When You Should Consider a Certificate of Deposit

by Roberta Pescow 4. March 2015
Looking for safe investments that grow faster than traditional savings accounts? Take a look at certificates of deposit, or CDs, and find out when these accounts make sense and how to make the most of them. What’s a CD? CDs are deposits that offer guaranteed interest in return for keeping an amount of money in the certificate for a fixed time period. A CD is among the safest investments available at a bank insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., because that agency backs them just ... [More]

Health Savings Account: Is It Right for You?

by Lorraine Ash 2. March 2015
When you’re choosing a health plan, there are many factors that may affect your decision. If you want an option with flexibility, a high level of choice, and tax-advantaged savings, a high deductible health plan with a Health Savings Account (HSA) might be the right choice for you. What Are HSAs? HSAs are tax-advantaged savings accounts that accompany high deductible health plans (HDHPs). HSAs were created in 2003 to provide individuals who have HDHPs with a tax-preferred method of saving... [More]

Infographic: Is Getting a College Education Worth It?

by Sara Seeger 24. February 2015
For some time now, obtaining a college degree has been regarded as mandatory for success in many career paths. Many jobs require a college degree to even be considered. But as college costs are creeping higher and higher, many people are wondering if the ROI is still there. Between the years and years of student debt people obtain and the high unemployment rate for recent graduates, people are asking the question: is college still worth it? If you found this infographic useful, be sure to check... [More]


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