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Series of articles to understand your options for banking. We cover ins and outs of checking and savings accounts, different types of banks, etc.

Banking

Have Trouble Saving Money? Try One Bank Account

Are you one of those who has trouble saving money? Or, want to do better at saving more? Well, you’re not alone. Right now, the national savings rate stands at about 5%. This is pretty weak considering other countries. France has a savings rate of almost 16% and Spain, nearly 14%. So what’s this all

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Five Ways to Protect Your Debit Card and Identity

In the modern age, it’s easy to be bombarded with frightening advice on what you should or shouldn’t do if you want to protect your identity and your cash. Technology is evolving, and with it, new ways for hackers and scammers to get at your hard-earned cash. But that’s no reason to live in fear.

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How to Shop Around for Your Bank Account

Earlier this year I wrote about how to stop living paycheck to paycheck with passive income streams and the importance of having your family assets diversified in more than one bank. Well I happy to report back that I’m actively taking my own advice. About a month ago we opened up a second bank account to

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