The 9 best short-term investments to hold money for real estate deals

What are your best options for short-term investing? Start here in your search for the best short-term investments.

High-Yield Savings Accounts

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) insures all bank accounts and money market accounts, up to $250,000.

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The US Treasury Department issues short-term bonds called Treasury Bills, or T-Bills among the cool crowd.

Treasury Bills (T-Bills)

Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS)

The face value adjusts based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI), so the value adjusts by the inflation rate.

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Short-Term Bond Funds

These funds offer instant liquidity, however, as you can buy and sell shares instantly through your brokerage account.


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