A computer-based calendar makes it easy to create recurring events for bills, taxes, and investing tasks. Put them on your calendar so you won’t forget.
A step-by-step tutorial for how to buy a CD in a Fidelity or Vanguard brokerage account without having to open a new account with a bank or a credit union.
Brokered CDs are convenient to buy but they have some disadvantages over bank CDs and Treasuries. Consider these factors to see if they are worth it.
Treasuries pay a higher yield and are easier to buy than CDs right now. Here’s how to buy them without fee at Fidelity, Vanguard, and Charles Schwab.
A long box spread can be a good alternative to buying a Treasury note or a CD if you don’t screw up your order. Here’s how to do it at Fidelity.
When you child gets close to going to college, consider investing your 529 plan account in CDs or a stable value fund. Only some 529 plans offer them.
Ally Bank removed the simple online process for early withdrawal from a CD. Now they make it more difficult and force you to call customer service.
Transferring part of an IRA from a broker to a credit union for a CD is easier than you think. My transfer completed in a little over a week.
Taking out an add-on CD with a minimum deposit hedges the possibility that interest rates will go down.
A CD special five years ago beat investing in a bond fund as expected.
The largest cost of owning a home free-and-clear is the opportunity cost of the money tied down to the home. Full cost of housing includes both cash expenses and the opportunity cost.
You have several good options for your maturing CD. All have their own merits. You can’t go too wrong.