Certificate of Deposit: What is a CD?

By |2022-09-29T15:11:58+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Banking Basics, SmartMoney Online|

CDs can have higher rates than standard savings accounts, but your cash isn't as accessible. What is a CD? Definition: A certificate of deposit, or CD, is a type of federally insured savings account that has a fixed interest rate and fixed date of withdrawal, [...]

How to Protect Your Finances and Credit in Tough Times

By |2022-09-29T15:11:58+00:00March 20th, 2020|Articles, SmartMoney Resources|

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED March 13, 2020 By Bev O'Shea, Nerd Wallet The quickly unfolding coronavirus outbreak is an extreme case, but any sort of hard times will test our personal finances. Many people are now facing reduced work hours and income while watching with [...]

Concerned About Coronavirus? How to Prepare Your House, Mind and Bank Account

By |2022-09-29T15:11:59+00:00March 19th, 2020|Articles, SmartMoney Resources|

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED March 16, 2020By Courtney Jespersen, Nerd Wallet Coronavirus. It’s dominating the national conversation and changing the way we live and interact. And it’s leading to financial disruptions for individuals and companies alike. Coronavirus disease 2019 (abbreviated COVID-19) is a respiratory illness [...]

Personal Finance for Dummies 9th Edition

By |2022-09-29T15:11:59+00:00March 19th, 2020|Reading List, SmartMoney Resources|

Buy on Amazon Hey, maybe this isn’t the book you want to bring on your business trip to impress your clients, but it’s become a favorite for its solid explanations of every financial concept you need to know in your adult life, including investing, budgeting, debt, [...]

The Millionaire Next Door

By |2022-10-03T20:53:17+00:00March 18th, 2020|Reading List, SmartMoney Resources|

Buy on Amazon The bestselling The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth. Most of the truly wealthy in this country don't live in Beverly Hills or on Park Avenue-they live next door. This new edition, [...]

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