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20 Fastest Growing Jobs in the U.S. (Through 2022)
Apr 02

20 Fastest Growing Jobs in the U.S. (Through 2022)

Everybody wants job security, and how better to get it than by locking in one of the fastest growing jobs in the U.S.?

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Bad Credit? What You Should Know About Secured Credit Cards

Bad Credit? What You Should Know About Secured Credit Cards

Having bad credit doesn’t make it nearly as difficult to operate in a highly credit-based society as it has in the past. There are a lot of options for people with bad credit to be able to make purchases with a plastic card, and even rebuild credit while doing so.

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CD Rates Report March 2014: Rising Trend Continues Strong
Apr 01

CD Rates Report March 2014: Rising Trend Continues Strong

Going with the trend that has become apparent in recent months, rates of long term certificates of deposit continue to be more and more competitive despite a conservative outlook by the Federal Reserve.

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Want a Free Checking Account? Find One at a Brokerage

Want a Free Checking Account? Find One at a Brokerage

A free checking account is a rare sight among many of the nation’s largest banks. In fact, free checking accounts are no longer available through the 10 biggest brick and mortar banks in the U.S. While many Americans can turn to online banks, community banks and credit unions for free checking, let’s not forget that

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Businesses That Pay Well Above Minimum Wage

Businesses That Pay Well Above Minimum Wage

The debate continues about increasing the minimum wage at the state and federal level. In December of last year, fast food and other minimum wage workers in 100 cities walked off the job. Fast food workers in New York chanted, “We can’t live off of $7.25.” Los Angeles workers often cited the imbalance between minimum

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Fee Comparison for Out-of-Network ATMs at Top 10 Banks (Spring 2014)
Mar 31

Fee Comparison for Out-of-Network ATMs at Top 10 Banks (Spring 2014)

In the last six months, out-of-network ATM fees were quietly raised at three separate banks. Bank of America, SunTrust Bank and Citibank have plans to hike up the cost of out-of-network fees, if they haven’t done so already. If you bank with any of these institutions, an out-of-network ATM machine for transactions, including withdrawals, balance

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Milk Your Credit Card Rewards Without Spending a Dime

Milk Your Credit Card Rewards Without Spending a Dime

Collecting points, bonuses, and other rewards by using a rewards credit card can be exciting, fun, and addicting. However, there are many ways to rack up the points without making extra purchases, whether you’re looking for cash back, travel miles, or other perks.

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6 Ways Your Tax Preparer Knows You’re Lying
Mar 29

6 Ways Your Tax Preparer Knows You’re Lying

Is Homeownership a Smart Investment Again? Key Takeaways From Warren Buffet’s Annual Letter to Shareholders Americans Are Borrowing More to Buy Cards, But Should They Be? Jesus of Nazareth told His followers during the height of the Roman Empire to render unto Caesar the taxes that were levied upon them. Two thousand years later, many

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Bank of America to Shut Down Online Shopping Rewards Program
Mar 28

Bank of America to Shut Down Online Shopping Rewards Program

Bank of America has decided to discontinue its Add It Up program, which rewards card customers with extra cash back when they shop through partnered online retailers, in an effort to bolster participation in the BankAmeriDeals program.

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What to Do After Hitting Your Daily ATM Withdrawal Limit
Mar 26

What to Do After Hitting Your Daily ATM Withdrawal Limit

Being able to access an automated teller machine (ATM) when strapped for cash may seem like a major convenience. But, when a situation requires a larger amount of cash, your account’s ATM withdrawal limit could prevent you from getting the money that you need.

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