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Another Fed Rate Cut – Time to Load up on CDs?

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Consider yourself warned… The Federal Reserve just cut interest rates by another 0.50%, meaning that it’s just a matter of time until the interest rate on your online savings account drops. Again. If you have extra money sitting around, now might be a good time to think about locking in a decent rate of return [...]

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Published on October 29th, 2008
Modified on September 27th, 2013 - 9 Comments
Filed under: Banking, Carnivals
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Is WaMu on the Cusp of Failure?

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On the heels of news that Lehman Brothers is fighting for their survival, a Morningstar analyst commented that:
“[Washington Mutual] is the next most likely candidate to have major issues… They got into subprime lending, they got into ARMs. Their home equity book is quite large, and these losses are building and building and building… and [...]

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Published on September 10th, 2008 - 21 Comments
Filed under: Banking, Carnivals, Economy
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Carnivals – Week of 06/02/08

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FiveCentNickel participated in four carnivals this week. Here they are along with links to my articles that were included in each.
The Carnival of Money Stories included “Watch Out for Online Bill Pay Errors.”
The Carnival of Taxes included “Appealing Our Property Tax Re-Assessment.”
The Carnival of Personal Finance included “The Future of Retirement?” Also included was “Do [...]

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Published on June 8th, 2008 - Leave a Comment
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Carnivals – Week of 05/25/08

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FiveCentNickel participated in six carnivals this week. Here they are along with links to my articles that were included in each.
The Carnival of Personal Finance included “The Social Acceptability of Frugality.” Also included was “The Death of the No Fee 0% Balance Transfer Credit Card Offers” from creditaddict.com.
The Festival of Frugality included “Cheap Alternatives for [...]

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Published on June 1st, 2008 - Leave a Comment
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Carnivals – Week of 05/19/08

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FiveCentNickel participated in five carnivals this week. Here they are along with links to my articles that were included in each.
The Carnival of Personal Finance included “Our Allowance System: New and Improved.” Also included were “Hard vs. Soft Credit Checks and Your Credit Score” from creditaddict.com and “Teaching Kids About Money: Lead by Example” from [...]

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Published on May 24th, 2008 - One Comment
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Carnivals – Week of 05/12/08

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FiveCentNickel participated in five carnivals this week. Here they are along with links to my articles that were included in each.
The Carnival of Personal Finance included “Our Investment Portfolio: Asset Allocation and Location.” Also included was “The Three Best Credit Cards” from creditaddict.com.
The Festival of Frugality included “Saving Money With Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs.”
The Carnival of [...]

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Published on May 17th, 2008 - One Comment
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Carnivals – Week of 05/05/08

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FiveCentNickel participated in four carnivals this week. Here they are along with links to my articles that were included in each.
The Carnival of Personal Finance included “Readers’ Choice: The Best Online Brokers.” Also included was “Are ‘Contactless’ (RFID) Credit Cards Safe?” from creditaddict.com.
The Carnival of Financial Planning included “Financial Infidelity.”
The Festival of Frugality included “Frugal [...]

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Published on May 11th, 2008 - Leave a Comment
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Carnivals – Week of 04/28/08

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FiveCentNickel participated in five carnivals this week. Here they are along with links to my articles that were included in each.
The Carnival of Personal Finance included “Best Jobs in a Bad Economy: Recession Proof Careers.” Also included was “Why Do Rate Cuts = Rate Increases?” from creditaddict.com.
The Carnival of Debt Reduction included “Are Bi-Weekly Mortgage [...]

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Published on May 4th, 2008 - Leave a Comment
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Carnivals – Week of 04/14/08

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FiveCentNickel participated in four carnivals this week. Here they are along with links to my articles that were included in each.
The Carnival of Personal Finance included “Credit Card Bonus Offers: $1200 Worth of Deals!” Also included was “Are You Willing to Sell Your Credit Score?”
The Carnival of Taxes included “How to Request an Income Tax [...]

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Published on April 19th, 2008 - Leave a Comment
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Carnivals – Week of 04/07/08

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FiveCentNickel participated in four carnivals this week. Here they are along with links to my articles that were included in each.
The Carnival of Personal Finance included “The Best High Yield Online Bank Savings Accounts.” Also included was “Beware of Falling Credit Limits” from creditaddict.com.
The Carnival of Money Stories included “Dealing With the (Possible) Theft of [...]

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Published on April 12th, 2008 - Leave a Comment
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