What Is a CD? Certificates of Deposit Definition

What Is a CD? Certificates of Deposit Definition

A certificate of deposit can be a safer and more low-risk option than a savings account. Find out what a CD is, how it works, and the types of CD accounts you can open for your money.

As Economy Creeps Into Old Age, Amazon's Bank Bets on Buyers With Bad Credit

As Economy Creeps Into Old Age, Amazon's Bank Bets on Buyers With Bad Credit

Synchrony, the bank spun off from General Electric in 2014, has posted impressive asset growth and profitability in recent years. But some investors are leery of the stock because of the potential for steep losses if the U.S. economy takes a turn for the worse.

3 Things Millennials Should Do to Ensure Their Financial Futures

3 Things Millennials Should Do to Ensure Their Financial Futures

Jill Schlesinger, the author of 'The Dumb Things Smart People Do With Their Money,' says that millennials commonly make one of two mistakes when it comes to their financial lives. Watch the video to find out what those mistakes are.

What Is a Sinking Fund?

What Is a Sinking Fund?

A sinking fund is an easy and effective way to save for a known household cost.

Best U.S. Cities for Job Seekers in 2019

Best U.S. Cities for Job Seekers in 2019

Choice is good, and the cities with the best job markets offer the most choice.

Jim Cramer's Advice For Setting Up A Portfolio For Your Grandchildren

Jim Cramer's Advice For Setting Up A Portfolio For Your Grandchildren

Looking to set up a long term investment portfolio for your grandchildren? Jim Cramer gives some advice on how to go about it.

Create a Tax-Efficient Withdrawal Strategy for Retirement Account

Create a Tax-Efficient Withdrawal Strategy for Retirement Account

Retirement expert Michael Kitces has four simple steps to build a tax-efficient withdrawal strategy for your retirement accounts.

10 Great Ways to Save Electricity

10 Great Ways to Save Electricity

Saving money on home electricity bills is easier than you think - if you follow some helpful rules.

A Client's Overnight Success -- 20 Years in the Making

A Client's Overnight Success -- 20 Years in the Making

Adviser Mark Bordelove talks about shepherding a client and longtime friend through major financial and life stages.

What Is a 457 Plan?

What Is a 457 Plan?

A 457 retirement plan, properly managed, can provide a long-term personal finance savings strategy for government and select non-profit employees.