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

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
Josh Nadeau
Jan 10, 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
Nov 19, 2019
Axos Bank Review

Axos Bank is an online-only bank that offers several free perks like no monthly fees, free ATM cards and checks,…

KT Hall
Nov 19, 2019
BB&T Bank Review

With over 150 years in banking, BB&T offers customers a wide variety of financial products that make saving and checking…

Troy Lambert
Nov 20, 2019
N26 Review

Our review of N26 finds an innovative app only banking experience with a solid checking account option but a lack…

Tiffany Verbeck
Dec 20, 2019