savings accounts

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.

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.

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.

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.

6 Ways to Get Paid for Saving Money

Interest, dividends, and investment earnings aren't the only ways to make money by saving. Get paid to save with these rewards, tax credits, prizes, and more.

7 Great Investments for First-Timers

If you're new to investing and unsure of where to start, don't fret! Check out these investments that are great for newbies.

The Types of Savings Accounts: Which Is Right For You?

Everyone needs an emergency fund, but with interest rates on savings accounts so low, where should you keep this money? Here are your options.

Why Saving Money Is a Gift to Your Future Self

It can be hard to save money for a rainy day...or rainy years. Learn why you should, and why thinking about it as a gift can help.

4 Quirky Ways to Spend Less and Kick-Start Saving

Learning to spend less and save more doesn't isn't intimidating when you follow these enjoyable, unconventional strategies.

Women's Saving and Investing: Is Your Money "Girl Money?"

Understanding how to save and invest your earnings not only makes financial sense, but helps women (or anyone!) become more independent and confident.

How to Earn a Good Interest Rate in a Low-Rate Environment

If you're feeling ho-hum about saving while interest rates hover around 1%, discover why current interest rates don’t dictate your average return over time.

6 Common Excuses for Not Saving Money

If you don't feel like you're saving enough money, there's probably one thing stopping you — you. Learn how to get over the excuses and start saving.

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.

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.

How to Save Without Goals

Basic plans for saving and investing that don't require use of a formal financial plan with specific goals.

Is There Such a Thing as Risk-Free Investing?

Most definitions for “investing” indicate that the term is used to describe money that is invested with an expectation of profit. This definition determines that an investment does

Retirement for Stay-at-Home Parents

Many families make a sacrifice by having one parent stay at home to raise their children. If the stay-at-home parent remains at home and unemployed for the majority of his or her