Banking Blog

There’s more to banking than just paying bills and saving for a rainy day. Whether you’re trying to grow your savings faster, find a better way to pay friends instantly, or just teach your kids about money, we’ll help you get the most from your bank account — or find a better one.

Featured Articles

Do Check-Cashing Services Provide a Banking Alternative?

A couple of weeks ago, Business Insider published an amazing article by Alex Morrell...

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Nov 13, 2019
How Does A Bank Work?

The Basics of Banking Recently, I received a lengthy email from a reader who had a ton of basic personal…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Aug 25, 2020
What Do You Need to Open a Bank Account?

To get started, make sure you’re eligible to open an account. You’ll need to be at least 18 years old…

Cynthia Paez Bowman
Cynthia Paez Bowman
Aug 25, 2020

Most Recent Articles

Discover Bank Savings Review

A Discover Bank savings account earns .70% APY (17.5x the national average) with no minimum balance and no monthly maintenance…

Trevor Wallis
Trevor Wallis
Sep 18, 2020
Marcus by Goldman Sachs Savings Account

Marcus by Goldman Sachs offers an online savings account solution with no minimum deposit, high interest rates and solid customer…

Michelle Wilson
Michelle Wilson
Sep 1, 2020
Ally Bank Savings Account

Learn about Ally high yield savings accounts and get info on whether the Ally Bank savings rate makes sense for…

Nicki Escudero
Nicki Escudero
Sep 3, 2020
19 Black-Owned Banks and How to Support Them

Deciding to "bank Black" isn't just about choosing where you keep your money. It's a way to take a stand…

Saphia Lanier
Saphia Lanier
Aug 19, 2020
Chase Bank Checking Account Review

Chase Bank has three checking account options available with low fees (waivable), a big ATM network, and up to a…

Jason Lee
Jason Lee
Aug 9, 2020
TD Bank Mortgage Review

%%excerpt%% Discover all of the loan options available from TD Bank mortgages, how it serves East Coast states and tips…

Carrie Smith
Jun 30, 2020