online banking

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.

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Are You Selling Your Personal Information for Nothing?

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.

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Ask The Expert: Is Online Banking Really Safe?

January 27, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A reader’s online bank account has his mother worried.

You don't have to pay dumb banking fees.

Finding A Bank That Treats You Fairly

November 12, 2015 |

Believe it or not, there are great banks, and there’s surely one for you.

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Dear Grandma: Three Reasons Why Online Banking Is Easier And Safer Than You Think

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.

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How I Just Opened a Retirement Account with $25

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.

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Why You Need To Be Careful About Moving Bank Accounts

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.

How I finally beat the bank.

I finally beat the bank that took all my money!

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.

Banking apps may be better than you think.

4 things banking apps are good for

April 10, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

Banking apps don’t always do what we want, but when they do it saves time and money.

HSBC closed my checking account without telling me.

Yup, your bank can close your checking account without telling you!

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.