Banking Blog

There’s more to banking than just paying bills and saving for a rainy day. Whether you’re trying to grow your savings faster, find a better way to pay friends instantly, or just teach your kids about money, we’ll help you get the most from your bank account — or find a better one.

Featured Articles

Do Check-Cashing Services Provide a Banking Alternative?

A couple of weeks ago, Business Insider published an amazing article by Alex Morrell...

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Mar 11, 2019
How Does A Bank Work?

The Basics of Banking Recently, I received a lengthy email from a reader who had a ton of basic personal…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Aug 16, 2019
What Do You Need to Open a Bank Account?

Here\'s what you need to open a bank account in person or online.

Cynthia Paez Bowman
Cynthia Paez Bowman
Oct 14, 2019

Most Recent Articles

How Many Bank Accounts Should You Have?

Over the years, several readers have asked some variation on that basic question, along with some obvious follow-up questions. How…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Oct 4, 2019
A New Mobile App Rewards Your Whole Family for Saving Money

Imagine you’ve been saving up to buy a new Xbox, and a few weeks before reaching your goal, a retailer…

Adam Morgan
Sep 28, 2019
Need Employee Benefits Without a Salaried Job? Try Catch.

Believe it or not, the gig economy now employs more than 1 out of every 3 Americans, according to a…

Adam Morgan
Sep 24, 2019
No Emergency Fund? Start With Your Tax Refund

Life is full of surprises — some good and some bad. Most of us just try to ride the wave…

Holly Johnson
Apr 24, 2019
Seven Ways to Make Sure You Never Pay an ATM Fee Again

Though carrying around cash is increasingly becoming an outdated habit, there are still times in life when a debit card,…

Mia Taylor
Apr 15, 2019
How Hard Is It to Quit Your Big Bank? I’m About to Find Out

Banking is a relationship, and its breakups are as logistically difficult as any other. Consumers may not feel emotionally connected…

Jason Notte
Mar 25, 2019