Advanced Investment Strategies for Checking

Best banks 2013: Should you switch?

November 12, 2013

MONEY Magazine has announced its top banks for 2013, but are these institutions good enough to attract your business?

5 end-of-year money moves

October 16, 2013

Tax deadlines and holiday shopping make the end of the year a natural time for some financial maintenance.

4 signs of money immaturity in teens

August 28, 2013

If your son or daughter displays these signs, some remedial financial education may be in order -- fast.

Walmart's Bluebird card: Has checking met its match?

November 2, 2012

Walmart's Bluebird prepaid debit card is a very competitive product, but there are some inherent drawbacks to using any prepaid card.

Why haven't consumers revolted against overdraft fees?

May 14, 2012

While bank customers have risen in opposition to some checking account fees, they are still paying billions in overdraft charges. Learn five ways to avoid them.

Big banks face big issues

April 4, 2012

Federal regulations and a sluggish housing market have kept large banks on the ropes lately. Can they recover?

Will overdraft fees benefit from the CFPB inquiry?

March 2, 2012

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is examining overdraft fees, but can they succeed where other efforts have failed?

Banks search for revenue from wary customers

February 3, 2012

Last year’s customer exodus will likely force banks into being more creative about adding fees. Find out how they may do it.

Making sense of prepaid debit cards

January 24, 2012

Knowing the ins and outs of prepaid debit cards can help you use them effectively and avoid the excessive fees that some include.

Will streamlined checking disclosures catch on? 

January 5, 2012

Chase's move to a new form could signal a renewed interest in customer relations from the nation's big banks.