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Investing 101: CDs

    CD (Certificate of Deposit)   This is where my money had been for the past several years. CDs are similar to savings accounts in that they are insured View More...
 

Investing 101: Mutual Funds

Supposedly safer than stocks but with more return than a typical CD, mutual funds are collections of stocks and bonds that you share with other investors. Each investor owns a View More...
 

Savings 101: Savings Accounts

Most savings and money market accounts are easy enough to understand. Banks usually allow a certain number of withdrawals without a fee and offer a low interest rate as an View More...
 

Investing 101

What do you do with money you didn’t know you had? This is a question I struggled to answer after I discovered I had a CD up for renewal in View More...
 

Budget Bumblings

I think we all know that tucking a little money away is a good idea, but if you haven’t written and followed a budget before, it can be tricky! A better View More...