Archive for the ‘Articles’ Category

The Power of Compounding Interest and Periodic Deposits

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Compounding interest is when you place funds in any investment (often a CD) and you leave the interest in the account which then earns interest itself and your final earnings will be much greater. This can also be accomplished in securities accounts by electing to re-invest dividends. Let’s look at a couple of examples. Example [Read More…]

Small Investment Ideas

Friday, July 1st, 2011

As a company our services are tailored to larger portfolios, but I know lots of people come to our site that just have a few thousand or even a few hundred dollars. So here are some ideas for you. Invest Now First, do something. The longer you wait, the less you will earn. A big [Read More…]

Merry Christmas

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

Just thought I would make a post before Christmas. We will be closed on the 24th. I will post a “Looking Back” next week. For now, let’s look forward to celebrating the Christmas season with friends and family. May your day be filled with joy, laughter, good food, good conversation, and fun family traditions. We [Read More…]

Fighting Scams, Watching your Credit, and Great Homes

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

First, thank you to everyone that has enjoyed the series of posts featuring various bank and credit union CD rates. Second, I thought I would take a little respite and focus on a few other topics. One may save you a lot of money and hassle, another may alleviate some fears with opening online savings [Read More…]

Plan a Budget for Financial Freedom

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Hey everybody! I’m excited to bring you a guest post today. It is on a topic that I don’t generally write about, because we focus on helping people who need to invest funds. Marie Nelson provides some tips for a blue print to get out of debt and then hopefully you will be able to [Read More…]

Safe Investment Guides

Friday, March 19th, 2010

I wrote a series of articles on various investments that are generally deemed safe. I actually posted them with an article directory that I’ve enjoyed writing for. Anyway, here are the links. Let me know what you think. Have an awesome weekend. And remember above all else, God is in control. Safe Investments Part I [Read More…]

What Is the Difference Between FDIC and NCUA Insured CDs?

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

I was reviewing our logs and noticed that someone had come to Jumbo CDs, looking for the answer to, “What is the difference between FDIC and NCUA Insured?” Boy, did I feel silly because I didn’t actually have the answer on our site. After all, we help people invest in federally insured banks and credit [Read More…]

Highest CD Rates Commentary – Updated July 2009

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

Updated our running commentary. Highest CD Rates cd :O)

Difference Between IRA CD and CD

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

The biggest difference between an IRA CD and non-IRA CD is the tax consequences. IRAs (Individual Retirement Accounts) can contain a variety of investments, such as mutual funds, bonds, realestate, and of course CDs. Without going into lots of detail about IRAs themselves, they basically are an investment account that grows tax free. You aren’t [Read More…]

Updating Blog

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

Good afternoon. Just a quick note. Certain aspects of the blog may look out of sorts for a few days. We will be working on a new design. BTW, we would certainly love some comments on what we are trying to get to. Here is a link to, hopefully, what it will look like when [Read More…]