bank accounts

Best Money Tips: Are Joint Bank Accounts a Good Idea?

Today we found some stellar articles on if joint bank accounts are a good idea, winter travel deals, and stocks for 2014.

Save More by Avoiding Multiple Bank Accounts

Have you been using multiple accounts to save for multiple goals? New research suggests a simpler system might lead to more saving.

Get Ready to Manage Your Bank (and Other Cash) Accounts

Recently, there's been no reason to pay much attention to how you store your cash — it doesn't earn enough interest to worry about. That's about to change.

ChexSystems: What It Is, and How It Can Make It Difficult for You to Open a Bank Account

Most of us know that looking at our credit report is part of maintaining financial health, but what about our banking report? Enter ChexSystems.

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.

Why I Like Big Banks

Lots of people are ditching their big banks for credit unions — but not this writer. Read on to find out why she loves her big bank.

How Simplifying Your Accounts Can Improve Your Finances

Discover how you can simplify your life and improve your finances at the same time by minimizing and streamlining your accounts.

Beating Bank Fee Increases

Sure, you can adhere to all of your bank's (potentially ridiculous) rules to avoid rising fees...or you can start searching for a new bank.

Why I Still Write Paper Checks

I know people who never write checks, but I'm not one of them. Here's why.

Financial IQ Test: How Healthy Are Your Bank Accounts?

Following is a Financial IQ Test, designed to help you determine how healthy your bank accounts –- and your interaction with them -– are. Tally up your score and see how you fare.