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

N26 Review

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

Tiffany Verbeck
May 29, 2020
BBVA Bank Review

Looking for the most options and the perks of online banking? BBVA has it all and is certainly worth a…

Troy Lambert
Apr 30, 2020
Betterment Review

Betterment offers great options for beginning investors, and high-yield savings integrated with fee-free checking.

Troy Lambert
Apr 22, 2020
Marcus Bank Review

Our review of Marcus Bank reveals a great No-Penalty CD and high savings rates, but a lack of a checking…

Tiffany Verbeck
May 29, 2020
Bank of America Review

Bank of America is a multinational investment and financial services company headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. It’s the second-largest banking…

Michael Rand
Michael Rand
May 29, 2020
BMO Harris Bank Review

With great money-market accounts and low fees if you maintain high minimum balances, BMO Harris can be a great choice…

Troy Lambert
May 29, 2020