checking and savings accounts

How to financially prepare for being laid off

Sometimes, there are warning signs that you are in danger of being laid off -- a buyout of your company, a merger or a strategic change in direction. Other times, the cuts come without warning. But while being laid off is not in your control, being financially prepared for such an event is.

Opening a Robinhood savings account? It may not be insured

Robinhood, the incredibly popular investing app, unveiled new checking and savings accounts Thursday that have no fees, access to 75,000 free ATMs and — here's the kicker — an interest rate that earns 3% for consumers who put money in the product.