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A Hot Tip You Can Take to the Bank!

“The power of compound interest is the most powerful force in the universe.” ~~Albert Einstein

How would you like higher returns with no added risk?? Seems too good to be true, right?  Well it’s not…if you put your savings into an online, high yielding, FDIC guaranteed cash account.  

As my favorite Wall Street Journal columnist, Jason Zweig, recently wrote: “With a few clicks of the mouse, you can crank up the yield on your cash by 2 percentage points, often adding hundreds—even thousands—of dollars to your investment income annually.”

I’m here to tell you. Switching to a higher yield can make a huge difference.

A few months ago, my ace bookkeeper, Ben Falge, suggested I transfer my savings, which was earning .09%, to an online account (Citigroup360) paying 2%. Didn’t seem like a big deal, but I did it. 

Last week he showed me what a big deal it was. My local bank had been paying me $185 in monthly interest. But that soared to $550 a month when I switched.  Just this week, I moved that money to another online account, Ally, paying 2.2% interest. Ben estimates my monthly interest income will rise to $650. Now that’s a big chunk of change!

I encourage all of you to ‘Just do it!’ Now!  Open a high paying online account. As columnist Zweig wrote: “You may never get an easier chance to raise your return at no extra risk.”

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Comments & Feedback

  • Ellen Levin

    Hey Barbara

    By chance, I just read that Salle Mae, E trade and I believe Goldman Sachs(?) all offer over 2 percent with no minimum balance, no fees.

    Was lazy but am going to call my broker now.

    As always, THANK YOU


    Ellen Levin

    • barbara huson

      Hi Ellen…great to hear from you. I heard that Marcus, Goldman Sachs new back for the average person, pays high interest. But didn’t know about the others. Thanks for telling me. It’s funny the article said the only thing that stops people from switching to these higher rates is laziness…though he called it ‘inertia’….same thing. I hope you do it!

  • Pam

    I am with Capital One 360.
    I joined while completing One Year to Wealth in 2017, and am very happy. The customer service is also stellar. I hope you all do this too.

  • Linda Lingo

    Hi Barbara,
    I have mine at Synchrony. Great rate and easy to deal with online.

  • Lisa

    Hi Barbara,

    Thank you for the hot tip! If I didn’t read this message, I would have done nothing.

    A large chunk of money is with Suncorp Metway bank in Australia. I changed from an account earing 1.40% interest to an online account earning 2.60%

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Meet Barbara Huson

When a devastating financial crisis rocked her world, Barbara Huson knew she had to get smart about money… and she did. Now, she wants to empower every women to take charge of their money and take charge of their lives! She’s doing just that with her best-selling books, life changing retreats and private financial coaching.

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