Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, experts suggest minimizing contact with other people. Bank transactions require money, checks and receipts to be passed between teller and customer, potentially exposing either one to the virus. Luckily, there are mobile … [Read more...] about Mobile Banking During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Everyone loves comic book related media, like films and TV shows now. Before the 2008 ascent of Marvel movies, being a comic book nerd was NOT a cool thing to be. Believe me, I remember. I didn’t care, however. I have been buying comic books since my … [Read more...] about Bank Accounts for Kids – When Is Too Early?
It's absolutely critical that you check all your financial accounts on a regular basis. I look over my main checking accounts online day. It might sound like overkill and unnecessary. But failure to do so could cost you big time, as I found out … [Read more...] about Why I Check My Financial Accounts Every Day
I pulled the familiar looking envelope out of the mailbox knowing exactly what it was. Would it contain good news, or bad? Nine years ago this month we moved into our home. It was at the peak of the housing boom, and mortgage lenders used … [Read more...] about Adjustable Rate Mortgages are Not Evil
Pop question, hot shot: If you had a few grand stashed away for your young children, where would you keep it? A.) A bank vault B.) A piggy bank on top of the fridge C.) In the oven D.) Under the mattress Well, it turns out that I've heard of … [Read more...] about Would you rather save for your child’s future in a piggy bank or a real bank?
I always have to repeat this for new or one-time readers, but I'm a car nut. If it has 4 wheels, I have an opinion on it, and there's a good chance I've considered buying one. So, needless to say, I've been saving up for a "new" car (to me, new … [Read more...] about I started saving for a car, then…