There’s no doubt that the banking industry has had a tough time over the past month. Interest rates have fluctuated. Most notably, ING Direct’s Orange Savings Account is now at 2.75% APY (1.5% as of May 29, 2009) and Washington Mutual’s Online Savings Account is now tun by JP Morgan Chase and offers 3.0% APY. Here are more updated interest rates.
Check out some of these articles from around the web. Jim from Blueprint for Financial Prosperity suggests several investments outside of the stock market. You may want to recover after this current stock market decline, and Five Cent Nickel offers some examples.
Million Dollar Journey looks at doctors’ salaries and isn’t impressed. Here is a selection of the worst gifts received by Lazy Man and Money. The Simple Dollar offers ten suggestions to keep in mind when buying a house. For some career advice, head to Money Smart Life, where you can find ten suggestions culled from the blogger’s peers.
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Updated June 16, 2011 and originally published October 11, 2008. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.