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Joint Bank Accounts Guide

Joint Bank Accounts Guide

by Cynthia Paez Bowman
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Updated on January 13, 2022
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4 Min Read
A joint bank account makes it easy for two or more parties to share an account. It’s convenient, but there are pros and cons you should consider first.
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What Is a Certified Check?

by Elizabeth Rivelli
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Updated on January 13, 2022
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3 Min Read
Certified checks are often used to make large purchases. Learn how certified checks work, how much they cost, and how you can prevent check fraud.
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Types Of Savings Accounts

by Roger Wohlner
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Updated on January 13, 2022
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8 Min Read
Savings accounts can be a great vehicle for cash that you don't want to take a risk with or that is otherwise on the sidelines. There is a wide range of savings accounts from which to choose, so do your homework up front.
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Cashier's Check vs. Money Order

by Catherine Hiles
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Updated on January 13, 2022
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4 Min Read
Money orders and cashier’s checks are both forms of certified funds, but they have several differences you need to know to decide which is best for you.
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What is a Money Market Account?

by Catherine Hiles
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Updated on January 13, 2022
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6 Min Read
A money market account is a type of savings account that typically offers a higher interest rate than a traditional savings account.
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CD Ladder: What It Is and How to Build One

by Jen Smith
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Updated on January 13, 2022
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4 Min Read
Tired of your high-yield savings account’s interest rate continually dropping? A CD ladder could be the solution to your interesting problem.
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What Is A Money Order and How Does It Work?

by Jennifer G Gregory
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Updated on January 13, 2022
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6 Min Read
This article provides an overview of money orders and how they work. Topics in the article include: what is it, how to purchase one, when should you use it and more.
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Checking vs Savings Accounts

by Jennifer G Gregory
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Updated on January 13, 2022
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4 Min Read
Checking and savings accounts serve different purposes and terms. By understanding the differences, you can use each account more efficiently to save money and time.
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How Much Cash to Keep in Checking Account

by Jen Smith
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Updated on January 13, 2022
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4 Min Read
You have a lot of options when it comes to stashing your cash. Here’s specifically how much to be keeping in your checking and savings accounts.
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Debit Card vs. Credit Card

by Catherine Hiles
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Updated on January 13, 2022
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6 Min Read
Debit and credit cards each have their advantages and disadvantages, but both are useful to keep in your wallet as long as you use them responsibly.
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What is a CD (certificate of deposit)?

by Catherine Hiles
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Updated on January 13, 2022
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8 Min Read
A certificate of deposit, or CD, is a risk-free way to save that offers a higher interest rate than a traditional savings account without the risk associated with investing in stocks and bonds.
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How Much Should I Have in Savings?

by Jen Smith
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Updated on January 13, 2022
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4 Min Read
Should you be saving more? Find out how much the average person has saved and how much cash you should actually be stashing in your savings account
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Health Savings Accounts (HSA): What is it and how does it work?

by Jen Smith
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Updated on January 13, 2022
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5 Min Read
A Health savings account has benefits that make it a great savings and investing vehicle. Find out what it is, how it works, and if you’re eligible for one.
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Are CDs Worth It?

by Roger Wohlner
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Updated on January 13, 2022
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3 Min Read
CDs can be a good place to invest some of your cash. Returns are guaranteed and predictable. There are some restrictions to be aware of and they need to be considered when looking at CDs.
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How Much Should You Save Each Month

by Lee Huffman
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Updated on January 13, 2022
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7 Min Read
Determine how much you should save each month to hit your money goals, including seven strategies to boost your savings.
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