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

How to Send Money Securely Through the Mail

The holidays and birthdays are perfect times to send checks to family and friends in the mail. Take extra steps…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Dec 20, 2019
How to Invest in Real Estate

If you're thinking about investing in real estate to boost your wealth and diversify your portfolio, start by learning the…

Beth Casey
Beth Casey
Mar 13, 2020
E*Trade is Offering a Sweet $100 Cash Bonus on New Accounts

Now through January 6, E*Trade is offering an extra $100 for customers who deposit or transfer a minimum of $5,000…

Angelica Leicht
Nov 15, 2019
U.S. Bank Review

U.S. Bank can meet all your personal-finance needs and provide you with innovative banking options that work for you.

Kristie Kwok
Dec 2, 2019
TIAA Bank Review

TIAA Bank offers a wide range of banking options and offers some of the highest interest rates available on high-yield…

Josh Nadeau
Mar 13, 2020
State Farm Bank Review

State Farm Bank pays decent interest rates when the balances reach a particular tier, and it makes using cash easy…

Renee Breiten
Mar 13, 2020