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

Discover Bank Just Added Zelle, the Venmo Killer

Discover joins Ally, Chase, and others by adding the popular peer-to-peer money transferring service Zelle to its mobile app and…

Angelica Leicht
Nov 11, 2019
Charles Schwab Bank Review

No ATM fees and ATM fee refunds make this investment bank one of the best and highest-rated ones around.

Troy Lambert
Feb 6, 2020
USAA Bank Review

USAA looks after its members with low fees and helpful banking solutions, though you’ll need military ties to qualify for…

Kristie Kwok
Dec 19, 2019
Wells Fargo Bank Review

Wells Fargo Bank is one of the largest U.S banks that’s working to regain customer trust with consumer-friendly banking products…

KT Hall
Dec 4, 2019
Varo Bank Review

Varo Bank is a mobile bank that offers a competitive APY and great benefits like no monthly maintenance fees, no…

KT Hall
Jan 10, 2020
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