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Apr 4th, 2016 - Dan Rafter Bank Financial Health How to Determine Your Bank’s Financial Health Mar 24th, 2016 - Suzanne Driscoll mobile banking Why Consumers May Soon Have to Pay for Mobile Banking Mar 17th, 2016 - Brian Penny Swipe Credit Cards Credit Card Swipe Fees: How You Can Take a Cut Feb 2nd, 2016 - Thomas (TJ) Porter Money cards Credit Union Perks or How to Avoid the Games Banks Play Feb 1st, 2016 - Suzanne Driscoll emoticons The Death of Passwords and the Rise of Smiley Faces Feb 2nd, 2016 - Valencia Patrice Higuera Radius Bank App How a Mobile Bank Ditched the Mobile Keyboard and Found a Photo Fix Jan 28th, 2016 - William Inman job benefits 7 Best Job Benefits You Should Be Using, But Probably Don’t Jan 21st, 2016 - Melanie Pinola Best Banks 2016 Q1 Chase Wins Best National Bank Honors and Ally Takes Online Trophy: 2016 Q1 Apr 21st, 2016 - William Inman Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Confessions of a Former Mortgage Tracker: 4 Dirty Secrets Jan 5th, 2016 - Brian Penny International-Money-Transfers How to Save Money and Hassle in International Money Transfers Jan 5th, 2016 - William Inman Chase bank christmas schedule Are Banks Open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day? Dec 23rd, 2015 - Simon Zhen checking-numbers Cheap Trumps Health When It Comes to Choosing a Checking Account: Survey Dec 16th, 2015 - William Inman MyCBB Website MyCBB Combined Free Checking & Money Market Accounts: A Rethinking of How Banks Make Money Dec 19th, 2015 - William Inman Radius Bank on Apple Pay Radius Hybrid Philosophy: Hybrid Benefits, Yes. Hidden or Restricted Features, No. Dec 19th, 2015 - William Inman Students demanding minimum wages Most 23-Year-Olds Make These 7 Money Mistakes Feb 24th, 2016 - David Incandenza Thanksgiving day bank hours Thanksgiving Day: Are Banks Open? Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen Loan Rates Prepare for Some Pain When the Fed Raises Rates Dec 19th, 2015 - Dan Rafter Gift Cards Forget the Fruitcake and Cookies, Give the Gift They Really Want: Cards That Buy Things Dec 31st, 2015 - Brooke Kaelin Student Debt Don’t Let Student Debt Wreck Your Plans to Buy a Home Nov 5th, 2015 - Valencia Patrice Higuera credit-cards-chips Slow Checkouts, Fraud and Mail Scams: The Problems with the New Chip Credit Cards Oct 30th, 2015 - Dan Rafter Hot rewards rates Rewards Checking Makes the Biggest Comeback Since 2008 Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen Donald_Trump_invest No Need to Vote for Trump to Profit From His Money Strategy Dec 19th, 2015 - Dan Rafter shutterstock_273291662 Why You’re Losing Money to These Shrewd Supermarket Traps Dec 19th, 2015 - Brooke Kaelin retirementtimelineINFO You Thought the Path to Retirement Was Confusing, Think Again [Infographic] Sep 15th, 2015 - Simon Zhen student-loan-infograph-thumb How Far Would You Go to Get Rid of Your Student Debt? [Infographic] Oct 23rd, 2015 - Simon Zhen Small moves can go a long way, even for tiny things such as an ATM visit. 20 Highly Skillful Money Moves You Can Master In Just 60 Seconds Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen What a great feeling it can be to clean up your closet... and your finances. Photo: Flickr Asking How Many Bank Accounts You Need Is Stupid Aug 21st, 2015 - Simon Zhen 5531274984_6675a9eb7d_b Living the American Dream Means Being Poor on Purpose Sep 22nd, 2015 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_155390825 You Won’t Survive In the 10 Most Expensive U.S. Cities, Even With These Great Jobs Dec 22nd, 2015 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_280125734 College Grads: 3 Tenacious Bank Accounts for the Next Decade of Your Life Dec 20th, 2015 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_280611161 You Don’t Have to Switch Banks to Get a Better Checking Account Jul 16th, 2015 - Simon Zhen Image via Flickr Addicted to Your Smartphone? Stop Making