The yield on a money market fund adjusts to the current market. You aren’t at the mercy of a bank’s decision to catch up or stay behind.
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.
A short box spread trade effectively gets you a loan at a low fixed rate for a fixed term. Don’t do it if there’s any chance you’ll make a mistake.
Using a special order type will make your ETF order behave like a mutual fund order. This minimizes the price fluctuation when you harvest tax losses.
If you have large accounts with Fidelity, Schwab, TD Ameritrade, E*Trade, or Merrill Edge, you may be able to borrow at a very low interest rate.
Fidelity used to accept ETF orders in dollars with fractional shares only in its mobile app. Now the same functionality is also online.
Fidelity supports placing orders for ETFs in dollars in its mobile app now. Online interface and automatic investing should be next.
Charles Schwab and Fidelity made it really fast and easy to rollover a 401k to an IRA. The whole process completed in only two days.
This article lists the best index fund and ETF choice for each asset class when you invest at Fidelity.
When you need to do an international wire transfer, do it through Fidelity or Vanguard.
Fidelity Freedom Index Funds offer deposit-and-forget convenience with low cost, broad diversification, and automatic rebalancing.