Posted by on Feb 2, 2019 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured |

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By Jason Zweig | Feb. 1, 2019 6:00 a.m. ET


The Federal Reserve signaled on Wednesday that it will be “patient” before raising interest rates again, but you should put your money in motion.

In a few minutes and with a few clicks of a mouse, you can crank up the yield on your cash by two percentage points, often adding hundreds—even thousands—of dollars to your investment income annually. The only hard part is overcoming your own inertia.

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For further reading:


Benjamin Graham, The Intelligent Investor

Jason Zweig, The Devil’s Financial Dictionary

Jason Zweig, Your Money and Your Brain

Jason Zweig, The Little Book of Safe Money

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