Money Market

Are Money Market Accounts Safe?

If you’re like most people, the safety of your cash deposits is priority number one. So how do you make sure your money is secure? What if you want to earn some interest at the same time? Besides the old savings account standby, there are other safe places to save that you may want to […]

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How Money Market Accounts Work and Why You Should Open One

When it comes to earning interest on your money, savings account aren’t the only game in town. Money market accounts are one of the most popular savings options, and if you aren’t familiar with their features, it’s probably time to learn more. So how does a money market account work? Here’s a primer on this […]

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How to Open a Money Market Account in 3 Easy Steps

You’ve discovered that a money market account hits the sweet spot for deposit accounts—right between less accessible certificates of deposit (CDs) and the relatively low interest offerings of checking accounts. What’s next? If you’re wondering how to open a money market account, it couldn’t be easier. Here’s how in 3 easy steps. 1. Choose a […]

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Money Market vs. CD: Which Is Best for You?

If you have some savings you’d like to earn interest on, but you’re thinking a regular savings account won’t quite cut it, consider using a money market account or a certificate of deposit (CD). Which one is best for you depends on your earnings expectations and what kind of access you need. Money market accounts […]

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Where to Save: Money Market Accounts vs. Savings Accounts

Your saving habits have paid off, and now you have a chunk of change to set aside—but where’s the best place to put it? Fortunately, you have plenty of choices when it comes to saving, and two common places to deposit your funds are money market accounts and savings accounts. Although savings and money market accounts […]

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5 Things You Need to Know About Our Money Market Account

Sometimes you need a safe place to put your money that earns more interest than a checking account, but gives you more flexible access than a certificate of deposit (CD) or savings account. Maybe you’re building a house and need to write a few checks to contractors or taking care of wedding expenses as you […]

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Which Has the Highest Interest Yield?

If you have extra funds each month after paying for bills and other necessities, you are probably looking for a way to earn some interest on that money. As you research your options, you probably are looking for an account with the highest annual percentage yield. But although interest is important, it's not the only […]

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Develop a Savings Program Based on Your Goals

You've put aside $1,000 to save. But you're unsure where to stash your cash. Maybe you're trying to decide between a money market account and a mutual fund, looking to find a way to protect and grow your savings. First, decide what your savings goals are. If your saving goals are short-term, say, next summer's […]

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If You Already Have a Savings Account, Is It Time to Explore a Money Market Account?

A money market bank account can be a useful and financially rewarding place to sock away your personal savings. Even if you already have a regular savings account, it’s a good idea to explore different savings options. Now might be the right time to look into money market accounts to see how they can meet […]

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Online Money-Market Accounts: Tear Down the Bricks and Mortar

Banking once meant interrupting your daily routine and traveling to a building where you stood in line to wait your turn to speak with a teller. You did your banking on the bank's schedule, not your own. Today, an increasing number of Americans have decided they want to bank at their own convenience. And while […]

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