It might be tempting at times to dig a hole in your backyard and bury your savings, even when the stock market is on a rally these days. But if you pick safe places to invest your money, you’ll know at all times how it’s performing for you.
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July 30, 2015 01:19 PM
The average 401(k) balance fell from $91,800 at the end of March to $91,100 by the end of June, according to Fidelity Investments, a Boston-based mutual fund company.
October 16, 2013 10:10 AM
The federal government shutdown has made it harder to predict how much Series I Savings Bonds will pay over the next six months.
October 3, 2013 11:00 AM
The renowned bond fund manager doesn’t think we’ll see short-term interest rates increase by even 1% by the end of 2014.
June 2, 2012 02:00 PM
A signature stamp is often required on the paperwork you submit to brokers and mutual funds when you want to transfer an IRA to a bank.
May 24, 2012 06:00 AM
I’m always amazed how little Wall Street ever learns from the past.
May 1, 2012 01:30 PM
In a move that should surprise exactly no one, the U.S. Treasury today set the fixed rate at 0% on all Series I Savings Bonds sold today through October.
April 27, 2012 06:00 AM
I sometimes question whether I’m too attached to federal deposit insurance, particularly for short-term investments.
April 13, 2012 08:47 AM
It looks like Series I Savings Bonds will pay a bit less beginning next month. But they remain a better option than all but the best local and credit union CD rates.