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Flip the Script: Raise Your Savings Account Rates As Most Rates Fall

Richard Barrington
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Do fed-rate cuts mean your savings will earn less interest? While rates generally may be falling, chances are you could take this opportunity to raise your rates.

How Much Cash Should I Keep in Savings Account

Richard Barrington
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Can you have too much money in a savings account? It might seem like a nice problem to have, but bank rate tiers and FDIC insurance limits may mean you should avoid keeping too much in any one account or at any one bank.

How to Avoid Savings Withdrawal Fees

Richard Barrington
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Should you have to pay just to access money in your savings account? Banks charge fees for certain transfers, but these fees can be easily avoided if you know how.

Best Savings Accounts for Kids 2019

Richard Barrington
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What is the best savings account for your child? It's the same type of account you would want for yourself. Learn how to teach your child about saving and choosing a good savings account.

The Most Cash You Can Withdraw At Once

Richard Barrington
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Is access to your money in the bank limited? Find out about how federal laws affect cash withdrawals from bank accounts.

Alternatives to Early 401(k) Withdrawal

Richard Barrington
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Thinking of taking money out of your 401(k) early? Make sure you understand the costs involved and some other possible alternatives.

Best high yield savings accounts

Richard Barrington
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An online savings account earns roughly 15 times the interest available at a traditional bank. And these banks, in particular, consistently offered the highest interest over the entire quarter.

Can I retire on a million dollars?

Richard Barrington
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Inflation can have a devastating effect on savings over the long run, so be sure to set your retirement savings goals accordingly.

Things to pay for by changing your bank

Richard Barrington
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Changing banks to get one of the best CD rates could earn you extra cash; review advice on how to switch banks and what to do with the extra money.

Where do your finances stand this holiday season?

Richard Barrington
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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.

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