Whether they prefer cold, hard cash or a thin piece of plastic, a large portion of Americans are still making purchases with some form of
Let’s say you’re moving to a new community and thus need a new home for your banking and checking services, or let’s say you’re in
A couple of weeks ago, Business Insider published an amazing article by Alex Morrell on check cashing that I think is well worth everyone’s time
Most of us have heard of Equifax, TransUnion, and Experian – the trifecta of credit bureaus that impact everything from credit card applications to car loans.
Glass-Steagall refers to four sections of the Banking Act of 1933, which were set to remedy the absolute power of the financial sector by creating a
A wire transfer is perhaps the fastest and most efficient way to move money from one business to another or from one person to another.
While most of us understand the importance of saving money, that doesn’t mean we know where to save it. Unfortunately, figuring out which type of
A lot of people hate the idea of keeping money in a savings account. They feel like it’s just sitting there, earning next to nothing,
Here’s an approach to establishing, building, or repairing credit that few people are likely aware of: a CD loan. More specifically, the process usually involves
For many teens, learning about algebra and geometry is more common then learning to manage one’s personal finances. Perhaps it’s an unfortunate oversight in our education system,
For most investors, a simple buy-and-hold portfolio of index funds is the way to go. The majority of my own portfolio, which I’ve been managing
Your college student is doing a semester abroad, and you need a way to send cash in case of an emergency. Or maybe you live
While there’s no denying that Disney vacations are expensive, there are plenty of ways to save money on your trip. Stay in an off-site condo instead of
The best money market accounts (MMAs) can be a great low-risk investment for building that emergency fund or storing extra cash. They offer better interest
While even high-earning Americans often struggle with money, making ends meet is particularly difficult for the poor. Americans in the lowest income bracket spend an astonishing 182% of their income.
While you can get by without one, a checking account is a safe and efficient way to store your paycheck and access it when you
Meet the Author Jeff Reeves is a financial commentator with 20 years of newsroom and stock market experience. His work has appeared in numerous finance
As a former professional basketball player who had to buy things in Israel, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Russia, and Germany, I became quite familiar with