Articles by Willy Staley

Semmick Photo / Flickr | http://www.shutterstock.com/pic-108368768/stock-photo-charming-dutch-male-senior-citizen-with-a-smile-on-his-face-signing-a-legal-document-in-his.html?src=4424f57f4b1aa0a32e660ef173405d84-14-6 3 Tips for Getting a Co-Signed Loan Looking for co-signed loan tips? MyBankTracker has three good tips for getting a co-signed loan. Sep 8th, 2014 - Willy Staley Anna Michelson/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/hummanna/3806757/ Free ATMs: Maybe Not Artisanal, But You’ll Only Find ’em in Brooklyn Sep 25th, 2012 - Willy Staley CAVE CANEM/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/bewareofdog/291914817/ What’s the Matter With Kansas? Could Be Their Credit Score Sep 21st, 2012 - Willy Staley Steven Depolo/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevendepolo/5437288631/ What Determines the Interest Rate on a 401(k) Loan? Jan 26th, 2016 - Willy Staley Screen Shot 2012-09-14 at 11.19.10 AM Finovate Wrap-Up: What Can FinTech Do for You? Really? Sep 14th, 2012 - Willy Staley Screen shot 2012-09-12 at 5.31.14 PM mShift’s AnyWhereMobile Wallet Actually Adds Value Sep 26th, 2012 - Willy Staley photo (6) PreCash Announces FlipMoney at Finovate: Mobile Money for the Underbanked Sep 17th, 2012 - Willy Staley SONY DSC Google Wallet Expands Its Mission, Discontinues Its Prepaid Card Sep 26th, 2012 - Willy Staley Dan Moyle/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/danmoyle/5634567317/ Will Millennials Ever Get the Alternative Credit Scoring They Might Need? Dec 19th, 2015 - Willy Staley DeclanTM/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/declanjewell/2606490853/ Pew Report: Prepaid Cards Are a Bum Deal For Most Sep 6th, 2012 - Willy Staley Steven Depolo/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevendepolo/5897560839/ Labor Day Bank Hours 2012 Mar 12th, 2015 - Willy Staley Walmart/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/walmartcorporate/5684733482/ Walmart’s Layaway Plan is Back: Is it a Ripoff? Feb 23rd, 2015 - Willy Staley Chris Miller/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/sideonecincy/6251239723/ Can You Put a Price on Good? Goldman Sachs is Trying Feb 24th, 2015 - Willy Staley dolla Dwolla Launches Reddit Donate Feb 24th, 2015 - Willy Staley The Consumerist/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/consumerist/4406234952/ Finally Someone Properly Identifies Mobile Payments’ Real Foe: Plastic Dec 19th, 2015 - Willy Staley colledge_grads Sorry Grads! Americans Are Deleveraging Across the Board, Except for Student Debt Aug 27th, 2012 - Willy Staley Kevin Dooley/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/pagedooley/3302644588/in/photostream/ FinTech’s Shortcomings: Data Can’t Teach You the Basics Apr 11th, 2016 - Willy Staley cards Debit Transactions Growing in Volume, Shrinking in Size Aug 23rd, 2012 - Willy Staley Rolando Pujol/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/28005963@N06/4184191008/ Bank of America Ends Credit Protection Products Jun 18th, 2014 - Willy Staley register-hero Square Rolls Out Monthly Pricing Aug 21st, 2012 - Willy Staley Robert Banh/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/robertbanh/3949669230/ Dunkin’ Donuts Launches Mobile Payment App Dec 22nd, 2015 - Willy Staley Walmart/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/walmartcorporate/5684862146/ Coalition of Merchants Announce New Mobile Payments Solution Jun 18th, 2014 - Willy Staley mint Which Are the Best Personal Financial Management (PFM) Tools? Aug 16th, 2012 - Willy Staley The 3 Best Prepaid Debit Cards Available Jul 9th, 2014 - Willy Staley Choosing