These Dangerous Mobile Banking Mistakes Oct 30th, 2015 - Rebecca Lake hsbc How to Save Money With the Right Banking Tools Dec 19th, 2015 - Rebecca Lake A lot of consumers are guilty of choosing a certain bank or account because of recommendations from friends and family. Because everyone's financial needs are different, choosing accounts this way is not a good idea. Image via Shutterstock 4 Ways You’re Making Banking More Difficult Than It Has to Be Dec 20th, 2015 - Rebecca Lake IMG_1216 Ally Bank Fees on the Rise: ATM Access and Overdrafts Cost More Jul 9th, 2015 - Simon Zhen chasePrivateClientMain Chase Loosens Up on Rules to Qualify for Checking Accounts Jul 8th, 2015 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_291462758 A Big Fat Greek Crisis: How Will It Affect You? Jul 7th, 2015 - Frank Addessi shutterstock_285336851 What Happens When You Deposit a Post-Dated Check Early? Dec 23rd, 2015 - Simon Zhen MBT_03 MyBankTracker Gets a Makeover, With New Tools for Smarter Banking Dec 20th, 2015 - Claire Tak 2640997226_cb200ac72e_b Are Banks Open the Friday Before Fourth of July? Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen 17837587743_24e2f71ecd_k Does Radius Bank Offer the New Best Online Checking Account? Dec 21st, 2015 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_147365177 4 Ways to Move Money That Also Address Chase’s No-Cash Deposit Policy Oct 30th, 2015 - Rebecca Lake shutterstock_147365150 4 Banking Myths You Probably Think Are True Jun 24th, 2015 - Rebecca Lake 15184581056_404e085899_k Credit Card Hack: How to Sell Your Barclaycard Travel Miles Apr 18th, 2016 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_203222473 New Startup to Become the Uber of Banks? Abra Turns Everyday People Into ATMs Jun 17th, 2015 - Simon Zhen 17283526416_7e5c6e438c_k Why Banks Make It So Hard to Get Those New Account Bonuses Jun 15th, 2015 - Rebecca Lake shutterstock_162030545 How to Crack the Secret Code of Your Credit Card Numbers Dec 20th, 2015 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_7417351 What to Do With an Expensive Credit Card You No Longer Use If You Don’t Want to Close It Dec 22nd, 2015 - Simon Zhen 16741216219_d1de1ac555_k How Much Bank Fees Are Costing You Over a Lifetime [Infographic] Jun 4th, 2015 - Rebecca Lake androidpay Android Pay Is Finally Here: Will It Make Up for Google Wallet’s Failure? Jun 2nd, 2015 - Simon Zhen 4018045371_a9bdc0de80_o YouTube DIY Hacking Videos: Should You Clutch Your Virtual Wallet a Little Tighter? Oct 30th, 2015 - Rebecca Lake shutterstock_242413894 (1) Curb Your Frustration: When You Should Always Talk to a Banker vs. a Teller Oct 30th, 2015 - Rebecca Lake 16165619661_26f0a28bd3_b Did You Know CD Rates Are Rising Fast? How to Save Big Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen ChaseTSbranch Chase to Raise Monthly Fees In Certain States Dec 20th, 2015 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_279165266 Are Banks Open on Memorial Day? Dec 19th, 2015 - Theresa Kim 7546690688_893630954a_b Lesson From Starbucks: Creative Ways That Hackers Can Steal From You May 20th, 2015 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_278512055 Online Checking Accounts at Ally Bank and Capital One 360 Have a New Rival: MyCBB Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen 8727631597_74dd33e616_z(1) How to Never Pay for Bank Fees When You Travel Abroad Apr 18th, 2016 - Rebecca Lake shutterstock_178659023 4 Signs That Indicate a Bank Account Bonus Offer Is Worth It for You Dec 19th, 2015 - Rebecca Lake 17189296688_f5ff3001af_k How to Open an IRA Retirement Account In 10 Minutes Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen 6437349881_f41fa1f922_b How to Prioritize Your Emergency Fund With Other Financial Goals Dec 20th, 2015 - Simon Zhen 6252757801_f7d3af1c32_o You Need to Understand Compound Interest If You Want to Build Wealth May 11th, 2015 - Marc Robinson 5760823608_fa937c64e4_z Top 10 Banks Customer Service Hold Times Compared Dec 19th, 2015 - Rebecca Lake shutterstock_164798936 Insider Secrets from a Chase Banker: How to Complain the Right Way Apr 24th, 2015 - Simon Zhen 4326881655_4966fb3bfc_b 6 Things We Wish Banks Would Do Differently Dec 20th, 2015 - Rebecca Lake GH9A3553 Has Capital One 360 Lived Up to ING Direct? Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen 8568694490_6cc32e4cf3_o What Every Millennial Needs to Know About Mortgage Closing Costs Dec 20th, 2015 - Rebecca Lake shutterstock_255404854 Prepaid Card Stolen? 3 Pricey Reasons You Need a Back-up Account Apr 24th, 2015 - Rebecca Lake 5558981744_93bdf5e732_b Financial Literacy Month: 4 Signs You’re Financially Clueless Jan 25th, 2016 - Rebecca Lake shutterstock_225708982 MasterCard vs. Visa: Which Has Better Concierge Service? Apr 18th, 2016 - Simon Zhen 7317703938_07126372f9_z Bank of America vs. Chase: Who Has the Better Mobile Banking App? Apr 8th, 2015 - Rebecca Lake shutterstock_224670094 When Transferring Money Between Your Bank Accounts Isn’t As Instant As You Think Dec 19th, 2015 - Rebecca Lake IMG_1118 How to Cash In on Chase Checking Account Bonuses Jul 13th, 2015 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_135927491 3 Ways to Banish Costly Overdraft Fees For Good Mar 30th, 2015 - Rebecca Lake shutterstock_189033509 Watch Out for These Pitfalls When Making Large Cash Deposits Feb 12th, 2016 - Rebecca Lake chase Hate Chase’s No-Cash Deposit Policy? Chase QuickPay Can Help Mar 31st, 2015 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_235677541 Why I’ll Never Open a Joint Checking Account Again Mar 25th, 2015 - Rebecca Lake shutterstock_127414808 Paying Your Taxes With a Credit Card vs. Personal Bank Loan: Which Is Cheaper? Nov 5th, 2015 - Rebecca Lake shutterstock_242413879 Comparing Wire Transfer Fees at the Top 10 U.S. Banks Feb 12th, 2016 - Theresa Kim shutterstock_13772947 What Happens to Your Tax Refund If Your Direct Deposit Information Is Wrong? Mar 24th, 2015 - Rebecca Lake IMG_1061 Cashier’s Check, Money Order and Personal Check: Which One Clears the Fastest? Jan 25th, 2016 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_160498727 When to Use a Debit Card Cash Advance Jul 23rd, 2015 - Rebecca Lake photo 4 Sending Money Is Getting Easier for U.S. Bank Customers Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen 20150315-widh113800 BMO Harris Bank: Regional Bank Now Lets You Withdraw Cash With Your Smartphone Mar 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen allybankcheck Top 10 U.S. Banks Have Tough Rules on Check Deposits With Multiple Payees Jan 26th, 2016 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_236186641 Easy Direct Deposit Methods to Get Bonuses for Opening a New Bank Account Dec 19th, 2015 - Rebecca Lake Screen Shot 2015-03-11 at 2.08.24 PM 4 Apple Watch Apps Can Help You Manage Your Finances Better Mar 11th, 2015 - Simon Zhen 7276624782_957d6f374b_k Millennial Generation Banking Habits Aren’t What’s Wrong With Banks Dec 19th, 2015 - Rebecca Lake shutterstock_161194598 What to Do When Your Bank Account Is Phased Out Dec 21st, 2015 - Rebecca Lake Stratos Card 3 Battle of the All-in-one Smart Cards: Is the New Stratos Better Than Coin and Plastic? Apr 18th, 2016 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_145732370 Why Independent Contractors Need an Online-Only Bank Dec 21st, 2015 - Rebecca Lake IMG_1047 Amex Raises APRs on 1 Million Credit Cards: What You Can Do Dec 19th, 2015 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_252812953 Bank Teller Fees: How Much It Costs to Talk to a Live Person Dec 20th, 2015 - Rebecca Lake 15247334137_f8382c77f0_k How You’re Affected By the Breakup of Costco and Amex Apr 18th, 2016 - Simon Zhen shutterstock_164798948 How Many Overdraft Fees Can Your Bank Charge You In One Day? Jan 26th, 2016 - Rebecca Lake shutterstock_136444676 Avoid a Minimum Balance Fee at Your Bank With These Simple Tips Dec 21st, 2015 - Rebecca Lake