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How First-Time Homebuyers Can Save for a Down Payment

Many first-time buyers put off buying their first home due to a struggle to come up with a down payment and closing costs. However, there are many ways to save up for these additional upfront costs with the right plan and assistance available. Here’s how first-time homebuyers can save up for their down payment and set up a meeting with their local...

Everything You Need to Know About Certificates of Deposit

What is a CD?A Certificate of Deposit (CD) is a relatively low risk form of investment that you can attain from a bank. They are a very steady and safe way to earn a return on your money, especially if you have some extra cash on hand that you don’t need. CDs can typically run anywhere from 2 months to 10 years depending on the terms of the...

Benefits of Investing in a Certificate of Deposit

Certificates of Deposit (CD) are a safe way to secure a return on your money, especially if you have some extra cash that you will not need for a period of time. Essentially, a CD is a deposit account with a term that can run from 3 months to up to several years. The interest then accumulates depending on the terms and rate chosen and approved...

How to Make the Most of a Certificate of Deposit

A certificate of deposit or CD account is a type of low risk investment where you put away a certain amount of money for a fixed timeframe, usually ranging from 3 months to 5 years. A CD is usually best suited for people who have cash that they will not need in the near future but, at the same time, are reluctant to invest in riskier options....

Best Times to Use a Certificate of Deposit

It is always advisable to save money and try to make money on your earnings. Save for your retirement, add to your IRA, and pay off your debts. If you are saving accordingly and still have extra funds sitting idle in your savings account, you can receive a higher return on your money by opening a Certificate of Deposit account (CD).

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