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Checking Archive

Six confidential reasons to rethink your banking relationships

May 5, 2014

Banking has changed over time, and it's likely your banking needs have too. Here's why you may want to reconsider where you're at today.

Best Banks in America 2013: Time to Switch?

November 12, 2013

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

Signs of money immaturity - Improving your teen's money habits

August 28, 2013

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

Examining Walmart's Bluebird Prepaid Debit Card

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.

TCF Drops Overdraft Fees in Favor of a Single Daily Fee

May 24, 2011

Bank's move could spur other banks to drop the charges that can lead to a "train wreck" of multiple overdrafts.

5 simple ways to build a rainy day fund - money-rates.com

May 18, 2011

Although many Americans are having trouble making ends meet, here are some ways to save money and keep it safe for when you need it.

6 Websites Make Saving Money Easy and Fun

March 31, 2011

Managing your finances and increasing your savings is made easier and entertaining with these websites.

Major Banks Start Charging New Fees for Checking

February 28, 2011

With bank fees on the rise, customers can avoid the fees by following a few basic requirements, such as maintaining minimum balances and having direct deposit into your account. 

Banks Rolling Out the Red Carpet to Lure In New Customers

February 24, 2011

Banks and brokerage firms are using special incentives in order to bring in more customers with multiple accounts.

Jumbo Yields On Rewards Checking Accounts

January 10, 2011

Learn how much some customers are earning from their checking accounts with these jumbo APY calculations from MoneyRates.com.

5 ways to make balancing your checkbook easier

Is your checking account fully insured? 3 steps to make sure your money is safe

5 ways to save money with your checking account

Checking account debit card safety:10 tips

4 ways to avoid trouble with checking account auto bill pay

5 checking account mistakes to beware

New Checking Account Overdraft Rules: 6 Things You Should Know

What to do if You're Turned Down for a Checking Account

Using Your Cell Phone Camera To Deposit Checks

60-Second Guide to Managing a Joint Checking Account

5 Pitfalls to Avoid When Closing a Checking Account

How Banks Share Your Checking Account History

Is a Green Checking Account Right for You?

Don't Let Thieves Drain Your Checking Account

Five Changes You'll See In Checking Accounts in 2010

Check-less Checking Accounts: The Wave of the Future?

How to Choose a Checking Account: Five Questions to Ask

End of FDIC "TAG" Program Shows Dilemma for Smaller Banks

No Credit Check Checking Accounts

Do Checking Interest Rates Pay Better Than Savings Account Interest Rates?

China, U.S. Spending Habits, and Checking Accounts

Banks Are Offering Perks to New Checking Account Customers

Checking Accounts Offer Unsurpassed, Very Valuable Liquidity

Checking Account Interest Rates: Going Up Anytime Soon?

Banks Giving Away Free Cash

Five Tips for Keeping Your Checking Account Safe

The Pros and Cons of Checking Account Debit Cards

Advanced Investment Strategies for Checking