Emily Pandise has covered business, tech and media for NBC News since 2017. In her early 20s, she realized she had no idea how to manage her money, so she set out to change her financial habits and learned a lot along the way. Now, she wants to help others do the same with this column, “Ask a Finance Whiz.” You can find her on Twitter and Instagram at @emilypandise.
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Here’s a big Q I have — how am I supposed to maximize my savings these days? Interest rates are low, market is volatile, we’re in an economic recession, pending election makes any investment risky, the list goes on. I hate to have my savings sitting in a traditional savings account without any growth, but it feels like now is not the time to move money.
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