a Prepaid Debit Card Jan 9th, 2013 - Willy Staley Retail vs. Web vs. Bank Jan 9th, 2013 - Willy Staley Prepaid Debit Cards 101 Dec 21st, 2015 - Willy Staley John Lester/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/pathfinderlinden/7155072088/ CFPB to Hire Financial Sleuths Jun 18th, 2014 - Willy Staley Alan Cleaver/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/alancleaver/4279482716/ Bank-Issued Prepaid Cards: Good for You, Great for Your Bank Aug 14th, 2012 - Willy Staley Robert Banh/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/robertbanh/6014699929/ Put That Lobster Down! (Maybe) Dec 22nd, 2015 - Willy Staley Coletive Mamabembe/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/coletivomambembe/3807866838/ The Klout-Influenced Credit Score Would Give Credit Where It Isn’t Due Jun 18th, 2014 - Willy Staley MoneyBlogNewz/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/moneyblognewz/5264722238/ Bank of America Rolls Out BankAmeriDeals Nationwide Aug 16th, 2012 - Willy Staley Nicola/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/15216811@N06/6727994101/ Starbucks and Square Announce Partnership: But Will Mobile Wallets Work Outside Coffee Shops? Aug 14th, 2012 - Willy Staley Yvette Keohuloa/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/alohamamma/21067187/ Virtual Piggy Creates a Safer Platform for Online Child Authentication Jul 15th, 2014 - Willy Staley Michael Bentley/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/donhomer/6866484807/ Is Apple Planning a Mobile Wallet With Fingerprint-based Security? Jul 15th, 2014 - Willy Staley Twiiter Cashtag Twitter Enables ‘Cashtags’: Your Next Go-To Investing Tool? Dec 19th, 2015 - Willy Staley instore_walgreens Green Dot Struggles Due to Increased Prepaid Competition Jul 15th, 2014 - Willy Staley Polycart/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/polycart/5787023392/ Grocers, Payments Coalition Weigh in on Ongoing Swipe Fee Battle Jul 26th, 2012 - Willy Staley SunTrust Bank branch SunTrust to Roll Out NFC-Enabled ATMs Jul 26th, 2012 - Willy Staley Walmart Supercenter Walmart Dislikes Swipe Fee Settlement Aug 6th, 2012 - Willy Staley David Shankbone/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/shankbone/3943463002/ Man Who “Shattered” Glass-Steagall Calls for Its Return Jul 25th, 2012 - Willy Staley Mark Holloway/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/us_army_rolling_along/3601169615/ Bank of America Cuts its ATM Network Down to Size Jun 20th, 2016 - Willy Staley Ken Hodge/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/40132991@N07/3828928326/ World’s Super Wealthy Hiding $21 Trillion Offshore Jul 23rd, 2012 - Willy Staley Hattiesburg Mary/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/hattiesburgmemory/3298914954/ Dollar General to Carry Western Union Prepaid Cards Jul 23rd, 2012 - Willy Staley KOMU News/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/komunews/7443941746/ 5 Goods that Will Get More Expensive Soon Because of the Drought Jun 18th, 2014 - Willy Staley Eric Golub/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/sirqitous/7094993699/ Boom Financial: An M-Pesa for the Latin American Diaspora? Jul 18th, 2012 - Willy Staley openbucks Openbucks Gift Card Pay Platform Closes $4.8 Million Round of Funding Jul 9th, 2014 - Willy Staley card.io-android-image2-e1316621013720 PayPal Acquires Card.io to Develop Digital Wallet Jul 17th, 2012 - Willy Staley PNC Bank SmartAccess Prepaid Visa card PNC Bank Launches Prepaid Card, Similar to Chase Liquid Oct 2nd, 2014 - Willy Staley Kmart Prepaid Halogen Card Kmart Launches Halogen Prepaid Card: It’s a Bad Deal