YOUR MONEY: Useful info on money market accountsIf you'd like to learn more about money market accounts or compare the going rates, one of these sites may prove useful.
By: Chuck Myers, McClatchy-Tribune News Service
A money market fund typically offers a better interest rate compared to standard interest-paying savings and checking accounts. But money market accounts usually come with terms different from a savings account, such as a specific balance minimum and a limit on account withdrawals. If you'd like to learn more about money market accounts or compare the going rates, one of these sites may prove useful:
Features money market average rates and news.
Compares the differences between a bank money market account and savings account.
Discusses differences between a money market account and savings account, including fee, security and tax considerations.
Details the advantages of saving through a money market account.
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Offers good, brief overview of how money market accounts work.