Banking

Student Banking Advice

Student Banking Advice

Here’s a little Q and A for anyone looking for some student banking advice. Oh lordy, it can be a pain trying to find a bank when you’ve got other priorities like classes, studying, and the socializin’. Well, lucky you, the CFPB (Consumer Finance Protection Bureau) has some sound advice on how to go about […]

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Student Accounts: $170 Checking Bonus

Student Accounts: $170 Checking Bonus

Every now and then I’ll tell you about an awesome money saving deal (okay, this is the first time but there will be more). I just came across a review of SECU Credit Union’s $170 bonus on Student Accounts on HustlerMoneyBlog.com. Yes, that’s the real name and, no, it’s got nothing to do with nudity. […]

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A Fresh Financial Start

A Fresh Financial Start

Ready to hit the reset button on 2014? Sure, with all the credit card breaches, hackers, scammers, and ebola, who isn’t? Enter NerdWallet’s “Fresh Financial Start” roundup for the new year. The money geeks have scoured the nation to gather their recommendations for financial products that help people get the year off to a fresh […]

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Avoid High ATM Fees

Filed in ATMs, Banking, Fees by on October 6, 2014 0 Comments
Avoid High ATM Fees

It’s not difficult to avoid high ATM fees. According to Bankrate.com’s annual checking survey, the average fee for using your non-bank ATM is now $4.35. What?! Yes, $4.35. Here’s the breakdown: $2.77 charged by the owner of the ATM (when its not your bank’s ATM) $1.58 charged by your bank (for “cheating on them” with […]

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The new Benjamins!

Filed in Banking, Savings by on October 8, 2013 0 Comments
The new Benjamins!

Bring on the new Benjamins! You hard core currency watchers (and I know you’re out there) already know that today – October 8, 2013 – is the day the new $100 bill is finally in circulation. “Finally” because they were supposed to debut in 2011 but the mint’s laser jet kept getting a paper jam […]

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