Following changes in the banking industry way not be the most exciting topic on your news feeds, but it’s one that plays a critical role in your ability to manage money and avoid financial distress. From new regulations to upcharges in hidden fees that hurt your bottom line, Debt.com is here to help you understand how news about banks affects you.
May 25, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Whether it’s a text message, phone call, email or letter, your banking institution can let you know when fraudulent activity occurs on your account. Do you get fraud alerts?
March 20, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
How can the greatest country on Earth not be so great with its money?
January 9, 2017 | Dori Zinn
If you want to make the best investments in 2017, bank at Ally, get a Capital One credit card, and live in Nashville. Those are some of the biggest recommendations from experts as you look to make the best decisions for your money this year.
November 24, 2016 | Debt.com
For those who answer yes, there’s good advice and even outside help.
November 15, 2016 | Money Talks News
No. 9 is the easiest, and No. 12 sounds weird but it’s awesome.
October 4, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Just realized you needed some cash? You’re about to pay $25 for that $20 bill. ATM fees are continuing to climb to record highs for the 10th straight year.
July 19, 2016 | Money Talks News
You are not alone. Millions of Americans are caught in a vicious cycle that benefits the bottom line of the banks.
June 8, 2016 | Treanna Lawrence
If banks give this generation the tools to bank easier and safer, they’ll earn themselves loyal customers. If not…
January 27, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader’s online bank account has his mother worried.
November 12, 2015 | Debt.com
Believe it or not, there are great banks, and there’s surely one for you.
October 7, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader’s relationship might hinge on the answer.
May 14, 2015 | Jess Miller
Switching to one of these high-yield checking accounts could earn you hundreds in interest per year.
April 2, 2015 | Jess Miller
Banks and credit unions are marketing to a whole other demographic. Here’s why that’s good news.
March 23, 2015 | Jess Miller
Savings rates aren’t that high, but banking shouldn’t be costing you money.
March 17, 2015 | Brandon Ballenger
Why pay a bank to use your money? Avoiding fees involves some simple tech and even simpler questions.
March 10, 2015 | Jess Miller
Still store your money in a national bank? Here are five reasons that will change your mind.
February 24, 2015 | Jess Miller
If you’re going to do something immoral, at least do it the right way.
February 23, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
Give me 20 minutes, I’ll give you a guarantee: You’ll learn how to save big bucks on just about everything.
February 10, 2015 | Michael Koretzky
5 marital problems you’ll never face by keeping your money a mystery.
January 27, 2015 | Jess Miller
They might not have all the answers, but some of millennials’ money habits may surprise you.
December 31, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader is disgusted at the painfully low rates his bank is offering.
October 20, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
Banks are running promotions to get you to switch. Here’s how to make some money and not lose any.
October 2, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger
A new PBS documentary about the psychology of spending translates neuroeconomics into plain English
September 30, 2014 | Jess Miller
It’s getting expensive to withdraw your own money.
September 15, 2014 | Jess Miller
Think managing money is scary? Technology can give you courage — or at least peace of mind.
September 12, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger
Guaranteed jobs, money that saves itself, and the best banks around. Welcome to easy street.
May 21, 2014 | Angela Colley
My bank suddenly closed my checking account and didn’t return my money. I got it all back. Here’s how.
April 10, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger
Banking apps don’t always do what we want, but when they do it saves time and money.
March 14, 2014 | Angela Colley
After seven years, my bank suddenly closed my checking account and didn’t return my money. Here’s what I learned.