As an alternative to savings accounts at a commercial bank, many people choose to put their money into money market accounts set up by way of money market funds. Unlike savings accounts, these investments are not insured by the FDIC, but are considered relatively safe based upon the assets they invest in. What are these money market funds and how are they constituted? Salman Khan of the Khan Academy explains.
From this video, you’ll understand:
- The types of investments made by money market funds
- What Net Asset Value (NAV) means