Banking

Banks Editorial Team

November 29th, 2019

Best High-Yield Savings Accounts – December 2019

High-yield savings accounts are the perfect way to meet your long term financial goals. Whether you are saving for a particular investment or simply looking to build your emergency savings, a high-yield or high-interest savings account offers a higher interest rate than a standard savings account, often with similar fees and balance requirements. Benefits of […]

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Banks Editorial Team

November 27th, 2019

Are Checking Account Bonuses Really Worth it?

Checking accounts bonuses for opening a new account may not be worth your time, just like “cash back” when purchasing a new vehicle can be a seemingly wonderful trap,. In fact, sometimes these bonuses are something of a trap designed to lure you into terms and conditions that you don’t really want. Everything from free […]

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Banks Editorial Team

November 22nd, 2019

Better Checking Account: From Local or Big Banks?

One of the most basic needs in the world of banking is a checking account. While many people don’t have savings accounts, certificates of deposit or investment accounts, the majority of working adults have a checking account as a place to deposit their check and pay expenses. While the actual check itself is used much […]

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Banks Editorial Team

October 31st, 2019

The Best Checking Account Providers for October 2019

We went out to look for the best checking account providers for October 2019. The right checking account gives you flexibility and freedom to pay for anything you need, from your weekly groceries to your utility bills to your next vacation. You can use paper checks or a debit card from most checking accounts, and […]

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Banks Editorial Team

October 30th, 2019

Are Free Checking Accounts Actually Free?

For years “free checking accounts” have been a feature of banks all over the country. As the old saying goes, “there’s no such thing as a free lunch,” so what exactly do these banks mean when they advertise free checking accounts? Claes Bell writes for Bankrate that a free checking account usually means that there isn’t […]

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Banks Editorial Team

October 23rd, 2019

3 Reasons To Get a Wells Fargo Savings Account

Interested to see if a Wells Fargo savings account is the right one for you needs? Finding the best banking institution to trust with your savings can be a daunting task. Once you’ve determined your savings goals and intentions, it is vital to find the right institution and account to help you attain those goals. […]

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Banks Editorial Team

October 10th, 2019

Capital One Kids Savings Account Overview – October 2019

Capital One Kids Savings Account – Teaching our children about money is something which should be done as early as possible. Today, unlike in years past, parents are more reluctant to open a savings accounts for their children because of fees, the inconvenience of going to the bank and making deposits, and in some instances, […]

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Banks Editorial Team

September 20th, 2019

Should You Pay for a Checking Account?

Do you know when it makes sense to pay for a checking account? Whether you are searching for a basic checking account, or you are looking for a high interest rate checking account, finding one that meets your needs is easier than ever. Some consumers head to their local banks, others use credit unions, and […]

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Banks Editorial Team

September 19th, 2019

Can My Bank Account Get Hacked Through The Routing Number?

Is giving away the routing number safe? Consumers have natural concerns about their bank accounts being hacked thanks to the fact there are so many bank breaches. One common question is whether a checking account can be hacked using only the bank’s routing number. The simple answer is that accounts can’t be hacked with only […]

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Banks Editorial Team

September 18th, 2019

How To Open a Checking Account With Bad Credit

Is it possible to open a checking account with bad credit? When you’re going through financial hardship, it’s easy to make poor decisions that will affect your credit. One loan default or missed payment could stay on your credit report for up to five years. If you have too many outstanding debts in your credit […]

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