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What to Do If Your Paycheck Bounces

You got an "insufficient funds" memo from a much-needed paycheck. Don't panic: Here's how to make sure you get paid.

8 Reasons You're Still Stuck in a Financial Hole

You're in a financial hole. If you don't quit these bad money moves, ASAP, you're just going to keep on digging.

Is an All-Cash Diet Right for You?

Budget in the red again? Quell your craving to overspend with plastic with an all-cash diet instead.

8 Financial Wake Up Calls — And How to Deal With Them

When it comes to managing your money, stop hitting "snooze."

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.

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 Simple Ways to Safeguard Against Bank Bullying

Banks can be like huge monsters, chomping up your cash with fee after fee. Here are six ways to fight back.

My Bank Stole My Grocery Money

My bank charged me almost $100 in overdraft fees, even though my bank statement never went negative. As one of my colleagues here at Wise Bread reported last week, banks use this s

Banks Can Manipulate Your Transactions, Then Charge You 1750% Overdraft Fee

Learn how your bank's tricky policies can deplete your account.

Avoid Bank Fees

How do you avoid bank fees? Read the stuff from your bank and understand what services are free and what services aren't.

Debit Cards vs. Credit Cards: Fees and Fraud Protection

Debit cards might be better than credit cards because in theory, you'll spend less if you are only paying with money you have. But how do debit cards stack up in terms of fees and