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What's a 'run' on the bank?

Greek banks have been closed to prevent a nationwide bank run. Could that happen here?

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Keep $16K rotting in savings?

You're not going to get great returns in a savings account. Here's what you should do. Read more

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Quickest path toward $1 million?

Want to turn a nest egg into a fortune? Savings and compounding interest are the keys.Read more

What are money market accounts?

Money market accounts are hugely popular. But how do they differ from savings accounts?Read more

Pay credit card bill every week?

Will frequent credit card payments help control spending and boost your credit score?Read more

5 tips on teen checking accounts

A checking account can help teach your teen important money basics. Here's how to start.Read more


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High-yield checking can pay big

A Bankrate survey finds you can earn a good return if you meet account requirements.

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Do savings bonds ever lose value?

Dear Dr. Don, If you own a 35-year Series I savings bond and have held it for 10 years, is it possible for it to lose value if you need to cash it in before it matures? Can the price actually go down at times? Thanks, ... Read more

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