This table shows rates on select cash alternatives as of 8/29/2022. Traditional banks are still paying nothing, which is unlikely to change anytime soon. FDIC-insured cash deposits at most brokerage firms aren’t particularly appealing either with 0.25% at Schwab. With a little extra work, moving your money to a High Yield Online Savings account, such as Ally or Marcus, might be a good option for many savers.
Stocks vs. Bonds – Defensive Play Calling
We look at which bonds do best in stock market downturns. Higher quality (especially Treasuries) and longer maturity bonds are better at defense.
Bond Market Overview: Size and Growth
In this article I continue analysis of the U.S. Bond Market by putting it in context with dollar figures and growth statistics for various issuer types.