Money Market Archive

2018 Outlook for Savings Accounts and Money Market Rates

March 7, 2018

See what it means to consumers as savings account rates, money market rates, CD rates and mortgage rates look likely to rise in 2018.

9 'Players' You Need for a Well-Rounded Portfolio

April 1, 2015

Want a portfolio that will perform from its opening day? Then consider incorporating these key elements.

7 reasons to favor US stocks - Home-field advantage

March 23, 2015

International investing can be a good thing, but there are also valid reasons for maintaining a heavier weighting toward U.S.-based stocks.

seven straightforward rules to follow for asset allocation

March 19, 2015

Asset allocation is a tricky decision and one you can't avoid, so it's wise to be well-informed on the topic.

Shareholder Rights: How Corporate Governance Affects Your Shares

February 25, 2015

Passive investors should take a cue from Wall Street's sharks and lions in recognizing the impact corporate governance can have on share value.

Why Recent Market Volatility Shouldn't Necessarily Worry You

February 21, 2015

As unsettling as recent market volatility might be, a longer-term perspective suggests investors don't necessarily have to worry.

Research Shows Popular Stocks Often Underperform

February 5, 2015

Recent research finds that stocks with the highest turnover tend to also have the lowest future returns.

Seven reasons to worry about plummeting oil prices

January 21, 2015

Lower oil prices have some obvious benefits for the U.S., but they could also bring some problems -- especially as the drop becomes more extreme.

options for today's income investor - Savings and money market accounts

January 16, 2015

Here are some of the pluses and minuses of a variety of today's income-producing investment options.

4 Investment Principles That Mirror Management Principles

January 10, 2015

Managerial responsibilities may seem miles away from investment decisions, but your personal business experience can be an asset in managing stocks.

Want a winning portfolio? Just avoid the biggest loser

6 things investors should know about P2P lending

Share buybacks: A sell signal?

Comparing today's bank account and bond yields

Republican Congress, Democratic president: The best pairing for investors?

The blessing and burden of a strong dollar

Beyond beta: Why investment risk metrics fall short

The sound of speculation

The perils of post-retirement investing

Exposing the myths in mutual funds

Understanding the stock market's nosedive

Tuning out the noise in investing

High on pot stocks? Here's how to not get burned

Shopping for European bonds? Watch your step

What the weakening dollar means to you

Negotiating today's shifting Treasury yields

6 things to consider before opening a 529 plan

A guide to incremental investing

6 ways to protect against investment scams

5 reasons to rethink your retirement income strategy

4 things to know about 401(k) fees

4 positive trends that haven't helped money market accounts

Inflation continues to burn money market rates

About microfinancing

4 tips for tracking down the best money market rates

Investing in bank stocks

4 steps for using money market accounts to build savings

The future of money market rates - what you can expect

Money Market Accounts: 5 Common Restrictions

Jumbo Money Market Account Balances Yield Rewards

Money Market Accounts Can Teach Children About Saving Money

Money Market Accounts Can Help You Avoid Overdraft Fees On Checking Account

FDIC Rate Caps

Bond Funds May Lose Value

Opening multiple money market accounts is a smart move

Are Safety Deposit Boxes as Safe as We Think?

Tiered Money Market Accounts