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Help me Decide What to do With my Money

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by LevesqueIsKing, Oct 2, 2007.

  1. LevesqueIsKing

    LevesqueIsKing An Instant Classic

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    I'm not spending it, I'm depositing it.

    I dont know anything about this process except what my mom told me in 5 minutes:
    Savings Account: 0.22% interest. What my money is in now and I want to get it out asap.
    Bonds: Approx 5% interest. Cannot withdraw money for extended periods of time, is virtually not an option due to my age and the fact that I need to spend money.
    Online Accounts: Approx 4.5-5% interest. Its basically a savings account that is online and is linked to your bank account, there are many different sites.
    CD's: Approx 5% interest. Similar to bonds, but with more options. You can get a CD for 6 months, one year or two years and you can renew them after its finished.

    Right now, I am leaning towards getting a CD. However, I know very little about this and any and all suggestions are appreciated.

    Any information I'm missing? Pros and Cons of each process? What would you do if you were in my position (I have about 5,000 dollers and might need to make small withdrawals every now and then).

    FYI I'm not interested in Stocks right now. I don't know enough about them and dont want to take the risk. Call me a pussy!
     
  2. Marioman

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    5000....**** dude...I have about 500...but then again im only 15 and don't have a job...Sounds to me like a cd is a good choice but I really wouldn't know
     
  3. blueovalboy7

    blueovalboy7 They call me Hammy!

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    Just doing a little poking around, looks like CD's are the way to go, but make sure you look into everything more in depth.
     
  4. Gaz

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    basically, if you wire me the monies, then we can set up a bank account for you with 10% intrest....

    ok thats a joke...

    just put it in a bank account, theres no hassel!!!!
     
  5. LevesqueIsKing

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    Yeah, and I'll also get the worst rates known to man.
     
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    ^Yeah. I don't know what my interest rate is but with $1150 in my bank account, my quarterly interest was 8 cents! I have no idea what to spend this massive bonus on! :scared:
     

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