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11 Ways Interest Rate Hikes Will Impact Your Wallet Banks & Banking June 11, 2022
With the Federal Reserve eager to tamp down inflation, the period of historically low interest rates in the United States…
3 Places You Should Never Invest Your Money
3 Places You Should Never Invest Your Money Banks & Banking June 6, 2022
With great power comes great responsibility. Whether you've read about the Sword of Damocles or simply watched Spiderman, you've probably…
Capital One announced it will eliminate overdraft fees.
Capital One Eliminates Overdraft Fees Banks & Banking December 3, 2021
In a huge win for consumers, Capital One has decided to eliminate overdraft fees for all customers. According to CNBC,…
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New Report: Best Banks for Customer Satisfaction Banks & Banking November 17, 2021
Customers grew to love -- or hate -- many businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic depending on how companies were able…
Ask Clark money column
Is It Safe To Have Banking and Investing Apps on My Phone? Banks & Banking October 4, 2021
Welcome to Ask Clark, a column designed to answer your financial questions, bymoney expert Clark Howard. Is It Secure To…
Wells Fargo decided to allow current customers to maintain personal lines of credit one month after the bank announced that it was shuttering all personal lines of credit.
Wells Fargo To Maintain Some Lines of Credit After Criticism Banks & Banking August 19, 2021
Wells Fargo announced in July that it was shuttering all personal lines of credit. This week, CNBC reported that the…
Wells Fargo just stopped offering a personal line of credit to any of its customers.
Wells Fargo Is Closing All Personal Lines of Credit Banks & Banking July 11, 2021
In a move that surely will make a negative impact on the credit score of some of its customers, Wells…
Ally Bank eliminated overdraft fees for all of its customers in June 2021.
Ally Bank Eliminates Overdraft Fees Banks & Banking June 14, 2021
Ally Bank has stopped charging overdraft fees to any of its customers. Ally temporarily waived some overdraft fees starting in…
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T-Mobile Money: 5 Things To Know Banks & Banking March 10, 2021
If you’re looking for a new place to put your cash, T-Mobile Money is an interesting option to consider. If…
"What is an HSA" and "what are the HSA contribution limits in 2021" are common health insurance questions.
What Is an HSA Account and How Does It Work? Health Insurance January 19, 2021
If you’re enrolled in a high-deductible health plan at work, you may have been offered the option of an HSA.… presents the seven best high-yield online savings accounts in 2020.
7 of the Best High-Yield Online Savings Accounts in 2022 Banks & Banking January 5, 2021
The best savings accounts help you grow your money safely. But there are major differences in the interest rates you…
Credit unions vs. banks: weighs the pros and cons and explains the differences.
Credit Union vs. Bank: What’s the Difference? Banks & Banking October 8, 2020
Pitting credit unions versus banks in a side-by-side comparison can be a little like spotting identical twins at the mall.… will explain what a credit union is and how it works.
What Is a Credit Union? Banks & Banking September 28, 2020
Credit unions are member-owned organizations that offer traditional banking services. They're legally structured to put people before profits. As such,… will explain what a savings account is and how it works.
What Is a Savings Account? Banks & Banking September 23, 2020
A savings account gives you a safe, accessible place to put money that you don't need for daily expenses. It… explains what a checking account is.
What Is a Checking Account? Banks & Banking September 18, 2020
A checking account is a bank account that gives you easy, daily access to your money through deposits, withdrawals and…
Learn how to open a bank account with no deposit.
How To Open a Bank Account With No Deposit Banks & Banking September 8, 2020
Have you been looking to open a bank account but have no money to get started? There are some ways…
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How to Open a Bank Account With Bad Credit Banks & Banking August 25, 2020
Unless you stuff all your cash under your mattress or convert it into precious metals, it's likely that you'll need…
Open a new bank account by following these 6 steps.
How To Open a Bank Account in 6 Easy Steps Banks & Banking August 11, 2020
It's faster and easier than ever to open a bank account. You can choose from an abundance of options. And…
Certificates of Deposit
What Is a CD and Should You Open One? Banks & Banking June 24, 2020
If you're looking for a safe place to keep money that you don’t intend to spend soon, you may want…
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Why CDs Might Be a Great Place for Your Money Right Now Banks & Banking June 11, 2020
Collectively, Americans are saving more money than they have in many years. Unfortunately, at the same time, interest rates on…
New Report: The Best Banks for Customer Satisfaction
New Report: The Best Online Banks for Customer Satisfaction Banks & Banking April 22, 2020
If you're looking for a new bank, one really good indicator of whether you'll be happy or not is how…
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Checking vs. Savings Accounts: The Differences and Why You Need Both Banks & Banking April 9, 2020
Whether you're looking to open a new bank account or taking time to restructure your finances, organizing your money into…
Are the Banks Safe Right Now?
Are Banks Safe Right Now? Banks & Banking March 19, 2020
Understandably, the coronavirus pandemic has created quite a bit of anxiety among Americans concerned about their finances. One of the…
Where to (Temporarily) Put Your Savings Right Now
Where to (Temporarily) Put Your Savings Right Now Money & Credit February 27, 2020
If you're following the news headlines lately, this may be one of those times when you're a bit antsy about…
Here are the best free checking accounts in 2020 according to
9 Best Free Checking Accounts in 2022 Banks & Banking January 14, 2020
The best checking accounts in 2022 are free, and most offer perks to their customers. If you're looking for a…
5 Things to Know Before You Use Zelle
5 Things to Know Before You Use Zelle Banks & Banking December 11, 2019
Payment apps that allow people to send and receive money with a few taps on their smartphones have exploded over…
New Report: These Big Banks Have the Happiest Customers Banks & Banking November 19, 2019
Money expert Clark Howard is not a big fan of what he calls the "giant monster mega-banks" but for many…
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How to Find a Free ATM Near You: Allpoint, MoneyPass, CO-OP Financial Services and More Banks & Banking October 23, 2019
Want to find a free ATM near you? With ATM fees rising each year, it's more important than ever to…
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5 Reasons Why Clark Howard Hates Big Banks Banks & Banking October 16, 2019
If you've ever heard Clark Howard speak on his radio show or podcast, you probably know that he hates big…
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Why You Should Never Sign Up for Overdraft Protection Banks & Banking August 15, 2019
Overdraft protection might seem like a great idea at first glance. After all, who'd turn down free protection on their…