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Introducing Conversationally – Ally’s new content home

We’ve been doing a little remodeling. Soon, the Ally Do It Right Community Hub will shut down and we’ll be moving to a new home – Conversationally. Conversationally will have information you need to help you reach your life and financial goals. Want to save for a much-needed vacation? Take our travel quiz to see […]

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Year-end option strategy for stock investors

It’s the end of the year and a great time to take stock of your portfolio. The past year has been better for some stocks and ETFs than others. Whether you’ve made a killing in one sector or incurred losses in another, chances are your portfolio is a little lopsided. Now is a stellar time […]

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Holiday online shopping safety tips: 8 ways to stay secure

Shopping online has a lot of perks. It’s certainly more convenient than heading out in a snowstorm or standing in long lines to get your holiday gifts. And it allows you to compare products and prices from different retailers more easily than you could at the mall. You can also find some great deals online […]

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Looking ahead to 2023: LEI suggests caution as signs of recession grow

Happy new year? Maybe not. There are growing signs of a mild recession during the first half of 2023. Each month, we are inundated with so many data points that attempt to gauge the health of the domestic economy. One of the more useful, albeit often under-the-radar, measurements is the Conference Board’s U.S. Leading Economic […]

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5 reasons for investors to be thankful this season

This year has been a tough one for investors. Both the stock and bond markets have endured sharp losses and high volatility. There’s on-again, off-again talk of recession, the Fed continues to aggressively raise interest rates, and inflation notched its highest readings in four decades. The good news is many of these sources of market […]

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NWSL players inspire in season two of Game Changers

As an official sponsor of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL), Ally has the honor of amplifying the talent, character and passion of the league’s players. One of the many ways we help tell their stories is through Game Changers, a video series that highlights how players are changing the game, on and off the […]

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The case for procrastinating your holiday shopping

As if holiday shopping isn’t stressful enough, this year the inflation boogeyman has a lot of us worried about how much we can spend—or how much we’ll have to spend. With all this uncertainty, it might feel like your holiday budget is a moving target. No wonder almost 40% of consumers Ally surveyed said they […]

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Why investors shouldn’t fear the midterms

Amid a few wild weeks of corporate earnings, key economic data and a Federal Reserve meeting, the U.S. midterm elections are now tossed into the mix, too. Volatility followed a few recent elections, so you might wonder how the markets could react to a variety of outcomes this round. Politics and investing: Separate the two […]

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Could a strong consumer spark an end-of-year market rally?

Mega-cap tech stocks released earnings this week, and the news wasn’t great. Google, Facebook/Meta, and Microsoft all stumbled. But two tech giants, Amazon and Apple, were bolstered by the consumer sides of their businesses. Amazon (AMZN) disappointed on lackluster performance of its cloud-hosting business AWS. But the retail side of Amazon’s business did okay: revenues […]

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Your new favorite song has arrived: “Money On Me” flips the script on measuring personal success

In a world where many songs urge listeners to spend big money on designer brands and live a g-l-a-m-o-r-o-u-s lifestyle, it’s time to redefine songs about “living your best life.” Whether it’s about having that rainy day fund or how to get your money to make money, we brought rapper Charlie Curtis-Beard, “finfluencer” (financial influencer) […]

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