When it comes to how we manage money, nothing has changed the face of personal finance more than the advent of online banking services. Still there are tradeoffs for all that convenience and mobility in the form of higher risk for identity theft and potential for more hidden fees. Here’s what you need to know to bank online to be financially successful.
July 12, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
This week: After her bank account is riddled with fraudulent checks, she wonders: Is anyone safe?
June 9, 2017 | Joe Pye
More than half of Americans have been, or know, a victim of identity theft. They still barely protect themselves.
June 1, 2017 | John Rampton
Making money is fun. Keeping track of the money? Not so much.
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.
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June 30, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Do you have old hard drives you want to sell or get rid of? Chances are you’ll leave private information on them once you hand them over.
January 27, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader’s online bank account has his mother worried.
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Believe it or not, there are great banks, and there’s surely one for you.
April 16, 2015 | Jess Miller
Seniors tend to believe that online banking is complicated and easy to hack. But that’s overwhelmingly not the case.
January 22, 2015 | Jess Miller
Even if you’re a young person with no savings, Obama’s myRA plan makes it easy to start saving at your first job.
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.
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.