Fed Rate Hike Meets Expectations, But What Next? Here's What the Experts Say
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Fed Rate Hike Meets Expectations, But What Next? Here's What the Experts Say

The Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate as expected, but all eyes are now on how many more rate hikes are left.
September 21, 2022
How Big Will the Fed Rate Hike Be? Wall Street's Top Minds Weigh In
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How Big Will the Fed Rate Hike Be? Wall Street's Top Minds Weigh In

The Fed rate hike announcement is due out Wednesday afternoon, and markets are anticipating another monster increase.
September 20, 2022
10 Best Benefits for Military Members and Their Families
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10 Best Benefits for Military Members and Their Families

Service members face a range of threats – from the lethal to the financial. An array of military benefits and programs are meant to offset some of the…
September 16, 2022
Having Trouble Saving Money? 3 Tips for Young Professionals
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Having Trouble Saving Money? 3 Tips for Young Professionals

Here’s how to leverage your savings rate to keep expenses in check and get on track for retirement.
September 6, 2022
Series I Bonds -- Your Questions Answered
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Series I Bonds -- Your Questions Answered

Inflation has made Series I savings bonds enormously popular with risk-averse investors. So how do they work?
September 2, 2022

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Fed Signals That More Interest Rate Hikes are Coming
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Fed Signals That More Interest Rate Hikes are Coming

The stock market may have hoped that the Federal Reserve will soon slow down its pace of increasing interest rates, but the Fed chair had a different …
August 26, 2022
The Best Online Brokers and Trading Platforms, 2022
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The Best Online Brokers and Trading Platforms, 2022

Use our survey to compare investment offerings, tools, apps, advice and more to find the best online broker for you.
August 26, 2022
Earn More with a CD Ladder
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Earn More with a CD Ladder

With rates crawling up, one way to keep your earnings on track is to spread out your cash.
August 9, 2022
What Rising Interest Rates Mean for You
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What Rising Interest Rates Mean for You

With inflation continuing to grow, the Federal Reserve’s battle against it isn’t ending anytime soon. This means higher interest rates making it harde…
August 3, 2022
Don’t Panic About Interest Rate Increases: Look to Profit Instead
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Don’t Panic About Interest Rate Increases: Look to Profit Instead

Here’s how to adjust accordingly to protect your investment portfolio during these times of rising interest rates.
July 27, 2022
Fight Inflation with Series I Bonds
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Fight Inflation with Series I Bonds

Soaring inflation got you down? You can take advantage of it with a government savings bond.
July 14, 2022
Taxes on I Bonds in 9 Common Situations
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Taxes on I Bonds in 9 Common Situations

Series I bonds are a popular savings investment that can also help you save on taxes…but the federal income tax consequences can be complex.
July 13, 2022
How Big Should My Emergency Fund Be?
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How Big Should My Emergency Fund Be?

NFL linebacker and Kiplinger contributing editor Brandon Copeland discusses the importance of building an emergency fund.
June 30, 2022
Best National Banks
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Best National Banks

These large, brick-and-mortar institutions have branches in several states (as well as online banking), so they’re solid choices if in-person assista…
June 23, 2022
Best Banks for Retirees
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Best Banks for Retirees

With these institutions, retirees avoid pesky fees on checks and paper statements and have access to an array of additional wealth and investment serv…
June 23, 2022
Best Credit Unions
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Best Credit Unions

Credit unions are not-for-profit institutions owned by their members. Those listed here are open to anyone in the U.S.; if you are not eligible based …
June 23, 2022
Best Banks for Higher-Net-Worth Clients
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Best Banks for Higher-Net-Worth Clients

Those who can meet high minimum-balance requirements at these banks get abundant account freebies and extras ranging from financial advice to event ac…
June 23, 2022
Best Internet Banks
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Best Internet Banks

These institutions operate fully online, which decreases their overhead costs and allows them to offer lower fees and higher rates than many other ban…
June 23, 2022
The Best Bank for You, 2022
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The Best Bank for You, 2022

Check out our list of the best candidates for your next financial institution based on interest rates, fees and other features.
June 23, 2022
Best Banks for Families with Kids
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Best Banks for Families with Kids

Parents and children alike benefit from low fees and minimums on these accounts. But some features can be limited.
June 22, 2022
Fed’s Latest (and Greatest) Rate Hike Sure to Cause More Pain
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Fed’s Latest (and Greatest) Rate Hike Sure to Cause More Pain

Act now to avoid the worst blows that still could hit the economy and your personal and business financial life.
June 18, 2022
Things You’ll Regret Keeping in a Safe Deposit Box
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Things You’ll Regret Keeping in a Safe Deposit Box

Locking up certain important documents and valuables in a bank vault could turn into a headache for you or your heirs.
May 18, 2022
ABLE Accounts Give Disabled More Financial Freedom
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ABLE Accounts Give Disabled More Financial Freedom

People with disabilities, and their families, can save for a variety of expenses in these tax-advantaged accounts.
April 27, 2022
Keep Your Savings Safe
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Keep Your Savings Safe

If your wealth exceeds FDIC limits, it may be time to open multiple accounts. But make sure your money is earning something, too.
March 25, 2022
The Inflation Hedge You’ve Never Heard Of
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The Inflation Hedge You’ve Never Heard Of

If rising prices have you worried, one way of insulating your nest egg comes straight from the government: Series I savings bonds. Right now they’re p…
February 26, 2022
How to Benefit from Rising Interest Rates
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How to Benefit from Rising Interest Rates

Savers will get the best rates from top-yielding savings and money market deposit accounts at online banks.
January 27, 2022