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9 signs you’re lying to yourself about money

Honesty goes a long way in personal finance, and we have to start with ourselves. If you tell yourself you don’t need to save for retirement because it’s years away or that it’s OK to have debt because everyone else does, you have some work to do. Replacing our white […]
9 signs you’re lying to yourself about money
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4 things to do with your money now, while interest rates are low

The Federal Reserve slashed interest rates yet again on October 30, marking the third rate cut since late July. To take advantage of the low Fed funds rate, now is a good time to consider consolidating credit-card debt and refinancing student loans. Despite lower interest rates on savings accounts, it’s […]
4 things to do with your money now, while interest rates are low
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Wealthfront is now managing $20 billion, and it says something big about how differently millennials treat their money

The robo-adviser Wealthfront now manages $US20 billion in client assets, nearly doubling the amount it held eight months ago. Wealthfront offers several types of investment accounts, including IRAs for retirement, 529 plans for college savings, and taxable brokerage accounts. Wealthfront debuted its Cash Account, a high-yield-savings-like product, earlier this year, […]
Wealthfront is now managing $20 billion, and it says something big about how differently millennials treat their money
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Experts and savers are obsessed with Ally’s high-yield savings account. Here’s how to open one and start earning up to 200 times more on your money.

Financial planners and non-experts alike praise the ease of use and high interest rates on Ally’s high-yield savings account. Ally’s high-yield savings account has no minimum balance or monthly fees, and offers a 1.9% annual percentage yield as of September 5. To open a high-yield savings account at Ally, you […]
Experts and savers are obsessed with Ally’s high-yield savings account. Here’s how to open one and start earning up to 200 times more on your money.