You can avoid monthly fees and ATM charges by choosing the right bank. Three online banks offer fewer fees compared to some brick-and-mortar branches.
If you're tired of being nickel-and-dimed by your bank and only earning 0.01% interest, it's time to ditch and switch. Consider these Internet-only banks.
Overdrafts used to be a cheap financial tool for the rich. Today, they've become an absurdly costly short-term lending product for the poor.
Banks have become notorious for nickel-and-diming customers with a raft of fees and charges that really add up. But you don't just have to take it silently.
A new SEC rule limiting withdrawals from money-market funds under certain circumstances may worsen any future financial crisis, some analysts believe.
Everyone needs a place to keep some liquid cash, and an online-only savings account could be a better deal.
If you've tied the knot (or plan to soon), consider saying goodbye to your individual checking account. Here's why we think joint banking is one key to a healthy marriage.
If you work for yourself, the best choices for retirement savings are a solo 401(k) and a simplified employee pension.
Though rising interest rates have made it more costly to borrow, savers haven't seen much improvement on the interest rates they're getting on savings accounts or bank CDs.
Most personal finance experts advocate creating a monthly budget. But what about all the stuff that you don't buy on a monthly basis?
90% of American households have at least one checking account. But what we pay for them varies greatly, depending on how they're being used, and which bank people chose.
Banking and managing money isn't what it used to be. The 1970s and 1980s brought us the rise of the ATM -- and the 2010s are shaping up as the era of mobile banking.
We've rounded up 10 truly inspiring stories of real consumers who faced their debt head-on and managed to come out on the other side.
For 80 years, Americans have been able to bank on the fact that if their bank ever failed, the FDIC would have their backs. Soon, China will do the same for its depositors.
That birthday check from grandma is more than a present -- it's an opportunity to start letting your child learn how to handle money in the future.
Along with worrying about their academics, parents are worrying about their college kids' financials. Here are 5 things parents can do to help sharpen students' money skills.
A new study suggests that having multiple bank accounts allows you to fool yourself into thinking you're saving more -- which means you'll really save less.