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What is a Money Market Account?

A money market account is a type of deposit account that comes with higher interest rates than most savings accounts.

Banks Are in a Dangerous Race to Zero

More than 30 central banks around the world have cut interest rates this year…

A Primer on Interest Rate Effects

Let’s review how interest rates affect bonds, saving and spending incentives, and market behavior.

Subprime Auto Loans: Protect Yourself From the Looming Bubble

With interest rates low, Americans are pouring into auto loans. It’s creating a dangerous situation for buyers.

Why We’ll Never See “Normal” Interest Rates Again

Low and negative interest rates have investors worried. But this trend isn’t new. In fact, rates have been slipping for nearly as long as they’ve been in existence…

Income Options for Seniors Running Out of Money

With over half of seniors unable to pay for their basic needs, more and more adult children are taking care of their parents’ finances. Here are four options proven to work in today’s markets – and tomorrow’s.

R.I.P. Interest Rates

While investors may be breathing a sigh of relief, over the long term, the Fed’s decision to keep interest rates low will have disastrous consequences.

What You Need to Own If This Turns Into a Real Bear Market

If the unpleasantness in the market evolves into something more serious, history suggests one asset class will be the best performer in your portfolio.