wisdom of children

Quiz: Are you a good financial role model?

5 lessons an allowance can teach

7 ways to straighten your boomerang child

Should your DNA affect your retirement planning?

5 pieces of banking wisdom to ignore

Give the Lovers Account this Valentine's

Maximizing retirement investment returns

5 tips for older job seekers

4 ways to refocus your savings resolutions

Stories that will shape 2012 for deposits

2011: The year of buck-passing

Bank outlook 2012

New website takes social approach to personal finance

How to save $5,000 in 2012

Protect your savings from the holidays

How to talk finances with an aging parent

5 ways to improve your budget in 2012

Places never to store your cash

How to beat pessimism, boost savings

5 gifts for world leaders

Will the anti-bank movement hurt savings account rates?

What to do when a relative hasn't paid you back

Money Talks: Tackling tough money conversations with loved ones

Mixed messages: Debt falls alongside savings rates

Finding a good home for your savings accounts

Bank closings slow to a steady downpour

How to close the retirement gap

Should you wait to take Social Security?

Bank trick or treat

The seven ages of saving

Is the Consumer Price Index out of harmony?

7 things to do before you retire

Is this the beginning of the end for local bank branches?

Adjusting your savings plan in retirement

Latest shocker for savings account rates: 10-year Treasuries slip below 2 percent

Why are retirement savings rates falling again?

Loan growth: A hopeful sign for savings account rates, or a mirage?

Will today's pain be tomorrow's gain for savings account rates?

Still holding for a rise in savings account interest rates

An ugly time for savings account rates

4 alternatives to early 401(k) withdrawals

Bank failure rates show signs of easing

6 reasons to keep working on savings rates

What does Ben Bernanke have in store for your savings account?

The retirement savings crapshoot: 5 ways to improve your odds

Why banks don't want your money: 5 ways banks discourage savings

Reality sinks in: Retirement survey reflects sagging confidence levels

Investor jitters could put more pressure on savings account rates

Are low savings account interest rates feeding a bubble in stocks?

The future of savings rates: Is Generation Y too reluctant to spend?

Savings rates suffer when perception and reality don't meet

Boost savings rates with a voluntary cost-of-living freeze

Savings account interest rates seem numb to recent inflation trend

How high should personal savings rates go - an international perspective

3 tips for using your tax refund to jump start saving

Savings rates and retirement: How can women in the workplace get ahead?

Higher savings account rates: Is the future getting closer?

Savings rates: Are we there yet?

America Saves Week 2011 Feb. 20-27

How good is your crystal ball? Coping with 4 retirement uncertainties

Middle class savings rates: Waiting to win the retirement lottery?

Hazard to your health: Government policies on savings rates should carry a warning label

An FDIC pop quiz: What do you know about protecting your savings?

Will business loans rescue savings account interest rates?

Attention shoppers: Don't let savings rates slip this holiday season

4 rewards for saving money besides earning interest

The Apocalypse has been postponed -- time to work on those savings rates

Will a bump in bank earnings translate to higher savings account interest rates?

Who are you going to believe about the economy?

Savings rates vs. stimulus: a national and a personal debate

The recession is over -- is it safe for savings account rates to rise now?

Savings account rates and security could be boosted by new banking rules

Thanksgiving: A time for families, relationships -- and relationship banking?

6 positive steps towards better savings rates

Savings account rates might need foreign demand to break the economic stalemate

6 ways to boost savings rates when your kids are back in college

Building savings rates is like building financial muscle

Could jumbo loans hold the key to higher savings account rates?

Another blow to savings rates? Tax cuts could be next victim of the weak economy

Financial shocks: good or bad for savings accounts?

Savings account rates may dictate a new checking account strategy

What kind of saver are you? 8 different types of people who accumulate money.

10 steps to a comfortable retirement

Savings account rates and the employment watch

How the gender gap thrives in retirement -- and what women can do about it

The key to financial wellbeing in retirement

Low inflation benefits savers

Savings is a Good Habit-So Start Teaching Early

Savings Accounts: Resist the Urge to Reduce Your Savings

Five Savings Habits to Keep Once the Recession is Over

Nature, Nurture, and Savings Rates

Savings Account Shoppers Reap Rewards on MoneyRates.com

Living Without Savings Accounts and Checking Accounts

Online Savings Account Rates Without the Risk: Ten Tips from the FDIC

Savings Account Rates Suffer from Continued Sag in Housing Demand

Despite Higher Savings Rates, Americans Have Much More to Do to Afford Retirement

Financial Fitness: Six Tips from the SEC

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Five Things to Do When your Bank Merges

Is the Fed Hinting at Higher Savings Account Rates to Come?

With Low Savings Account Interest Rates, Did Federal Reserve Really Help Depositors?

MoneyRates Monthly Resolution #2: Direct Deposit Paychecks into Savings or Money Market Accounts

A Tax Refund is a Great Way to Jump-Start Savings Rates

Walking the Savings Rates Tightrope

Shopping for Savings Account Rates Gets a New Wrinkle from the FDIC

Optimistic Signs for Savings Account Rates

Savings Account Rates Deserve New Scrutiny as Inflation Returns

Savings Account Rates Actually Look Stronger As Yield Curve Steepens

Savings Account Rates vs. Four Popular Alternatives

Savings Rates Must Account for Low Bank Rates and Rising Inflation

Savings Rates Will Get Little Help from Bank Reform Proposal

Low Bank Rates an Indirect Effect of Bank Failures

Savings Account Interest Rates Do Not Yet Share Gold Investors' View of Inflation

Savings Rates Are Determined by Developing the Right Habits and Principles

Building Your Savings Rate Helps Make You Eligible for Higher Bank Rates

Even with Low Bank Rates, Higher Savings Rates are the Best Protection

Savings Account Rates Yet to Be Affected by Economic Optimism

Savings Account Interest Rates May Be Set to Rise

MoneyRates.com Can Help Even Procrastinators Build Savings

Effect of Proposed Banking Regulation on Savings Account Interest Rates

Savings Accounts: A Logical Companion to Your Investment Strategy

Savings Account Rates Are Only Part of What Goes Into Choosing A Bank

You Can Improve Your Savings Account Even as Average Savings Account Rates Languish

It's Time For Generation Y to Get Acquainted with Savings Accounts

Savings Account Interest Rates Kept Low by Federal Reserve Policy

One Percent Makes All The Difference

Savings Accounts Play a Role Through All Stages of Building Wealth

Watch How Quickly Your Savings Account Interest Rate Reacts to Changes in Market Rates