What's The Difference Between Money Market Accounts And Money Market Funds?

What's The Difference Between Money Market Accounts And Money Market Funds?

This year, many investors learned the hard way the difference between a money market account and a money market fund. Do you know the difference?

Deposit $75,000 With TD Ameritrade And Get A Free iPod! OMG!

Deposit $75,000 With TD Ameritrade And Get A Free iPod! OMG!

We guess there’s really no point at which you’re “comfortable” enough to not be tempted by a FREE iPOD! OMG! Reader Jonathan forwarded this email from TD Ameritrade in which they tried to entice him to deposit either $75,000 or $50,000 in order to get himself a free iPod Touch.

Signs Of The Apocalypse: Even Money Market Funds Are Losing Money

Signs Of The Apocalypse: Even Money Market Funds Are Losing Money

In the history of money market funds, says the NYT, only one had ever “broken the buck” or actually lost money… before yesterday. On Tuesday, the managers of a multi-billion dollar money market fund announced that their customers might lose money in the fund– a type of investment that is considered as safe as a savings account.