The Best Interest Rates for August 2019

Finding the best interest rates is a lot easier today than it was even a few years ago. Here at Dough Roller, we track rates on everything from checking and savings accounts to mortgages to CDs. It occurred to me, however, that there was no one single page on the site where you could find the […]


The “Latte Factor” is Not About the Latte

If the Latte Factor isn’t your cup of tea, you’ll be glad to know, it’s not about the latte. Here’s a different way to think about your small expenses that can have a big impact on your wallet. I’ve been reading a lot of criticisms of the Latte Factor recently. If you’re not familiar, the Latte […]


Stocks vs Bonds: Find The Perfect Mix

Allocating investments between stocks vs. bonds is one of the most important asset allocation decisions you’ll ever make. Here’s what you need to know. Understanding the differences between stocks vs bonds is critical to asset allocation. The allocation between stocks and bonds is one of the most significant indicators of the risks and rewards of […]


Guide to the Best Balance Transfer Credit Cards of 2019

They say there’s no such thing as a free lunch. While this may be true, 0% balance transfer credit cards come very close. These special types of cards enable you to transfer high interest debt to a new credit card without paying interest during the introductory rate period. In this guide, we cover the best […]


6 Weird Ways to Invest Your Money

A volatile stock market and crummy interest rates have forced a lot of people to get creative when it comes to investing their money. We’ve put together a list of six of the wackiest ways people are parking their cash. A quick word of caution before you go crazy with these types of investments — […]


How to Handle Stock Market Volatility

Whether it’s rough seas or a volatile stock market, the same rules apply. When storms rock the boat, don’t jump ship. Wait for the bad weather to pass and stay the course. Recently a member of the Dough Roller Facebook group, Beverly D., asked a timely question about the stock market: As you might imagine, […]