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

Capital One Savings Account

The Capital One 360 savings account refreshingly comes with no account minimums, no fees and an APY rate that's industry-leading…

Jason Lee
Jason Lee
Jun 18, 2020
Citibank CD Rates

Citibank CDs are an investment tool with highly attractive APYs at certain term lengths and a lower minimum deposit requirement…

Jason Lee
Jason Lee
Jun 15, 2020
Bank of America Savings Account Review

Bank of America has several savings account options with a $100 minimum opening deposit and a low monthly fee that’s…

Jason Lee
Jason Lee
Jun 10, 2020
Chase Savings Account Review

Chase Bank offers two savings account options with low maintenance fees that can be waived and APY rates on par…

Jason Wesley
Jason Wesley
Jun 7, 2020
Discover Bank CD Rates

Discover CD rates are some of the highest at any bank and come with plenty of flexible term options and…

Jason Wesley
Jason Wesley
Jun 25, 2020
Chase CD Rates

Chase Bank CDs are available with a min. deposit of $1,000 and APY rates that are competitive with other comparable…

Jason Wesley
Jason Wesley
Jun 5, 2020