A savings account is an account with a bank or other financial institution that pays interest on the money deposited. Check out the articles, columns, radio shows, blog posts and videos for more information on savings accounts.
This article was written by guest blogger Bahiyah Shabazz. Imagine you’re taking a summer road trip and the check engine light on your dashboard suddenly pops on. You pull over to the nearest auto shop to get a diagnosis, only to find out that your transmission is going out. The mechanic can fix it today, [...]
Planning for the worst while hoping for the best is essential for successful retirement planning. In addition to your retirement savings, it’s important to create an emergency fund that you can tap if you face a financial emergency now or in retirement. Retirement tips: How to build an emergency fund Nobody plans on a financial [...]
Apparently, it's tough being a single woman who heads a household these days.The Consumer Federation of America released the results of an analysis of...
The FDIC has launched a new calculator to help you figure out if your deposits are protected. Use this: www.fdic.gov/edie/index.html Published: Sep ...
Today on the Clark Howard Show, Ilyce discusses Tata Motors' compressed air cars, how to set up a new business before shopping for a Health Savings Account and the qualities of emotional spenders and extreme savers. For show notes and updates through the week, check out her blog at www.thinkglink.com/blog , and sign up for her free weekly newsletter on the ThinkGlink.com home page. Check out the videos at www.expertrealestatetips.net. And be sure to subscribe to her YouTube channel.
Unfortunately, there aren't great interest rates for saving short-term cash right now. Shopping around might reveal the best rates among Internet banks. Some mutual fund companies have accounts that will pay decent rates without fees also.
A bank account holder asks about online banking and overdraft protection saying he recently paid a high amount of fees. Banks and credit unions offer different kinds of overdraft protection and electronic banking. But no matter what kind of overdraft protection you have, you need to know the fees the banks charge. Take charge of your personal finances by using online banking to monitor when the money is in your account.