Tips on How to Manage Your Online Banking Passwords ››

Tips on How to Manage Your Online Banking PasswordsIt’s rare these days to find anyone who doesn’t do at least some of their banking online. Online banking is convenient, and many institutions offer free bill pay services and even smartphone apps that let you deposit checks into your account without

How to Use Your Bank’s Products and Services to Save for the Vacation of a Lifetime ››

How to Use Your Bank’s Products and Services to Save for the Vacation of a LifetimeOver the past decade or two, vacations have become something of an afterthought for many individuals and families. Certainly increased job and career time commitments are one factor leading to less frequent vacations. But another element of taking fewer vacations is simply

What is Right of Survivorship on a Bank Account? ››

What is Right of Survivorship on a Bank AccountIf you’re diligent about trying to achieve your estate planning goals then you’ve probably prepared a will, set up a power of attorney and possibly also a living trust. You’ve probably also taken those goals into account when you named the beneficiaries

Create Your Own Money Saving Challenge ››

Create Your Own Money Saving ChallengeAs we are already one month into 2014, you’ll find no shortage of financial advice for how to start the New Year off right. A common theme in many of the articles you may see is saving; specifically, plans and strategies for

Banking Advice on How to Save Money by Avoiding Common Banking Mistakes ››

Banking Advice on How to Save Money by Avoiding Common Banking MistakesOpening up a checking account and savings account at your local bank or credit union isn’t particularly difficult. The process is usually quite straightforward, and a bank representative will walk you through each step along the way. Even if you set up

Tips for Using an ATM Card While on Vacation Overseas ››

Tips for Using an ATM Card While on Vacation OverseasOne of the last things a consumer wants to worry about while on vacation overseas is losing their spending money (if one carry a lot of cash), or having to worry about the hassle of replacing lost travelers checks. Because of the

Can My Bank Close My Account? ››

Can My Bank Close My AccountWe normally think about our banking and financial accounts on our own terms. We decide when we want to open a new account, what financial institution we want to do business with, how much and how frequently we deposit funds into and

How to Save More Money Each Month ››

How to Save More Money Each MonthAs much as we’d like to maximize our income, and get a raise each year from our employer, we generally don’t have complete control over our income. Instead, the best way to reach our financial goals is through savings, because we have

The Pros and Cons of Paying Cash for Your New Car ››

The Pros and Cons of Paying Cash for Your New CarUnless you happen to live and work in a densely populated city, chances are you’ll have to buy a car at some point during your life. In fact, the chances are good that you’ll own at least a half dozen vehicles over