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6 big excuses retirement savers need to stop telling themselves August 25, 2015
There are plenty of excuses for not saving for retirement, but most of them don't stand up to much scrutiny.
Featured Stories Archive
5 smart signs you are taking on good debt
August 17, 2015
5 ways to avoid early withdrawal penalties on your CD
August 06, 2015
Research Center Archive
Chase Bank: Leader in customer service and financial tech August 26, 2015
Chase Bank, owned by JPMorgan Chase, is a leading consumer bank with numerous distinctions for customer service.Read More
- MoneyRates.com Interest Rate Comparison Tool
August 24, 2015
- Bank Fees Survey Mid-2015: No escape from rising checking account fees
August 21, 2015
- America's Best Rates Q2 2015: Persistently low bank rates call for action by consumers
July 28, 2015
- America's Best Rates 1Q 2015: Updated June 24, 2015
June 24, 2015
Ask The Expert Archive
How can my business get a loan with no credit history? August 27, 2015
A new business may not have much credit history, but owners can fall back on other resources to obtain financing.Read More
- Direct deposit into savings or checking?
August 26, 2015
- Are step-up CDs a good choice if the Fed raises interest rates?
August 12, 2015
- Is there a middle ground between low-return deposit accounts and high-risk stocks?
August 03, 2015
- I have no credit history. Why am I considered a bad risk?
July 17, 2015
Credit Cards Archive
9 questions to ask before taking on debt April 24, 2015
Borrowing money can be too easy at times, but asking some challenging questions can help you stop it from becoming too much of a habit.Read More
Money Market Archives
Fearing a Fed rate hike? Make these 5 moves April 09, 2015
Preparing your finances in advance of any Fed announcements can help you avoid being caught flat-footed when rates finally climb.Read More
- Batter up! 9 'players' for your investment line-up
April 01, 2015
- Home-field advantage: 7 reasons to favor US stocks
March 23, 2015
- 7 straightforward rules for asset allocation
March 18, 2015
- Shareholder rights: Are you a shark, lion or sheep?
February 25, 2015
How to plan for retirement when unsure about your future life expectancy August 13, 2015
Read about how uncertainty impacts various methods of planning retirement spending.Read More
- 3 reasons why automatic 401(k) enrollment may not be enough for retirement saving
August 10, 2015
- Negative interest rates: Even worse than they seem?
March 11, 2015
- Dying broke: A worthwhile retirement goal?
February 11, 2015
- 7 reasons to fire your bank in 2015
February 03, 2015
CD Rates Archive
5 reasons why CDs are perfect for low risk investors August 14, 2015
CDs are perfect for low risk investors because they offer a guarantee of principal along with a fixed interest rate and predictable cash flow.Read More
- 6 essential truths on today's CD rates
October 16, 2014
- 5 factors that could drive interest rates higher
July 16, 2014
- Why inflation is still a threat to your retirement
June 25, 2014
- Bonds vs. CDs: A secure-investment showdown
June 12, 2014
Amid historically low rates, is real estate a good investment? January 29, 2015
Recent declines in mortgage rates may generate enthusiasm for real estate investments, but there are reasons to be skeptical of this.Read More
6 reasons to rethink where you bank May 05, 2014
Banking has changed over time, and it's likely your banking needs have too. Here's why you may want to reconsider where you're at today.Read More
- Best banks 2013: Should you switch?
November 12, 2013
- 4 signs of money immaturity in teens
August 28, 2013
- Walmart's Bluebird card: Has checking met its match?
November 02, 2012
- Why one bank is switching to a single overdraft fee
May 24, 2011
Where to look beyond the Fed for signs of life from stagnant bank rates July 30, 2015
With no action from the Fed on interest rates, consumers should look elsewhere for signs of rising rates.Read More