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Karon Warren

Karon Warren

For more than 20 years, Karon Warren has covered general personal finance, mortgages, insurance and credit for numerous outlets including Investopedia, LendingTree, Joy Wallet and Bankrate. In addition, she covers many aspects of travel including family travel, destinations and service articles for such outlets as USA Today’s 10Best, Best Life, Cruise Critic, Family Vacation Critic and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Karon released her first travel guide, 100 Things to Do in the North Georgia Mountains Before You Die (Reedy Press), in September 2020. Also, Karon is a member of the American Society of Journalists & Authors.

Articles by Karon Warren

student loan interest rates

Best Student Loan Rates for May 2024

Student loan interest rates vary based on the type of loan it is, who the lender is, the type of interest rate, and the borrower’s financial information including credit score.

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What Is a Money Market Account? Pros, Cons, Alternatives

Available through banks and credit unions, money market accounts are savings accounts that typically pay higher interest rates than regular savings accounts.


CD vs. Money Market Account: Difference, Similarities & How to Choose

Both money market accounts and certificates of deposit (CD) offer opportunities to earn higher interest than a regular savings account, which can boost savings.