Tag Archives: banking

Switching Banks

Switching Banks

Tired of the fees, low interest, or bad service at your bank? The infographic below shows how to switch to a new bank.

Balance Your Checking Account

Balance Your Checking Account

Today with online banking and mobile apps, many people no longer bother to balance or reconcile their checking accounts. But even though bank errors are rare, there are still some good reasons to at least review your account monthly: See how much you’ve spent during the month on various categories. Sometimes it’s helpful to addRead article

Avoid Bank Fees

Avoid Bank Fees

Avoid paying unnecessary fees to your bank every month. Check with your bank and see how you can configure your account to avoid ALL FEES. Don’t get trapped into, “Well, it’s only $10 a month.” They all add up! There may be a minimum balance requirement. Decide if you can meet that consistently. If allRead article

Ask for a Lower Rate

Ask for a Lower Rate

Ask and you might receive. When Money magazine called 10 credit card lenders and merely asked them to lower their interest rates, 3 out of 10 did! If you have a car loan, ask if they can reduce the rate of that as well. This could also work in other areas of banking. If yourRead article