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I’m young, single, and healthy, but I just bought $300,000 of life insurance and it was a no-brainer

Realizing that my own death could create a financial burden for my family members made it clear to me that life insurance is a no-brainer.
As long as you're prepared for some paperwork, an IRA rollover isn't so bad.

I rolled over my retirement accounts to gain more control over my savings, and it wasn’t as hard as I’d thought

When I changed careers, I decided to roll over my retirement accounts to have more control over how they were invested.
High-yield savings accounts are a great tool to help you earn more on your money — but they don't avoid taxes.

A high-yield savings account or CD can earn up to 200 times more on your money — but don’t forget those earnings are taxed

Taxes on savings account interest is pretty simple. If you earned more than $10 in your high-yield savings account or CD, you'll owe some income tax.
CDs can be a good place to store money for a future home renovation.

5 times to consider putting your savings in a CD for at least a year

If you have savings that you know you're not going to spend until a future date, a CD is a good alternative to a high-yield savings account.
The average price of car insurance is different for every person — here's why.

The average cost of car insurance in the US, from coast to coast

The average cost of car insurance varies by the state you live in, your driving and credit history, age, years of driving experience, and more.
Kansas City, Missouri.

Who has the best cheap car insurance in Missouri?

For car insurance in Missouri, AAA is a great place to start your insurance shopping, along with Farmers for drivers with good credit.
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I thought switching to a high-yield savings account would be a hassle, but that mistake cost me over $1,200

Switching banks would be a pain — changing direct-deposit and auto-pay info requires work. But it's worth if your bank isn't meeting your needs.
Indiana is one of the most affordable states in the US for car insurance.

Who has the best cheap car insurance in Indiana?

Indiana drivers can get great prices on car insurance from USAA, Progressive, and American Family insurance.
A CD could be a good way to earn more on your money in the long term.

If you’ve considered opening a CD to grow your savings, it might be a good time — as long as you can leave your money alone for a while

When interest rates are expected to go down, it's a good time to save money in a CD. The best CDs right now are earning between 2% and 2.25% APY.

Here are the banks with the best CD rates

We combed through offerings at about a dozen national banks to find the best CD rates right now. Our top pick is Ally Bank for its breadth of options.