checking accounts

9 Common Mistakes You're Making With Your Checking Account

If your checking account has enough money in it to cover your bills, it's all good, right?

7 Money Moves Every New College Student Should Make

You're in college, and you have a lot to learn. Add these key money moves to your curriculum!

Switch to a Better Bank in 5 Easy Steps

You're not really happy with your bank, but switching is such a pain. Make it easy with this simple plan.

How to Manage Your Debt in 10 Minutes a Week

One way we sabotage debt repayment is by convincing ourselves it's a difficult, time-consuming chore. It isn't if you follow this simple plan.

8 "Free" Things That Aren't

They say there is no such thing as a free lunch. For these other so-called freebies, "free" might actually cost you a pretty penny.

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.

Charged With an Overdraft Fee? Get Your Money Back!

Get hit with a bank overdraft fee? Put on your negotiation face to remove that fee, and then follow this simple plan to make sure it doesn't happen again.

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.

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.

Think Twice Before Ditching Your Current Bank

Choosing quality over customer loyalty can be a big decision when it comes to your bank and personal finance goals. Here are some tips for making the decision to switch.