It is always a bit of a conundrum strategizing for your short term cash needs, but especially exasperating domestically because of the “feds” recent actions and the low interest environment. So, it is nice to see this article from Annamaria Andriotis highlighting and describing some of the basic options.
This article links to Wall Street Journal (WSJ). Occasionally the WSJ limits access to subscribers based on its marketing strategy. Often, if the link requires subscriber access, you can “search” the original title of the article and gain access through your search function, where apparently the WSJ allows access.