There are important differences between savings bonds and certificates of deposits.
Taking a laissez-faire approach to savings bond management can cost you.
If your savings account is dwindling, trick yourself into stashing cash.
If you use some of your tax refund to buy a savings bond, you can get the savings instrument as an actual, old-school piece of paper.
Save automatically and in periods of prosperity. Here is how.
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CDs have been yielding next to nothing for years now and savers have left no stone unturned in the hunt for alternatives. One alternative, the paper savings bond, will be going away in January 2012. Thereafter, consumers will only be able to buy savings bonds online — for the most part. While the yields on
My grandparents bought me savings bonds when I was born. I spent the money the second it was in my grubby little mitts, which was around 16, if I recall correctly. Since then I’ve struggled with my innate tendency to burn through money like water with varying degrees of success. Rather than giving me the