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What are the Advantages of a Credit Union?

Have you noticed how the financial landscape is changing? It used to be that traditional commercial banks were the only way to manage your money. Now, there’s a growing selection of banking alternatives to choose from.

Financial Planning

Do You Still Need to Balance Your Checkbook?

Tweet For a long time, the only way to keep track of your money in the bank was through a thorough analysis of the paper account statement and matching all

Money Management

How to Join a Credit Union

Tweet Your local alternative to banks. Today, there are more than 11,000 credit unions across the country with more than 70 million Americans belonging to one. If you would like

Consumer Financing

Land of Pharaohs, Pyramids and Good Banking!

Tweet Whether tourist or expatriate, from the UK or elsewhere, you might just be a little surprised by the inclusion of banking in the list. Think Egypt, think Tutankhamen, Cleopatra,

Business Services

4 Simple and Easy to Apply Business Tips

Tweet Indeed, Apple, Google and Mattel each got started in a garage and are now among the largest businesses in the world. You may not have have plans to become

Consumer Tips

How to Avoid Money Sucking Bank Fees

Tweet Still, you don’t have to be the one to prop up said institutions, avoiding paying most, if not all fees if you’re careful and a bit bold. Bankers set

Consumer Financing Credit Reports

What Are Creditors Saying About You?

Tweet Here is some food for thought: you’re planning to renovate your home or take out a loan to pay for a new car. You’ve done extensive research on what

Money Management

Free Checking? Not So Fast!

Tweet Several banks in my area have launched marketing campaigns touting their “free checking” accounts for new customers. Wooing new business is big business and financial institutions are battling community