When it comes to selecting your first bank and opening your first bank account, it can be hard to know where to go and what to do. We break it down for you.
Have you ever shopped for a bank since you opened your first account with your parents or while you were in college? If not, now’s a great time to find the best bank for you.
Thinking about the convenience of banking online? Check out this list featuring some of the best online banks for your money.
Your money with the bank gets insured. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) provides insurance coverage but there is a catch.
One of most common excuses I hear everyday about why people accept being at a sucky bank, insurance company, or whatever XYZ business, is that switching is hard. But you know what – it ISN’T! It just takes time, which is something that many people don’t have. So here are some of my tricks to […]
I’ve got a lot of friends that are going to be getting married soon (either this summer or next). It seems to be that time in life when everyone is getting married. But an interesting discussion came up with a friend the other day about how much financial information you should really know before the […]
Or better yet, get a checking account that offers free overdraft protection by linking to your savings account. Check out The College Investor’s list of the best checking accounts.
Warren Buffett is known for his ability to select investments with skill that perhaps not a single investor can duplicate. He’s also known for his loyalty to particular companies and brands. Think of his insistence on drinking Cherry Coke everywhere he goes, or how he seemingly always has a box of See’s chocolates on him, […]
I was in line at Home Depot yesterday, and the person in front of me busted out a check book to pay! Really? I immediately switched lines, because they were taking forever! In this day and age, why is anyone still using physical checks to pay? If you want to use your checking account, use […]
If you’re in college studying finance or accounting (or business, or anything else really), you may wonder what options you have for a career in finance when you graduate. There are a few main career choices in finance, with many many more sub-paths that most people follow. You may think that your only option is […]
2011 was the year of the bank fees. Almost every national bank put out a proposal to raise bank fees and other types of charges. Now that it is 2012, let’s make it the year where you stop paying exorbitant bank fees. I stopped paying Wells Fargo’s Dumb Fees, and you should stop paying your bank’s as […]