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12 Annoying Bank Fees and How to Avoid Them

Account fees have become big business for banks and a major drain on consumers’ pocketbooks. Protect your balance by avoiding these 12 common fees.

SavedPlus Giving Away $3,000 to Wise Bread Readers

Get $20 just for trying out this free tool and chance to win $1,000.

5 Tips for Scoring a Frequent-Flyer Rewards Flight

Don't just turn in your hard-earned frequent-flyer miles for a measly puddle-jumper flight; follow these tips to ensure you get the most out of your points.

Money Market Accounts: Ideal for Emergency Funds

With a higher return than a regular savings account, a money market bank account is a good choice for your emergency cash.

4 Things to Consider Before You Open an Online Savings Account

Opening an online savings account is a simple act that can offer great benefits, as long as you find the right online bank for your needs.

Debit Or Credit? Which One Should You Choose At The Checkout?

Debit or credit? Although the outcome seems the same, it’s a different process with different consequences.

Barclays US Airways Premier World / World MasterCard Review

Fans of US Airways can save on flights and upgrades by signing up for one of their credit cards.

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.

Citi Platinum Select / AAdvantage World MasterCard Review

Despite a couple of odd fees, the Citi Platinum Select / AAdvantage World Mastercard is a good choice for frequent American Airlines flyers.

Buy the Same House Twice for Less Than Buying It Once

Interest rates have ticked up recently, which means homeowners who've been on the fence about refinancing may want to act soon. Here's what to to expect.

10 Things to Do for Under $5 in the Omaha Metro Area

Omaha was my home for over 6 years, and while I enjoy living a more rural existence, I still frequent the metro for exciting entertainment options and unique shopping excursions.

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.

6 Reasons to Love Your Bank

Banks (especially big banks) tend to be vilified in the media. But there are some very good reasons to be thankful we have them.

7 Popular Vacation Spots That Aren't Worth the Money (and Where to Go Instead)

If you've chosen any of these overhyped destinations for your next vacation, prepare to be underwhelmed (and overcharged).

Best Money Tips: The Pet Edition

Today we are featuring some of the best articles from around the web about saving on pets.

The 10 Things You Need to Do If You Want to Quit Your Job

Americans today change jobs about every five years, and the right way to jump ship is an important career skill. Here's how to make your next move.

25 Great Movies About Money

Get ready to update your Netflix queue. From documentaries to comedies and more, here is the ultimate list of movies about money.

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.

Ally Bank Review: Flexibility and Decent Yields

Ally Bank won't wow you with a multitude of products and services, but it will provide you with the basics at attractive yields and rates.

5 Simple Ways to Fight Burnout

For most of us, we've got too many responsibilities to let burnout and disinterest sap our performance and productivity. So don't.