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
Mar 11, 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?

Here\'s what you need to open a bank account in person or online.

Saundra Latham
Saundra Latham
Sep 17, 2019

Most Recent Articles

How Do Money Orders Work?

A money order is a small piece of paper similar to a check that allows the person named to receive…

Saundra Latham
Saundra Latham
Sep 9, 2019
What Is a CD or Certificate of Deposit?

A CD, or certificate of deposit, can earn you a higher interest rate on your savings - if you don\'t…

Saundra Latham
Saundra Latham
Sep 17, 2019
Personal Finance 101: What Is a Cash Advance?

So you need some cash, and you need it quick. Should you take a cash advance from your credit card? Featured…

Saundra Latham
Saundra Latham
Jul 1, 2019
Reader’s Poll: How Does Zelle Stack Up?

Dubbed the "Venmo killer" by Bloomberg, Zelle is a new P2P payment app that allows users to transfer money directly…

Michael Pearl
Dec 4, 2017
How to Compare Banks and Credit Unions When Looking for a New Financial Home

Let’s say you’re moving to a new community and thus need a new home for your banking and checking services,…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Oct 24, 2017
Guide to Securing Your Child’s Credit Future

Introduction It’s no secret that the American culture has money problems, but more specifically – credit problems. Consider the following…

kyleedulabs
Jan 25, 2019