9 Ways to Avoid Overdraft Charges

The worst part of an overdraft fee? It's avoidable! Never get dinged again with some simple steps to monitor and prevent overspending.

5 Dangers of Mobile Banking — And How to Avoid Them

There's an app for everything now — even banking. Before you pull out your smartphone to bank, understand the security risks and how to avoid them.

6 Smart Things to Do With Your Bonus

You've got a little extra money on hand, but don't burn it on stuff. Instead, spend that windfall to build a better future for you and your family.

6 Times When It's Okay to Take a Loan

There's nothing frugal about borrowing to support a lavish lifestyle. But for essential big purchases, it's okay to visit your bank.

6 Times You Should Never Take a Loan

You need money fast. Or do you? A loan should never be taken lightly and if you're buying something frivolous, or your credit is poor, reconsider.

4 Ways HSBC's Shady Schemes Helped the Rich Avoid Taxes

Giant bank HSBC was caught helping the world's one-percenters avoid taxes and other currency controls. Find out how they did it.

7 Ways to Pick the Bank That's Right for You

With so many banks — and credit unions! — vying for your business, it can be hard to choose. Here's how to find the bank that works for you.

Capital One 360 Black Friday Sale: Get $100 When You Open an Account

Get $100 when you open an account with Capital One 360. 4 Days Only!

Capital One 360: A Competitive Banking Option

CapOne 360 is a great option for those looking for low fees and great interest rates!

Are You Paying These 6 Unfair Banking Fees?

Fees here, fees there, banking fees everywhere. Cut the expense of banking and other financial services by shopping smart and choosing fee-free.

12 Places to Keep Your Money Safe — And Growing

Sure, you could stuff your money into a mattress, but these 12 savings vehicles keep your money safe and they help it grow a little.

How to Turn $25 a Week Into Almost $7000 in 5 Years

You don't need thousands of dollars to earn real money investing. All you need is $25 a week and a plan — this plan.

9 Good Reasons to Choose a Credit Union Instead of a Bank

We're big fans of credit unions at Wise Bread, and once you get a look at this list of reasons why, you will be too!

10 Reasons Why Bank Vaults Are Much More Interesting Than You Thought

Learn about KFC's secret chicken vault and other fascinating facts about the world's most secure rooms.

The Simple 5-Step Plan to Complete Money Management

It's actually easy (and even fun!) to be in control of household finances. Follow this simple plan and use the free tools to take charge of your money.

Online Savings Account Face-Off: Ally Bank vs Capital One 360

You know you should be saving more, even in this age of low saving account interest rates. Find out which of these two leading online banks is right for you.

5 Things Your Teen Needs (or Doesn’t Need) in a Bank Account

Whether managing income from gifts, chores, or a part time job, teach your teen about saving and personal finance at the same time you teach them about banking services and fees.

Why You Should Consider an Adjustable-Rate Mortgage

Despite a bad reputation, adjustable-rate mortgages are making a comeback. Learn why an ARM might be the right choice for you.

Discover Bank Review: You Know the Card, but What About the Bank?

With competitive rates and all the familiar online banking products and features, Discover Bank is worth considering for your banking needs.

Would You Dance to Avoid a Fee?

Would you dance? See what happens when ATM users bust a move to get their cash fee-free.

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