Savings & Checking - Finding the best accounts
Savings accounts, checking and money market accounts advice.
How much do you need for the down payment on a house, your kid's college education or retirement? Set a goal and this calculator will show how much you must set aside each month to achieve it.
Savings Checking Advice
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Here's where savvy savers will find all of the news and information they need to manage their money and build financial security.
July 23rd 2014
What if we all worked for tips?
Imagine if you had to rely directly on the goodwill and generosity of the people you serve in order to make a living wage. When you decide whether and how much to tip, you have an opportunity to make a significant economic contribution to a real person.
July 18th 2014
What if you've saved little for your kid's college?
Don't feel guilty if you haven't saved much for your child's college tuition. Here's how you should begin planning.
July 7th 2014
5 steps to financial independence
Smart savers know the key to finding financial independence isn't how much you make but how much you keep. Follow our five steps and you'll be on your way.
July 1st 2014
The power of saving while you're young
One chart shows just how important getting a jump start on retirement savings is. It could mean the difference of hundreds of thousands of dollars.
See how well you're prepared to retire with the 4% rule
It's still one of the best ways to tell how much monthly income you can generate from your nest egg without having to worry about outliving your savings.
Here's what’s wrong with DIY investing
Saving for retirement often is just too hard to get right on our own. That's why you should ditch DIY investing for an adviser or online portfolio service.
When it comes to saving, we talk a good game
Americans say they enjoy saving money, but they certainly aren't acting like it. Our 2014 Savings Opportunity Study showed the median savings rate is zero.sa
7 pitfalls to making your hobby a business
Before trying to turn your passion into profit, realize there's much more to it than just the hobby. You're now the accountant, HR manager and web designer for your company.
Surprise! You'll probably become a top earner
A new report says a majority of families break into the top 20% of all household incomes at some point in their lives. The choices they make during those peak earning years can seal their financial fate.