When Should You Open Your Child's First Bank Account?

by Kelly McCready 19. February 2015
When should you open your child’s first bank account? Now. It’s never too early to open a bank account for your child. Never. Expecting a baby (still in the oven)? Perfect, you’re ahead of the game. Head to the bank and open an account in your name. While doing so, simply ask for the account title to reference “Baby’s Account.” Just became a new parent (done cooking)? Head to the bank with your child’s SSN (if you don’t have it quite yet just hang ... [More]

How to Talk to Your Spouse about Money

by Erica Starr 11. February 2015
They say that money can’t buy happiness. While that may be true, the topic of finances in relationships can often be the pace car in how far your relationship is going to sail or not sail into the sunset. “Money problems” is still a front runner in the leading causes of divorce in the United States and has remained there for decades. A 2009 study found that couples who disagree over money once a week are 30% more likely to part ways than couples who have those same disagreemen... [More]

How to Find the Perfect Checking Account

by Andrew Schreiber 10. February 2015
In today’s banking world there are many variations of a simple checking account that offer different features and benefits. Most of the time you rely heavily on your bank’s recommendation as to what account works best for you, or you just default to the account that has the least amount of requirements. However, defaulting to the product with the least amount of requirements could be detrimental to you as a customer. You might be eligible for interest on your balances, free ATMs, fre... [More]


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