Jul 23rd, 2012 - Willy Staley facebook_bank_of_america Facebook Would Like to Be Your Bank; Does That Make You a Little Nervous? Apr 11th, 2016 - Willy Staley Carissa Rogers/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/goodncrazy/3950937655/ An Argument for a Cashless Economy: Canada’s New Plastic Money Melts! Dec 18th, 2013 - Willy Staley Jesse Millan/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/stopdown/2044566016/ Teens Hate Wall Street: Why It’s a Good Thing Jul 13th, 2012 - Willy Staley THOR / Flickr | http://www.flickr.com/photos/geishaboy500/492592174/ (UPDATE) Visa and MasterCard to Settle Swipe Fee Suit for Billions Feb 23rd, 2015 - Willy Staley Levelup featured LevelUp Does Away With Interchange — Sort Of! Jul 13th, 2012 - Willy Staley Wells Fargo (UPDATE) Wells Fargo Agrees to Settle Suit Alleging Mortgage Discrimination Aug 14th, 2012 - Willy Staley Green Dot Prepaid Visa Card Will Prepaid Accounts Soon Replace Basic Checking? Jul 15th, 2014 - Willy Staley Ryan McFarland/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/zieak/2335882978/ FDIC to Banks: Stop Blaming Us for Fees You Charge to Customers Jul 11th, 2012 - Willy Staley Office Portrait How to Get Ahead on Wall Street: Lie, Cheat, Steal Jul 10th, 2012 - Willy Staley Chase Liquid Card Chase Launches Liquid Nationwide, the First Prepaid Card of Its Kind Nov 14th, 2014 - Willy Staley Prepaid cards at CVS Study: Prepaid on Track to Grow by 22 Percent This Year Jul 9th, 2012 - Willy Staley ING Direct Bag ING Direct Canada Launches an App That Might Help You Save Jun 18th, 2014 - Willy Staley Sergio Uceda/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/sergiouceda/6947200241/ KC Fed Economist: Mobile Payments? Not Quite Yet Jul 6th, 2012 - Willy Staley Screen Shot 2012-07-03 at 2.24.27 PM P2P Payments Study: Splitting the Dinner Bill Is Not the Way Forward Jul 15th, 2014 - Willy Staley Anthony Cramp/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/anthonycramp/4428561177/ Independence Day Bank Hours 2012 Mar 12th, 2015 - Willy Staley Screen Shot 2012-07-02 at 6.06.02 PM Seriously? Please Stop Posting Pictures of Your Debit Card on Twitter Jul 9th, 2014 - Willy Staley Alex Liivet/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/alexmartin81/5503382536/ Royal Bank of Scotland’s IT Disaster Points to Perils of a Cashless Economy Jul 2nd, 2012 - Willy Staley SqueakyMarmot/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/squeakymarmot/2058416935/ Should You Consolidate Your Debt Using Peer-to-Peer Lending? Oct 27th, 2014 - Willy Staley Jason Empey/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/emples/3703132974/ PayPal Prepaid to Be Sold at 7-Elevens Nationwide Jun 29th, 2012 - Willy Staley Thirty30 Photography/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/thirty30photography/2541298721/ Grad School Looking Even Worse Than It Used To Jun 29th, 2012 - Willy Staley REV MAGIC Card Art- 6.25 Magic Johnson and OneWest Bank Launch Prepaid Card Jun 29th, 2012 - Willy Staley PNC Bank Branch NYC PNC Settles Overdraft Class-Action Suit for $90 Million Jun 28th, 2012 - Willy Staley credit card image Why You Should Raise Your Credit Limit, Especially When You Don’t Need the Money Jul 20th, 2016 - Willy Staley Chelsea Oakes/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/pyxopotamus/3383478983/ Most Millenials Do Not Know Their Credit Score Aug 14th, 2012 - Willy Staley TCF Bank logo TCF Bank Eliminates Fees, Brings Back Free Checking Jun 27th, 2012 - Willy Staley Beatrice Murch/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/blmurch/330668611/ Will CFPB Get Mandate Treatment? Opponents Challenge