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

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
Capital One 360 Checking Account Review

Capital One's checking account is an incredible option with no fees, no account minimums, access to 40,000+ ATMs and interest…

Jason Lee
Jason Lee
Aug 9, 2020
Wells Fargo Checking Account Review

Wells Fargo offers a variety of checking accounts with low minimum deposits and moderate fees.

Margaret Wack
Margaret Wack
Sep 3, 2020
Bank of America Checking Account Review

Bank of America has three different checking account options that have low account minimums, low and avoidable fees and access…

Jason Lee
Jason Lee
Jun 30, 2020
What Happens If Everyone Starts Saving More?

Americans are saving more and more as consumer confidence falls, and despite what some people may think, this is actually…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jun 3, 2020
Wells Fargo CD Rates Review

Wells Fargo offers standard CDs, step-rate CDs and a five-month promotional CD with varying term lengths and APY rates on…

Jason Lee
Jason Lee
Aug 25, 2020