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Markets 2021-04-11T09:30:00Z

Americans unleashing pent-up savings could drive up inflation and rattle parts of the market, JPMorgan's chief strategist says

Karen Ward of JPMorgan Asset Management said inflation could average 3% over the next 10 years, in what would be a major change for markets.
Personal Finance 2021-04-07T20:10:52Z

The best credit unions of April 2021

The best credit unions should be easy to join and pay competitive rates on checking and savings. All should be federally insured by the NCUA.
Personal Finance 2021-04-07T16:28:27Z

My 'FU Money' made it easier to deal with a bad boss at my 6-figure job: I quit

By saving up two years' worth of expenses, the author was able to leave her job when a new boss made it clear she was no longer valued.
Reviews 2021-04-07T15:33:09Z

Your 2020 FSA dollars will be available to use until the end of the year. Here's what you can buy with your pre-tax dollars.

Your 2020 FSA dollars will be available to use until the end of 2021. Here's what you can buy with your pre-tax dollars.
Personal Finance 2021-04-06T19:58:00Z

3 piece-of-cake strategies I used to save $3,000 in 2 months

She wanted to invest more for retirement but needed $3,000 to buy into her chosen index fund, so she hustled hard to save the cash.
Economy 2021-04-05T20:19:09Z

Americans have saved $1.6 trillion since the pandemic started and it poses little inflation risk, the Fed says

Americans were sitting on $1.6 trillion of cash even before Biden's stimulus sent them more direct payments. The Fed estimates a third will be spent.
Personal Finance 2021-04-05T19:13:25Z

My husband and I save 50% of our income thanks to 4 painless lifestyle changes

By increasing her earnings and limiting her housing, food, and hobby expenses, the author and her husband maximize their savings.
Personal Finance 2021-04-05T17:36:12Z

The best no-fee checking accounts right now

The best no-fee checking accounts available right now include Capital One 360, Discover CashBack Credit, and Simple Online Checking.
Personal Finance 2021-04-05T16:52:31Z

Here are the best checking accounts available right now

At the very least, the best checking accounts are easy to access, whether online or in person, and incredibly cheap to maintain, if not free.
Personal Finance 2021-04-02T13:15:15Z

How to make more interest on your money with very little effort

If you're earning a low yield on your cash, you may be able to make more interest on your money without investing in the stock market.
Personal Finance 2021-04-01T20:53:33Z

The exact steps I took to save $500,000 by age 30, starting with just $500

Sean, "The Money Wizard," has been working to build his net worth since getting a $10-an-hour job at 16 in 2006.
Personal Finance 2021-04-01T19:38:19Z

The best rewards checking accounts of April 2021

The best rewards checking accounts make it relatively easy to earn the reward and have low fees.
Personal Finance 2021-04-01T19:27:35Z

Here are the best money market accounts for April 2021

Each of the best money market accounts has a competitive APY, is FDIC-insured, and is appropriate for modest and super savers alike.
Personal Finance 2021-04-01T19:25:55Z

The best jumbo CD rates of April 2021

Jumbo CD rates usually require a $100,000 minimum deposit. The best ones pay high interest rates and have plenty of term options.
Personal Finance 2021-04-01T19:25:19Z

The best CD rates of April 2021

We combed through offerings at over 2 dozen national banks to find the best CD rates right now. Here are our top picks for 1-year to 5-year terms.
Personal Finance 2021-04-01T19:19:54Z

The best 1-year CD rates for April 2021

The best 1-year CD rates are at least 0.60%, and in most cases, you'll lock in that rate for the entire year.
Personal Finance 2021-04-01T19:18:17Z

Here are the best savings accounts right now

The best savings accounts do not charge excessive fees, are easy to access, and earn an interest rate above the national average of 0.07%.
Personal Finance 2021-04-01T14:04:16Z

The average mortgage closing costs, by state

Your mortgage's closing costs depend largely on the state where you're buying a home, and if you have to pay property taxes up front.
Personal Finance 2021-03-31T17:38:21Z

I ditched my car and joined a car-share program 3 years ago, and it's saved me well over $6,000 since

With a car-share program, you sign up for an annual membership then borrow a vehicle from a fleet when you need one.
Personal Finance 2021-03-29T20:44:04Z

I learned a powerful lesson about spending money during the pandemic, and I'm doing 2 things to make sure it sticks

As social calendars start to fill up again, the author expects it to be harder to spend mindfully like she did during the pandemic.
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