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Being A Woman Does Not Alone An American Hero Make Image Courtesy: Pexels

Being A Woman Does Not Alone An American Hero Make

It’s understandable that we look to women now to take us out of the current crisis in America .  There is no question that men, holding the vast majority of positions in the two houses of Congress and in the Administration, ar... Read →

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Could Trump Fire Fed Chairman Jay Powell?

It is very standard practice that the Chairman of the Federal Reserve is appointed to a 4-year term by the President of the United States.   It is also custom that in between appointments, the President refrains from commenting... Read →

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Should I Deposit Over FDIC Limits in XYZ Bank?

Having been running BestCashCow for many years now, this is the most common question that I receive.    The question comes from people I know well and people I know casually and people who I don’t know at all. &... Read →

October 2018 Update – Five Online Savings Accounts to Consider as Rates Rise Image Copyright: BestCashCow

October 2018 Update – Five Online Savings Accounts to Consider as Rates Rise

Following the Federal Reserve’s hike in the Fed Funds rate in September, we have seen interest rates of all durations move up in the first week in October.   Savings rates too have risen, causing the best rates in BestCas... Read →

Morgan Stanley is Offering its Customers 2.10% on Savings or 2.40% on a 6-Month CD Image Courtesy: Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley is Offering its Customers 2.10% on Savings or 2.40% on a 6-Month CD

Morgan Stanley is trying to get its large customer base to move some of their assets back to the bank from other institutions that may have offered better rates in the past.   They are doing this by offering an promotional savi... Read →

Senate Confirmation of Kavanaugh is a Huge Victory for Democrats Image Courtesy: Huffington Post

Senate Confirmation of Kavanaugh is a Huge Victory for Democrats

Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s elevation to the Supreme Court is a tremendous defeat for democracy and probably a serious low point for our country.   At least it is a low point in terms of things we have done to ourselves. ... Read →

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Interest Rates Rise: What it Means for CDs

Over the last two days, we have seen the 10 and the 30-Year US Treasury rates move higher.   The financial media is saying they “spiked” but the 10-year US Treasury is now at 3.20% (from 3.00%) and the 30-year US Tr... Read →

TIAA Global Growth Marketsafe CD is to be Avoided Image Courtesy: Business Wire

TIAA Global Growth Marketsafe CD is to be Avoided

Back before TIAA acquired Everbank, the latter made a name for itself issuing CD products that were aimed at unsuspecting, ill-informed customers looking for exposure to emerging markets and/or their currencies.

I warned custom... Read →

Federal Reserve Raises Fed Funds Target Rate to 2 - 2.25%

The Federal Reserve voted unanimously today to move the Federal Funds rate up by 25 basis points to 2 to 2.25%.

BestCashCow had predicted this move Read →

6 Simple Ways to Pay off Your Mortgage Faster

Making monthly minimum payments on a mortgage can affect your wallet, retirement, and self-esteem. We’ll focus on the most effective mortgage repayment strategies like making initial and principal payments, and how to downsize expe... Read →

Amarin Shows Vascepa Is A Mega Blockbuster Image Courtesy: Drugs.com

Amarin Shows Vascepa Is A Mega Blockbuster

Tiny little Amarin Corporation, an Irish pharmaceuticals company, just released the results of the reduce-it trial today.

Amarin was testing the effect of epa - one of the components of fish oil - in patients with a h... Read →

The New York Times – All the News That’s Fit to Print -- and Then Some Image Getty Images

The New York Times – All the News That’s Fit to Print -- and Then Some

The New York Times did a very, very stupid thing, either because they themselves – like most Americans these days – are pretty stupid, or because they were bending over backward (foolishly) to show how impartial they are.

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American Women, American History will Not Forget! Image Courtesy: CNN

American Women, American History will Not Forget!

#MeToo and all of the strides women have made in recent years are about to fall for want of two women in America on whom so much rests and who now appear not to have the ”cajones” to save contemporary women’s rights, ro... Read →

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The Trump Family’s Responsibility, not the Country’s

In this first quarter of the 21st Century, family’s in America are dealing ever more frequently with the impact of longevity and all too often with the companion devastation and tragedy of aging of the body and mind of i... Read →

Ignore the Know-Nothings Pushing Emerging Markets Now More than Ever Image Courtesy: TribuneIndia.com

Ignore the Know-Nothings Pushing Emerging Markets Now More than Ever

Every couple of hours, CNBC brings in a money management type to ask them what they are buying (and selling).   Anyone who has been watching CNBC for more than a decade knows that this is a good time to hit the mute button.

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