Category Archives: Interest

Opening a Brokerage Account

Part of a solid financial plan is to make sure you build your savings. Many choose to put their money in their local bank or credit union. But to save for the future and to stay ahead of inflation, many … Continue reading

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What are Certificates of Deposit?

Certificates of deposit (CDs) are time deposit instruments with a bank or brokerage house. The objective is that you give the institution the money for a period of time. They will tell you up front what the rate of return … Continue reading

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5 Best Personal Finance Tips

Here are some personal finance tips that will serve you well in life: Start investing early. Taking advantage of extra years of compound interest is the best way to retire well. Avoid conspicuous consumption. Don’t buy it if you don’t … Continue reading

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Take Control of Holiday Spending!

The following article was published by the MSCPA. What are your holiday shopping plans this year? American retail holiday spending totaled about $580 billion in 2012, according to the National Retail Foundation, up 3% from the previous year. This is … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Swamped by Student Loan Debt!

The following article was published by the MSCPA. As students prepare to head back to the books, college planning is on the minds of many families. It’s common knowledge that the cost of higher education has skyrocketed over the years and … Continue reading

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