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Should You Buy Floating-Rate Notes?

The yields offered by banks are laughable. This situation got several well-known companies thinking, "Let's sell debt to consumers who recognize and trust our brand, and offer interest rates on it that are slightly higher than these CDs and money markets." Thus, the "floating-rate demand note" was born.

PayPal Launches iPhone App for Depositing Checks

Adding another twist to the concept of online banking, PayPal has added an iPhone app that allows users to photograph their checks and deposit the funds into their PayPal account, according to an Associated Press report.

Try a stealth saving plan

When it comes to building up our savings, many of us Americans seem to loathe the challenge. I believe the problem is not that we don't want to save...