Chase Bank Coupon Codes – Earn up to $350 When You Open a New Chase Total Checking® and Chase SavingsSM Account

by Ryan Guina October 4, 2016

Advertising Disclosure. Chase Bank is one of the most well-known banks in the US. But I haven’t always had a Chase checking and savings account. That changed when I opened a Chase Freedom® card several years ago that featured a $100 sign up bonus. The Chase Freedom card has been in heavy rotation as one […]

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Radius Bank Hybrid Checking Account – The New Standard in Banking?

by John Schroeder July 9, 2015

Every few years, a bank releases a new product or service that changes what consumers expect from their banks. ATM machines are a great example. Giving people access to cash, regardless of the time of day, and in many cases, location, was a game changer. So was online banking, which made it easy to pay […]

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Moving and Banking: Do You Change Things Up When You Move?

by Miranda Marquit October 27, 2014

I recently made the trek across the country to take up a new abode. I’ve researched the area that my family is moving to, and found that the bank that we currently use for all our primary money needs — and my business needs — doesn’t have a branch within 200 miles. This isn’t much […]

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How to Know if a Bank is Safe

by Ryan Guina October 16, 2013

A reader recently contacted me concerning the safety of a specific online bank, you can never be too safe when seeking a bank to use personally or for a business checking account, you have to make sure they are legit. The bank in question had higher than normal interest rates at a time when most […]

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CIT Bank Review – Online Savings Account and CDs

by Ryan Guina May 17, 2013

In today’s era of online banking and competitive interest rates, online banking has almost become a commodity. There are only a few things that separate banks from each other: brand recognition & trust, technology and features, high interest rates, and low or no fees. CIT Bank is a leader in several of these aspects. If […]

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Capital One 360 Review – Online Savings, Checking, and More

by Ryan Guina April 13, 2013

If you were formerly a banking customer of ING Direct, then you are probably already aware that ING sold their American banking branch to Capital One back in 2012. The transition happened behind the scenes, for the most part, until recently when Capital One rebranded the bank as Capital One 360 Savings. For most customers, […]

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How Will A Short Sale Affect My Credit Score?

by Kevin Mulligan April 8, 2013

The lead up to the Great Recession was fueled by cheap credit, improper lending practices, and the unrealistic belief that housing prices could only go up. While some communities have seen housing price recoveries back to somewhat normal levels, others are still suffocating on a market full of foreclosures. All of the negative housing trends […]

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