Learn About Cash and Cash Equivalents in 1 Minute

Let’s be honest.

Cash and cash equivalents are not something we get to hear about in our day to day lives.

They don’t ask you at the grocery store if you are paying cash or cash equivalents- they ask you, “Will you be paying with cash or card?”

So, what is a cash equivalent? What is the value? And what do you need to know to take advantage of that value?

This short and informative video by 1 Minute Economics teaches all about the difference between cash and cash equivalents such as certificates of deposit (CDs), Treasury bills, and money market funds.

If you want to learn more about cash equivalents scope out  WisdomTree: An Introduction to U.S. Floating Rate Treasury Notes. 

If you’re looking to invest in some cash equivalents, Considering Short-Term Treasury ETFs has some great options.