Welcome to the latest Financial Friday Round-Up, our weekly column filled with the best things for you to read, watch or listen to regarding finance around the web. Below you will find articles on rising interest rates, naming a new company, boom times, and more.
Interest Rates Are Rising — What This Means for Your Bank Account
The news of the week was that the Federal Bank raised interest rates to curb inflation, but what does this mean for your accounts? Check out this explanation from Kiplinger for the full picture.
Online Banks are Finally Raising Interest Rates on Savings Accounts Again
Rising interest rates can also mean good news for savings accounts, particularly those from banks like Ally and Marcus, who recently raised the APY for online accounts. Check out this Money article for more information.
What to Name a New Company? Experienced Entrepreneurs Play to Emotions
One of the most important parts of starting a business is settling on a name. While first-time founders often focus on descriptions of what the company does, successful entrepreneurs often play to their customers emotions. Check out this Wall Street Journal article to find out how.
For Tens of Millions of Americans, the Good Times Are Right Now
With the onslaught of bad news concerning inflation and interest rates these days, you would be forgiven if you believed that Americans were struggling. The truth is actually the opposite — the New York Times reports this week that most Americans are experience a boom time right now. Check out this piece to learn more.