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 CD Rates

Capital One CDs are available with no account minimum, industry-leading APY rates, low early withdrawal penalties and rates available regardless…

Jason Wesley
Jason Wesley
Jun 18, 2020
Chase Personal Loan Alternatives

The best alternatives to Chase personal loans.

Aleksandra Deric
Aleksandra Deric
Jun 5, 2020
What to Do With Your Extra Cash From Staying at Home

Many people have found themselves with more money in their checking account due to stay-at-home orders. Here's what to do…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
May 13, 2020
Best 1-year CD Rates

Certificates of deposit (CDs) are a safe way to store your savings and accumulate interest over time.

Margaret Wack
Margaret Wack
Jun 26, 2020
How to Get Your Stimulus Check As Soon As Possible

Not everyone will be able to access their coronavirus stimulus check payments as quickly and easily as others. Here are…

Samantha Kostaras
Samantha Kostaras
May 7, 2020
Where to Find Financial Relief During the COVID-19 Pandemic

If the COVID-19 pandemic has affected your ability to make ends meet, you could find help from these financial institutions…

Samantha Kostaras
Samantha Kostaras
May 12, 2020