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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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5 ways to grow an emergency fund

Can you save for a rainy day without slipping? Follow these tips to stay on track. Read more

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More important to save or invest?

While the two go hand in hand, you may be surprised at which one has more impact on wealth.Read more

When to hold, sell savings bonds?

That savings bond you bought in the 1990s is still far from maturity. Time to cash out?Read more

Free checking, sans direct deposit

Can't find free checking unless you sign up for direct deposit? Try this option.Read more

6 facts about checking overdrafts

A transaction that exceeds your balance can cost you. Learn how to protect yourself.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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When to hold, sell savings bonds?

Dear Dr. Don, I own some Series EE savings bonds purchased in 1994. Should I cash these in or save them? And when do they mature? Thanks. -- Linda Longbond Dear Linda, Wow! You purchased these more than 20 years ago... Read more

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US banks not perfect, but ATMs work

Years after the financial crisis, there are still issues with U.S. banks, but they pale in comparison to Greece, where ATMs suffered a run over the weekend.  ... Read more


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