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 16, 2019
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
Nov 21, 2019

Most Recent Articles

Student Guide to Checking Accounts

If you’re in college, the idea of maintaining a checking account could be brand new to you. After all, this…

Saundra Latham
Saundra Latham
Feb 26, 2020
Six Bills You Can Negotiate Down to Save Money

If you have a love-hate relationship with your monthly bills, you’re not alone. While most of us enjoy a modern lifestyle…

Holly Johnson
Dec 13, 2017
The Best Bank Account for Kids

Time to teach your child about socking away their money? A good bank account for kids comes without any minimum…

Holly Johnson
Mar 27, 2020
How to Avoid Excess Bank Fees

By Peter Miller The world of consumer banking used to be based on the pillars of free checking and equally…

TSD Contributor
Nov 13, 2019
How to Earn Free Money with a Bank Account Bonus

Who knew that storing cash in the bank could be so profitable? You'll earn free money with a bank account…

Holly Johnson
Mar 3, 2020
What Is a Debit Card?

A debit card looks like a credit card - and functions like one at the cash register - but it's…

Saundra Latham
Saundra Latham
Feb 7, 2020