Short-term investments are something that only banks and big companies and very rich individuals care about.
But you asked. Sigh. ;).
If you had a plan for a big chunk money and that would not take effect for some number of days, you could plunk that cash into something short-term so that at least it is making something more than nothing during that time. The short-term investment has a due date, so you can buy a 10-day something knowing you need the money in 12 days.
It's a pretty low interest rate, especially in the current economy, so you wouldn't do it for probably under $100,000 dollars. Even that might be too small to bother.
If you're interested, we should talk a bit (for free). I specialize in education and collaboration that includes the professional financial stuff done without the high cost. And I give customers the same professional tools that are usually limited to the yacht-owner crowd. Let me know!
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