Within the past year I became aware of a online payments alternative that had sprung up out of the cornfields of Iowa. It’s called Dwolla, and while it has it’s shortcomings, I believe it can be a viable and cheaper alternative to PayPal.
Mint.com announced that they are going to be creating a new suite of tools similar to what they offer on their site that can be integrated into banking partner websites. Would you use Mint via your bank’s website?
There are times where you may want to help a child to start saving up for the future, saving for college or help to teach them how to manage money. One option to do that is to set up a custodial savings account.
I recently discovered the savings and CD accounts from CIT Bank. They offer some pretty competitive rates, among the top 5 that I’ve seen recently at the writing of this review. Here’s a look at CIT Bank.