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Robinhood.Com To Offer 3% Checking & Savings
Posted by: Blade  |   10 votes  |  8 comments
Just read that commission free trading platform, Robinhood, will launch a new app today allowing users to setup checking and savings accounts with them that will offer 3% interest ... read more
This May Not Be The Place To Post This But I Want My Deposit Account Friends To Stay Alive And Well
Posted by: Ally6770  |   16 votes  |  7 comments
Fewer than 4 out of 10 adults in the United States got flu shots last winter, the lowest rate in seven seasons and one likely reason why the 2017-18 season was the deadliest in dec... read more
Will Your IRA CD RMD Be Subject To An EWP?
Posted by: Bozo  |   12 votes  |  10 comments
As I turn 70 1/2 this year, the question is of more than academic interest to me. For those DA readers at or nearing RMD territory, it's an issue which might be worthy of inquiry. ... read more
How To Play Preferred Stock As Yields Rise -- Barrons.Com
Posted by: RJM  |   6 votes  |  7 comments
If you are searching for yield, you should now be looking at preferred stock. Yields on many preferred issues have risen a half-percentage point or more in the past month, as inves... read more
Is A 4% Inflation-Adjusted Withdrawal Prudent In Retirement?
Posted by: Bozo  |   4 votes  |  0 comments
Volumes have been written on saving for retirement, but less attention is given to spending in retirement. For years, the "4% rule" held sway. Others noted one should save 25X expe... read more
Internet Bank Divisions Of Banks
Posted by: scuttlebut  |   2 votes  |  0 comments
How are these regulated? Are you a depositor of the parent bank as well? Why only out-of-state residents can apply?... read more
Bond Fund Score: Me1004 1, Bozo 0.
Posted by: Bozo  |   6 votes  |  3 comments
Well, friends and neighbors I finally threw in the towel. After a long and losing battle, I cashed out 3/4 of my Vanguard bond fund (VBTLX) to satisfy the remainder of my 2018 RMD.... read more
Sometimes, It’S Bonds For The Long Run When Measured In Three-Decade Increments, Bonds Did Better Than Stocks As Recently As 2011
Posted by: RJM  |   3 votes  |  2 comments
Maybe investors should question the dogma of “stocks for the long run.” History shows that a portfolio of bonds has outperformed stocks surprisingly often and for shockingly long p... read more
Initial 8-Week Teasury Bill Auction To Be Held October 16
Posted by: alan1  |   4 votes  |  1 comment
from Department of the Treasury Resource Center: "Effective Tuesday, October 16, 2018, with the inaugural auction of the new benchmark 8-week Treasury bill, Treasury plans to incl... read more
Penfed ACH Policy
Posted by: RJM  |   14 votes  |  5 comments
Thank you for contacting PenFed. The $5,000 transfer limit for new members is only for incoming transfers. You may transfer the entirety of your certificate funds out. Brad Brad... read more

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