August 1, 2018
Inflation can have a devastating effect on savings over the long run, so be sure to set your retirement savings goals accordingly.
May 4, 2018
Federal Reserve interest rate policy may have bailed out the economy after the Great Recession, but savers who don't fight back continue to lose ground against inflation to this day. Here's what you can do to stay ahead.
May 4, 2018
Rates on deposit accounts and mortgages may continue to rise despite the Fed's recent decision to keep its rate target unchanged. Here is what consumers can do to reap the benefits now.
March 22, 2018
The Fed continued pursuing a policy of rate normalization -- but, so far, consumers only find better interest rates on mortgages, CDs and savings accounts if they shop.
February 3, 2018
Sometimes the Federal Reserve adopts a wait-and-see approach to raising the federal funds rate. Here's how investors, home-buyers and savers could profit when market rates rise faster than Fed rates.
December 19, 2017
The Fed raised interest rates for the third time in 2017, but some savings account rates have been rising even faster.
November 10, 2017
Thanksgiving and the holiday season is a good time to look at your finances; see how you can tell which elements of those finances are blessings and which are turkeys.
November 7, 2017
The Fed's latest statement dismisses recent negative economic trends as being due to the harsh hurricane season, but their inaction on rates speaks louder than words.
October 11, 2017
Find out why millions of Americans do not have a bank account, how this is costing them, and what they can do about it.
Did Hurricanes Harvey and Irma lead to Fed's rate hike delay?
Consumers should act faster than the Fed on interest rates
Is the Fed's move a no-win for consumers?
May Fed update: Consumers should look beyond Fed for higher bank rates
March Fed update: Fed hike to raise bank rates for mortgages, savings
5 Unexpected Investment Lessons From A Baseball Legend
Investing 101 Quiz: Savings, Stocks, Retirement and More
February Fed update: Fed caution is bad news for savings accounts
How to Switch Banks: A Guide to Higher Rates, Free Accounts
December Fed update: What latest rate hike means for bank rates
7 things investors should know about inflation
3 investment risk challenges in the modern age
How to minimize taxes on retirement savings accounts
Why millennials are at the forefront of a banking revolution
How to deal with low bond yields: 4 alternative investments
July Fed update: Is Fed too focused on past econ conditions to raise bank rates?
4 ways higher interest rates could benefit investors and consumers
How to stop giving money away to your bank
Consolidating 401(k) retirement savings: 7 questions to ask
6 reasons retirement saving fails (and what to do about it)
How to use a health savings account to build retirement wealth
Do retirement planning tools do more harm than good?
How to plan for retirement when unsure about your future life expectancy
3 reasons why automatic 401(k) enrollment may not be enough for retirement saving
Negative interest rates: Even worse than they seem?
Dying broke: A worthwhile retirement goal?
7 reasons to fire your bank in 2015
5 reasons to save more money in 2015
How to approach bank bonus offers
6 lessons from an NHL star's bankruptcy
5 mistakes that lead to faulty retirement assumptions
When financial fear is your ally
Money lessons for sons and daughters
A more pragmatic view of retirement planning
How to measure the ROI of an education
6 types of savings: When to begin each
Traditional IRA vs. Roth IRA: Which is better for taxes?
How to use targeted savings to achieve goals
Evaluating past performance? Don't overlook these caveats
5 smart steps for managing money in retirement
Will a rising federal funds rate hurt the economy?
Oh baby! Confronting the costs of parenthood
The best defense against a low-yield environment
5 Social Security tips for couples
5 basic money errors retirees make
Preparing for Social Security: a 7-point checklist
6 tough questions to ask before retiring
Generation X: Don't approach retirement like your peers
6 red flags of a bad financial planner
Want an allowance, kids? Be ready to earn it
Considering a pension advance? Ask these 5 questions
5 calamities that wreck retirements
Your retirement vs. low interest rates
5 questionable uses for a tax refund
Are your deposits still insured?
5 reasons to consider an online bank
8 smart uses for a year-end bonus
6 ways to bear-proof your retirement
5 purchases you shouldn't skimp on
4 new rules for asset allocation
5 simple but effective saving strategies
Are Americans 'winging' their retirement plans?
Where the jobs are: 5 states leading the recovery
7 Social Security Sins
Putting the 'aged' in engaged: Financial tips for late marriages
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?
What to do when a relative won't pay you back
7 things to do before you retire
Latest shocker for savings account rates: 10-year Treasuries slip below 2 percent
4 alternatives to early 401(k) withdrawals
Savings account interest rates seem numb to recent inflation trend
How high should personal savings rates go - an international perspective
Middle class savings rates: Waiting to win the retirement lottery?
What kind of saver are you? 8 different types of people who accumulate money.
Low inflation benefits savers
Online Savings Account Rates Without the Risk: Ten Tips from the FDIC
Five Things to Do When your Bank Merges
MoneyRates Monthly Resolution #2: Direct Deposit Paychecks into Savings or Money Market Accounts
Savings Account Interest Rates May Be Set to Rise
Feed Your Savings Account to Maximize Savings Account Interest
Special savings accounts for kids
Liquid CDs Can't Beat Savings or Money Market Accounts
Comparing Savings Accounts and Savings Bonds
Kids Savings Accounts Help Kids Save For a Rainy Day
Five Advantages of Medical Savings Accounts
Investing Reverse Mortgage Proceeds
Six Tips for Living on Your Retirement Budget
Mortgage Savings Account -- Is It Right For You?