Author Topic: Cash reserves: Keep for possible rental? Or invest/put in Ally Bank?  (Read 760 times)

omega13

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Curious what you guys and gals recommend for my scenario.


I have about 15k in a savings account for personal and future-rental property emergencies. I also have about 60k in a checking account from a cash out refi. I'm looking for a rental property but don't know when it'll happen given the market I'm looking at. This could be in 1 month or 12. Money is currently with local bank earning subpar interest :(.


 I don't know what the best way to organize this money is in the mean time so it doesn't grow as I wait.


Should I:


1. Put it all in an Ally Savings account? Link it to a checking so I can transfer and have it accessible in case any opportunities arise?
2. Put the 15k in Ally, and the rest in VTSAX?
3. Play the leprechaun game i.e...open a bank account, get $300 bonus deals, wait, and then shift the money around :)?


What do you recommend?

omega13

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Re: Cash reserves: Keep for possible rental? Or invest/put in Ally Bank?
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2017, 10:13:38 PM »
Thank you bender. Is Ally still the better choice for an online high yield savings account in your opinion?