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3 Personal Finance Apps Just As Worthwhile As Mint
Jul 23

3 Personal Finance Apps Just As Worthwhile As Mint

Mint, a budgeting and spend-tracking tool, allows consumers to sign up and within minutes, have their accounts securely connected,  and spending patterns broken down in easy-to-understand charts. However, does that really encapsulate the public’s general needs in the realm of money management? We’ve already picked three other apps that deserve to stand alongside Mint in the personal

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Why Your Bank Account Will Get Hacked and You Wished Your Money Was Under the Mattress
Jun 03

Why Your Bank Account Will Get Hacked and You Wished Your Money Was Under the Mattress

From the data breach that occurred at Target locations across the nation during the holidays, to the more recent hacks at eBay, identity theft appears to be happening more often lately. Even so, there’s still a slim chance you’ll be a victim of having your personal information stolen, right? Wrong. In reality, about one half

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3 Genius Apps Take the Guesswork Out of Credit Card Rewards So You Earn More
Jun 02

3 Genius Apps Take the Guesswork Out of Credit Card Rewards So You Earn More

Every cardholder has their own strategy when it comes to collecting credit card rewards. Some let theirs grow as an emergency fund, others may choose to cash out once or twice a year, and some await the day when they reach a status high enough to redeem a big-ticket gift they really want. However, few

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Learn Why Some Banks Don’t Offer Mobile Check Deposit Despite Its High Demand
May 23

Learn Why Some Banks Don’t Offer Mobile Check Deposit Despite Its High Demand

Mobile remote deposit capture, commonly known as mobile check deposits, swept the mobile banking industry by storm. The feature is in high demand by consumers, but what is keeping some financial institutions from offering this convenient capability to deposit checks through a mobile device? “Banks and financial institutions are very concerned about risk because the

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How PayPal’s New Look Enhances Your Online Experience: 5 Things to Know for the Week
May 19

How PayPal’s New Look Enhances Your Online Experience: 5 Things to Know for the Week

A seasoned PayPal user knows the outdated look of PayPal’s online account experience. Recognizing the need for a new design, PayPal revamped how the website works after a user logs in — with major improvements in the look and the layout.

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Why Credit Card Data Thieves Hate This New App Feature
May 16

Why Credit Card Data Thieves Hate This New App Feature

BillGuard, the company that offers free “antivirus” for consumers’ financial transactions, wants to help educate Americans about data breaches that jeopardize their financial accounts. In addition to launching its first-ever Android mobile and tablet apps, BillGuard introduced personal data breach alerts to keep victims informed.

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The Riskiest Places to Swipe Your Debit or Credit Card
May 14

The Riskiest Places to Swipe Your Debit or Credit Card

One out of ten Americans has been a victim of credit card fraud, according to Statistics Brain. With spring in full bloom, now is the perfect time to refresh your memory on how to prevent yourself from falling victim to credit or debit card fraud. Less than three out of every 10 people in America

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SunTrust Bank Tests Automated Safety Deposit Boxes, Video ATMs and More
May 13

SunTrust Bank Tests Automated Safety Deposit Boxes, Video ATMs and More

SunTrust Bank revealed a new innovation branch in Atlanta with the purpose of testing out new branch technologies that would improve customers’ branch banking experience. The Atlanta-based bank joins a slew of other major big banks that are experimenting with new branch concepts.

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10 Free Money-Saving Apps That Will Change How You Think About Budgeting
May 08

10 Free Money-Saving Apps That Will Change How You Think About Budgeting

More than one out of two Americans has a smartphone, and the majority of us spend upwards of 2 hours on our smartphones every day. These electronic devices have made our lives much more convenient, and downloading apps to assist us with our daily lives is a very important part of our smartphone experience.

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Google Wallet Lets Google Glass Users Send Money to Others
May 07

Google Wallet Lets Google Glass Users Send Money to Others

Google continues to make a case for its digital wallet by seeking to integrate Google Wallet with Google Glass, the hot new eyewear gadget that appears to have limitless applications. Currently, Google is testing a new functionality for Glass that would allow Google Wallet users to send money using their voices, according to a report

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