Want to Lock in a Better Savings Rate? Do This Before Tuesday
Karla Bowsher on September 13, 2019
To protect your cash from inflation, act before the Federal Reserve meets on Tuesday.
Is Your Savings Account Rate About to Plunge?
Chris Kissell on July 22, 2019
After years of rising returns, savings account rates are falling. Here’s what you should do next.
How to Pick the Best Credit Union for You
Jim Gold on June 24, 2019
Asking these questions will help you find a credit union with great service, security and convenience.
Most Americans Ignore This Surefire Way to Fatten Their Savings
Chris Kissell on April 26, 2019
Are you failing to take advantage of this proven method for quickly building your cash reserves?
The Great Recession Cost Savers Billions: Here’s How to Turn That Around
Chris Kissell on April 16, 2019
You have the power to take a bad situation and make it a lot better.
How to Switch Banks in 5 Steps
Maryalene LaPonsie on February 26, 2019
Hate the service — or the interest rate — that you are getting at your bank? Here’s how to find a better institution.
Earn More Interest on Your Savings at These 4 Banks
Karla Bowsher on January 5, 2019
The most recent Federal Reserve action is pushing savings account rates even higher. Here’s how to earn more in 2019.
This Mistake Can Drain 454 Percent From Your Savings Account
Karla Bowsher on October 28, 2018
Most savers are unaware of the foolish decision that dramatically reduces the return on their savings.
Consumers Say These Are the 3 Best Online Banks
Karla Bowsher on October 6, 2018
Internet banks tend to offer better interest rates than traditional banks. These three also earned high marks for customer satisfaction.
The Fed Hikes Rates — Here’s How Much More You Can Earn on Your Money
Karla Bowsher on September 26, 2018
Increasing the interest rate on your savings means generating more cash with little work. Here’s how to get the most bang for your buck today.
How I Boosted My Savings Account Rate by 413 Percent
Karla Bowsher on September 8, 2018
A few minutes is all you need to ensure your savings are earning as much interest as possible.
3 Ways Savers Can Beat Inflation Without Risk
Karla Bowsher on July 20, 2018
Looking for growth with a healthy dose of safety? These financial products are among your best bets.
Consumers Love These 10 Credit Card and Banking Apps
Karla Bowsher on June 20, 2018
Several apps got high marks, while others fell below the industry average. How does your financial institution’s app compare?
The Fed Hikes Rates Again — Here’s What You Must Do Now
Karla Bowsher on June 13, 2018
No matter how rich or poor you are, Federal Reserve rate increases are already affecting your finances. Here’s how to make the most of them.
How Today’s Fed Rate Hike Will Help Savers — and Hurt Others
Karla Bowsher on March 21, 2018
The Federal Reserve just raised its pivotal federal funds rate for the sixth time in about two years. Find out who wins and loses from this move.
The 10 Most Hated Banks of the Past Year
Karla Bowsher on February 19, 2018
Beware these financial institutions: They elicited more consumer complaints than any other banks in 2017.
7 Banks Offering Free Checking With No Minimums
Chris Kissell on February 14, 2018
Fee-free checking still exists — you just have to know where to look.
This Bank Has Raised the Interest On Its Savings Account — Again
Money Talks News on January 18, 2018
Take this news as a reminder of how much more you can earn by shopping around.
How Today’s Fed Rate Hike Helps — and Hurts — Your Wallet
Karla Bowsher on December 13, 2017
The Federal Reserve just raised the federal funds rate again, which means interest rates will likely rise in 2018. Here’s how the move will impact anyone with savings or debt.
The Best Banks for Your Money
Karla Bowsher on November 15, 2017
Your checking account could be earning as much as 1.25 percent in interest — more than 30 times higher than the national average. Here’s what you should consider before switching banks.
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