Financially Speaking Podcast

Wasting Away

February 17, 2012

Remember around 1980 when money market funds earned as much at 17% per year?  Compared to the paltry rates we see today, the interest rates of the late 70s and 80s seem fantastic.  We yearn for the chance to get higher rates on bank CDs and...

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