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Money Market Account

America's Best Rates: How to Buck the Low-Rate Trend

Richard Barrington | Posted 12.19.2011 | Business
Richard Barrington

America's Best Rates highlights the banks that are still committed to providing savings account rates and money market account rates that are many times the national average.

Fed up With Fees? 5 Steps to Switch Your Bank

Ellen Cannon | Posted 12.03.2011 | Business
Ellen Cannon

Some banks have "switch kits" online to make moving your checking or savings account to their bank a simple process. But if you want to take your business to a bank that doesn't have a kit, the task is still not too difficult.

Money Market Rates Suffer From a Squeeze in Net Interest Margin

Richard Barrington | Posted 07.27.2011 | Business
Richard Barrington

"Net interest margin" is a phrase that probably doesn't mean much to you, but right now it is costing you dearly if you have a money market account.

Help! What Should I Do With My Deposits With All These Banks at Risk?

Richard Barrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Barrington

Q: I saw an article recently saying that the number of banks in financial trouble was at the highest level in 18 years. I have a money market account ...

How the Dollar and the Deficit Threaten Savings Accounts

Richard Barrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Barrington

Rising interest rates might sound good to people with savings accounts and money market accounts, but if it comes at the expense of runaway inflation and a crippled economy, nobody wins.