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My boyfriend and I had our first joint account at Simple, so it was a blow when the bank shut down.
I investigated other options and decided on Ally as a new home for our funds.
I’m glad we made the switch — our money is earning more interest than before.
What’s the simplest way to double your money? The punchline of an old joke will tell you to hold your cash up in front of a mirror. Sadly, that method doesn’t increase your wealth or purchasing power even a little bit. A better strategy is to put your cash in the stock market, where you can rely on simple concepts to double its actual, spendable value. Here are three of those concepts to get you started.
1. 401(k) employer match
Employer match is the easiest and most reliable way to double your money in an investment account. All you have
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