Find the Best CD Rates for Investing Your Money

Tweet We have talked a lot about 401k’s and rolling over your employer-sponsored 401k into a either a traditional IRA, or a Roth IRA account when you leave your employer. While IRAs offer several tax benefits, there are reasons you might consider depositing those funds into a Certificate of Deposit (CD). What is a Certificate of […]

Ally Bank Review – Great option in online banking

Tweet A brief background about the bank Ally Bank is the banking unit of Ally Financial. The company started in 1919 as the General Motors Acceptance Corporation or GMAC and ever since has been involved in the financing of numerous vehicles for production. Because of the recent financial and economic crisis in the U.S., GMAC’s […]

How to Change Banks

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Tweet Eliminate Banking Fees by Changing Banks If you haven’t heard by now, many big banks are sticking it to their customers with new, and higher fees. Especially debit card fees. They argue that due to new credit card regulations they are forced to institute these new fees to recoup that lost income. In fact, […]

Aurora Bank Online Savings Account Review

Tweet These days you have a great deal of choices when it comes to parking your cash. It’s hard to believe that just a few short years ago you basically had to rely on your local bank or the then one of the very new online savings account providers. This is great news for consumers […]

FNBO Direct Savings Account Review – High-Yield Savings

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Tweet FNBO Direct is a Great Online Savings Account As interest rates remain low across the board, finding attractive yields on savings accounts is becoming even more difficult. At the very least, you’d like to have your savings try to keep up with inflation, but even that can be a tall order these days. Of […]

5 Reasons Why People Are Broke

Tweet Most people don’t really understand money. There are two things to grasp before you can ever become wealthy. Those two things are illustrated in this top five list of things that explain why people are broke. Broke Reason #1: Money Is Not Wealth Having money is not the same as having wealth. You can […]

Bundle Review: New Features, Track Spending, Create a Budget

Comparing Data in Bundle

Tweet Bundle Review Bundle.com launched way back in January of this year and for a long time you couldn’t do much other than compare a wealth of spending data across virtually every location in the county. While very cool and interesting to see how you compare to your neighbors and other places in the country, […]

Poll: Do You Use Mobile Banking?

Tweet We’ve come a long way in just a few years. Not long ago banking consisted of having a local branch that you used and the idea of mobile banking was to use an ATM or your debit card. Then, we saw a flood of what were considered online banks hit the market in the […]

FDIC and NCUA Deposit Insurance: Financial Reform Makes $250,000 Limit Permanent

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Tweet FDIC Insurance Limits Increase Permanent The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation is a corporation that acts as an independent agency of the federal government. The primary responsibility of the corporation is to act as a insurer for consumer deposits at banks and to help protect the economy at large from the effects of bank failures. […]