Accounts

If you want to make your money work for you, then you have to make sure it’s in the right account. Some accounts are for retirement, some are for short-term savings, some have tax advantages. Sound confusing? It’s actually not. We swear. Let us show you the way.

What's a Roth IRA?

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It's a retirement savings account that gives you tax breaks in the long-run.

What's a 401(k)?

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A 401(k) is an employer sponsored and administered retirement savings plan.

Traditional IRA vs. Roth IRA

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Understand the difference between a Traditional IRA and a Roth IRA and which makes the most sense for you to take advantage of.

Checking vs Savings Account

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What's the difference between a savings and checking account — we compare them both and let you in on the pros and cons of each.

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What's a Roth IRA?

2 min read

It's a retirement savings account that gives you tax breaks in the long-run.

What’s the 401K contribution limit?

1 min read

$18,500 in 2018.

Checking vs Savings Account

4 min read

What's the difference between a savings and checking account — we compare them both and let you in on the pros and cons of each.

IRA Contribution Deadline 2019

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Here's everything you need to know about the 2019 IRA contribution deadline.

What Is a Money Market Account?

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For U.S. savers, money market accounts (MMA) are a popular option. They’re a form of savings account that provide higher returns than traditional savings accounts but boast some of the accessibility features of checking accounts, such as check-writing.

What is a Checking Account?

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You're probably using the humble checking account every day for things like paying rent or buying groceries, but when it comes to finding the right account for you, there's no one-size-fits-all.