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

Cyber Insurance and Personal Data

Imagine if complete strangers could look inside your head and see your every thought and know everything about you. Imagine…

Frank Addessi
Nov 28, 2014
How to Use Technology to Start Saving More

The numbers on who is saving money in America — or more commonly, who isn’t — may shock you. According to a…

Kristen Kuchar
Dec 11, 2019
The Future of Banking and Credit Cards

Learn More About the Current Trends in Banking and Credit and What Experts are Expecting to See in the Future.

Ellen Gans
Ellen Gans
Sep 11, 2014
Credit Union vs. Bank: Understanding What Works for You

What is a credit union? How is it different from a bank? What are the benefits of a credit union?…

Hal Bundrick
Hal Bundrick
Oct 10, 2019
Some Thoughts on Bank of America’s Debit Card Fee Plan

I woke up to several emails this morning about Bank of America’s new plan to charge a $5 monthly fee…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Nov 13, 2019
Online Banking and Contingency Plans

A few weeks ago, I put out a call on Twitter and on Facebook for detailed posts that people would…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jul 7, 2011