Constitutionality Jun 25th, 2012 - Willy Staley Sakeeb Sabakka/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/sakeeb/4139400286/ Taibbi: No Difference Between Banks and the Mafia Jun 25th, 2012 - Willy Staley Michael Premo / Flickr |http://www.flickr.com/photos/michaelpremo/4156356364/ Moody’s Downgrades Five American Banks: Should You Care? Jun 22nd, 2012 - Willy Staley Dan Deluca/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/dandeluca/2851808229/ What Do I Need to Live There? Housing Affordability (and Unaffordability) in 10 U.S. Cities Sep 15th, 2014 - Willy Staley KAL RTM User Interaction Cash-Free ATMs Make Slightly More Sense Than You Might Think Jun 22nd, 2012 - Willy Staley Johannes Fuchs - GOIABA / Flickr | http://www.flickr.com/photos/goiabarea/5886225374/ Facebook to Phase Out Credits, Replace It with Real Money Jun 21st, 2012 - Willy Staley Derek Markham/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/28505729@N06/6315384413/ Why Was Bank Transfer Day a Bust? Convenience Trumps Fees, Anger Jun 20th, 2012 - Willy Staley Bob Familiar/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/bobfamiliar/6250424703/ Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Comes With Built-in Mobile Wallet Jun 20th, 2012 - Willy Staley aaron13251 / Flickr | http://www.flickr.com/photos/aaronharmon/2068313705/ Could Obama’s Immigration Move Affect the Underbanked? Dec 20th, 2015 - Willy Staley karlmarxcard Debtors of the World Unite! Finally: A Karl Marx Credit Card Jun 18th, 2012 - Willy Staley dwolla-iphone Dwolla’s FiSync Goes Live at Veridian Credit Union, Liberating Users from Slow ACH Transfers Jul 16th, 2014 - Willy Staley kid in jail featured image In-Ventured Servitude: A Potentially Horrifying Way to Pay for College Jun 15th, 2012 - Willy Staley Screen Shot 2012-06-12 at 6.17.36 PM The Least Helpful Finance Infographic in the World Dec 19th, 2015 - Willy Staley Mike Licht/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/notionscapital/7324074422/ Banking Lobbyists and India’s Radix Vie to Control .Bank Domain Jul 15th, 2014 - Willy Staley Kevin Timothy/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/crabbylioncardsandmore/4980927493/ Mountain of Student Debt? Move to Niagara Falls Jul 16th, 2014 - Willy Staley Jonah Ohrling/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/johanohrling/3747049032/ Serious Question: Can Congress or Jamie Dimon Even Understand What They’re Talking About? Jun 13th, 2012 - Willy Staley Edmund Garman/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/3cl/6921734664/ Got $2.1 Million on a Prepaid Card? Don’t Lose It Jun 12th, 2012 - Willy Staley apple passbook Apple Unveils Passbook: A Precursor to a Mobile Wallet? Jun 12th, 2012 - Willy Staley Credit_cards_stack Washington Reconsiders CARD Act’s Negative Side-Effects Dec 19th, 2015 - Willy Staley Orin Zebest/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/orinrobertjohn/2985529743/ Refinancing Your Mortgage Lines the Pockets of the Biggest Banks Dec 19th, 2015 - Willy Staley Bank of America debit card and checkbook Overdraft Fees Are Rising; Banks Won’t Speak Clearly about Them Jul 16th, 2014 - Willy Staley Isis Mobile Wallet Who Pays for Mobile Wallets? And Why Does it Matter? Jun 7th, 2012 - Willy Staley Hakan Dahlstrom/flickr|http://www.flickr.com/photos/dahlstroms/5276343477/sizes/m/in/photostream/ Turn Your Compulsions into Savings with SaveUp Aug 14th, 2012 - Willy Staley Intuit GoPayment Mobile Swipe Dongles Grow Up, Settle Down with Traditional POS Systems Jun 6th, 2012 - Willy Staley BB&T Bank Branch BB&T Launches LEAP: A Prepaid Account for Teenagers Jun 5th, 2012 - Willy Staley