Money Market Accounts
When shopping for a savings account, don't forget to check out money market accounts. Find out what is different about MMAs.
How do money market accounts work?
What every saver needs to know about money markets accounts.
Getting the best MMA rate
Follow these simple steps to earn competitive rates on your shorter-term savings.
How to open a money market account: 5 steps to take
Opening a money market account involves just a few simple steps and it can really pay off.3 min read Aug 15, 2022
Advantages and disadvantages of a money market account
Money market accounts have pros and cons as a place to stash cash.3 min read Aug 15, 2022
What’s the difference between a money market account and a money market fund?
These accounts sound similar, but there are some key differences to know.3 min read Aug 11, 2022
No-penalty CDs: What they are and how they work
Here’s everything you need to know about no-penalty CDs.3 min read Aug 09, 2022
5 reasons to get a money market account
Looking for a place to park your savings? Here’s why a MMA might be appealing.3 min read Aug 09, 2022
Can you write checks from a money market account?
Learn why some banks have limits on how many checks you can write.3 min read Jul 22, 2022
Short-term CD vs. long-term CD: Which is best for you?
CD terms can range from three months to five years. Learn which one is right for you.4 min read Jul 19, 2022
What is a money market fund?
Lay away cash for an emergency or short-term goals with a money market mutual fund.4 min read Jun 09, 2022
12 ways to bank smarter: Simple tips and tricks to increase your wealth
These tips can help you manage your money more wisely and make you a bit richer.6 min read Jun 07, 2022
Types of bank accounts
These four types of bank accounts can help you meet your financial goals.3 min read Apr 20, 2022
Regulation D and savings account withdrawal limits – here’s what changed
How Reg. D impacts your savings account and why it pays to check with your bank.3 min read Apr 12, 2022
CDs vs. money market accounts: Which is best for you?
CDs and MMAs can pay competitive rates, but they have different drawbacks and benefits.4 min read Feb 15, 2022
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Our picks offer great rates, impressive digital tools and other features that make banking a breeze.8 min read Jan 24, 2022
3 strategies for savers in a low interest rate environment
Here’s how to respond to lower rates if you’re in the market for a CD or savings account.2 min read Apr 27, 2021
Bankrate’s best banks and credit unions of 2021
We analyzed thousands of data points to determine the best financial institutions in America.6 min read Jan 13, 2021
Ask Bankrate: When will yields on savings and money market accounts stop falling?
One Bankrate experts suggest deposit yields may be close to bottoming out.5 min read Sep 25, 2020
Federal Reserve lifts six-withdrawal limit on savings accounts
Consumers get more access to their savings at a time when they may urgently need it.3 min read Apr 24, 2020
3 things to do if you have cash in a brokerage account
Don’t ignore the cash in your brokerage account. It probably could earn more elsewhere.3 min read Nov 13, 2018