In the following video, Motley Fool Stock Advisor analyst Jim Mueller takes a question posted by a Fool reader on a Stock Advisor discussion board:
I have some money which I'll need to use in 8-14 months. The standard advice (e.g., from Vanguard) is to put all of this into a money market fund immediately, but those pay really low rates. I know this is the safest thing, but I'm curious what a Fool would do?"
Making the right financial decisions today makes a world of difference in your golden years, but with most people chronically under-saving for retirement, it's clear not enough is being done. Don't make the same mistakes as the masses. Learn about The Shocking Can't-Miss Truth About Your Retirement. It won't cost you a thing, but don't wait, because your free report won't be available forever.