Recent legislation cut interchange fees charged by banks to retailers. To recoup losses, many banks are now charging fees to account holders.
It Might Be Time To Break Up With Your Bank
You might be missing out on better rates or better customer service at another bank. It might be time to break up with you bank.
Banking With Your Phone? Be Sure To Protect It
As we become a more mobile society, many of us are interested in taking everything with us. This includes email, contact information, access to the office and schedules. We even like to do our banking and investing on the go. Smart phones have made it possible for us to perform almost any function involving the […]
Have A Debt Free Holiday By Using A Rewards Checking
In the past I’ve advocated planning ahead for regular expenses that come up every year by setting up specific goal based savings accounts at places like Ally Bank or Capital One 360. I believe it’s a good idea to plan ahead for things you know are going to happen, so that when the time arrives […]
PerkStreet Financial Free Online Checking: A Good Credit Card Alternative With 2% Cash Back
If you’ve read this blog for any period of time you’ll probably know I’m not a huge fan of the big credit card companies. They tend to toe the line between what’s legal and illegal and in the end it’s always the consumer who gets hurt. My feeling on the topic is that in most […]
How Many Financial Accounts Should You Have?
Financial accounts are a modern day necessity. Most people have an account at a bank, if not multiple banks. At that bank they are likely to have a checking account, savings account, and even a CD. In addition, it is quite common for people to have multiple active credit card and debit card accounts. Unfortunately, […]