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11 Creative Ways to Refresh a Multipurpose Living Space — Without Spending Any Money

Whether you’re a homebody or consider yourself a jetsetter, it’s tough to deny the simple pleasure of having a comfortable and healthy living space. But when your home becomes your gym, your office, your day-care center, and more … well, it can be a lot to handle. Without clearly defined spaces, work files pile up […]

Ally News

Earnings Season: Keep Your Eye on the 2021 Outlook

U.S. companies are about to give us a look into their worst quarter since the Great Financial Crisis.   Currently, Wall Street analysts expect second quarter earnings per share (EPS) growth to decline 45%. While the earnings bar has been lowered significantly for all companies since the pandemic struck, results from the most recent quarter will likely be mixed, with some companies […]

Stocks

Q3 Outlook: Proceed With Caution

Financial markets have turned from despair to hope, all in the span of three months. Stocks posted their best quarter in more than 20 years, and the economy bounced back with force. It’s been a reversal of fortune for investors, who weathered the S&P 500’s quickest 30% plunge in recent memory as the coronavirus pandemic […]

Investing

Answering Your Top Questions From the Ally Invest Digital Conference

The Ally Invest Digital Conference brought together investors of all levels for a day of virtual conversation, questions, and education with a group of financial experts. From discussions on diversification to exploring options ladders, the sessions covered a range of investing topics with insights and guidance from some of the industry’s leading minds. Couldn’t attend? […]

Stocks

Selling Stocks: 3 Signs It Could Be the Right Time

Like the pot of gold at the end of a rainbow, sometimes it can feel like you might never actually see the profits on your investments. Fortunately, returns aren’t just a myth — and you don’t need to be extra lucky to get them. As an investor, you likely put a lot of energy into […]

Technology

The Tech Behind Our New, Smart Savings Tools

If you could make saving money easier with the click of a button, would you? Of course, the idea sounds great … still, it’s natural to think it’s too good to be true. But with the incredible technology available to you today through online banking, it doesn’t have to be. If you’re wondering “what are […]

Stocks

Scared of Bear Markets? Here’s What You Need to Know

When a bear attacks, often out of fear, it swipes at its prey with its claws in a downward motion. According to one theory, this swooping down movement is the basis for the name of a bear market. You hear the term “bear market,” (as well as its counterpart, “bull market”), used all the time […]

Stocks

Investing Knowledge: What Is a Bull Market?

When you picture a bull, you probably think of a forceful animal lunging forward with its horns held high. The imagery of a powerful bull, brought to life by artist Arturo Di Modica’s “Charging Bull” sculpture in New York City, has long been a symbol of strength and optimism on Wall Street. So, it’s little […]

Technology

7 Expert Tips for Staying Safe While Mobile Banking

Nowadays, you can deposit checks over your morning coffee, check your account balance during your lunch break, or make a cashless transfer to a roommate for the monthly electric bill. These mobile banking capabilities are certainly convenient, but you may be wondering: Do they put your financial information at risk? With so many people doing […]

Guest Voices

How Anna N’Jie-Konte Brings Communities of Color Into Investing

Anna N’Jie-Konte likes to dream big. A Certified Financial Planner, business owner, wife, and mother of three, she has built a career that not only lets her live out her dreams in a big way — but allows her to help clients make theirs a reality, too. We spoke to Anna about forging a career […]

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