The Best Interest Rates for March 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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


Stocks vs Bonds: Find The Perfect Mix – DR Podcast 308

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 […]


Ally Bank Review – Great Interest Rates and Low Cost Investing

Why bank online? Better interest rates, no fees and if you bank with Ally, you’ll also find a low cost investment platform. Table of Contents About Ally Bank How Ally Bank Works Ally Bank Savings Products Ally Bank CDs Ally Bank Home Loans Ally CashBack Credit Cards Ally Bank Auto Finance and Leasing Programs Ally […]


DR Podcast 302: How to Build an Emergency Fund in 2019

Building a safety stash takes time and dedication. Here are our tips on how to build and manage your emergency fund. In this podcast episode, find out the three places Rob stashes his cash and where you should never put your emergency money. A while back, I wrote about how my wife and I paid […]