Bank Jargon 101

by Spencer Tierney 15. May 2014
Whether you just opened your first checking account or want to know all that’s on offer at your local branch, it’s wise to learn the language spoken by your bank. Consult the following list to upgrade your banking vocabulary. CD A certificate of deposit, or CD, is a savings product offered by financial institutions. It earns a higher interest rate (see below) than a regular savings account, but that comes in exchange for locking up your money for a specified period of time, from a fe... [More]

Earth Day 2014

by Sara Seeger 22. April 2014
Today we celebrate the 44th annual Earth Day. Founded in 1970, Earth Day was created to raise awareness of environmental concerns such as pollution and waste. Earth Day proved to be a success, with a number of important pieces of environmental legislation passed during the 1970s. Earth Day celebrations have grown over the years, and it is now celebrated across the globe. Check out the infographic below for more Earth Day facts and how you can contribute to a clean environment.

Spring Clean Your Finances in 6 Days - Part 1

by Stacy Tharp 6. May 2013
'Tis the season of spring cleaning – my favorite time of year! What? You disagree? Well how about right AFTER spring cleaning? Coming home to a freshly cleaned house is a wonderful way to come home. It leaves you feeling relaxed and stress-free…that is, until you start to think about other areas of your life causing you stress. Solution: Spring clean those other areas of your life as well! Organize your space at work, clean out your email inbox and…here’s the doozy: cle... [More]


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