The Best Interest Rates for May 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 […]


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, […]


Are You Saving Enough for Retirement? Here’s One Rule of Thumb to Know

Exactly how much should you be saving for retirement? It seems everyone has an opinion on this deceptively simple question. Actually, it is simple to answer, so long as you understand the implications of your choices. Are your retirement savings going to be enough for you to live comfortably during your golden years? To address this […]


Best Brokers for IRA Retirement Accounts in 2019

Where to open an IRA can be an intimidating question. Options range from online discount brokers to robo advisors to mutual fund companies. With all of these choices, it can be difficult to know which is best. Whether you are looking to open a traditional IRA, Roth IRA, rollover or even a SEP IRA, in this […]