It took only seconds to buy a coffee with your credit card, but the transaction went through multiple steps on a vast interbank network to get from sale to authorization to final settlement.
Life insurance can become confusing when you consider all the types offered: term, whole life, variable life, universal life. Choose the right insurance for your family.
Neobanks, virtual banks with no- or low-fee accounts, higher interest rates, helpful money-handling tools and user-friendly platforms, may be a strong choice for tech-savvy consumers seeking a different banking option. Customers need to be comfortable conducting their transactions online or via mobile app.
Fintech firms — mobile neobanks, payment apps and online lenders — are challenging and changing the traditional financial services environment. Who regulates them? It depends on the particular fintech and the services it offers.
Virtual "neobanks" offer no-fee accounts, engaging apps with friendly budgeting, spending and saving tools, and attractive interest rates. Are these fintech companies real banks? Find out more now.
College may be far off for your little ones but it's never too early to start saving. A 529 plan can get you started saving for college.
Here some small changes that can set you in the right direction and help you get on a path to a brighter financial future.
Although it may take planning and lifestyle tweaks, anyone can take steps to hold on to more cash. Here are five money-saving ideas to cut expenses.
Saving money is hard to do. Check out these five real-world strategies for getting started, building a savings account, and keeping your money stashed away.
Tips for living a giving lifestyle and the benefits being charitable brings.
A variety of options can help aspiring homebuyers who lack the cash for a big down payment. Government backed loans and other mortgages with flexible terms can help qualifying borrowers buy a house with little or no down payment.
Sometimes the most meaningful gifts are the ones you make yourself. Here are 6 fairly simple and inexpensive DIY holiday ideas.
These affordable holiday traditions will bring cheer to your family.
Why is it important to have a savings account? Find out why you should open a savings account and learn about the benefits and considerations.
Spring is coming, and it's time to declutter. Here are 7 tips to make money while cleaning out your basement and house.
Joint checking accounts can promote transparency and simplify a couple's finances, but they're not a onesize-fits-all approach. Partners and family members should consider the pros and cons, and their own personalities and circumstances, before sharing a checking account.
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