Investing in the stock market can be extremely rewarding, but is not without risk. While most investors understand that volatility is a given in the stock market, for those trying to decide whether to invest, the volatility alone gives them pause.
Like health care, many of us continue with the same auto insurance policy for years, never bothering to find out whether another insurance carrier could provide better service or save us some money. But there are several reasons why shopping for another auto insurance policy can make sense. Here are just a few.
The average $20 bill is in circulation for 7.9 years, according to a report by the Federal Reserve. That’s better than the $10 bill, which has a lifespan of only 4.5 years, but worse than the $100 bill, which is in circulation for 15 years. Here’s a quick look at what goes into creating a $20 bill and what determines when a bill’s lifespan ends.
Can the federal funds rate affect the economy? The federal funds rate is the interest rate at which banks lend funds to each other from their deposits at the Federal Reserve (the Fed), usually overnight, to meet federally mandated reserve requirements.