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Liz Weston: Should you shift to a cash management account?

Feb. 24, 2020 6:51 AM EST

High-yield cash management accounts are popping up at brokerages nationwide, promising customers much better returns and higher insurance limits than they can get from traditional banks. The accounts are a twist on the sweep accounts brokerages have long offered their customers, where idle cash is swept into a...