Enough is Enough Bank of America recently decided to charge $12 for checking accounts to people who have a balance under $1,500. 70% of Americans have less than $1,000 in their account – think about the impact. Two facts make this decision especially disgusting. It targets customers who are already in financially tight […]
Finding small businesses to shop with can be a little trickier than finding the closest mall, but the benefits are well worth it. Here are a few places to start looking.
79% of Millennials, more than any other age group, reported they feel the most in control of their finances – data that contradicts the stereotype of unemployed twenty-somethings living off their parents while paying down student loans.
Eight days of gifts can put a big enough dent in your wallet, and that’s without spending money on Hanukkah decorations too. Switching to do-it-yourself crafts for your Hanukkah decorations this year can give the family something fun to do together and save you a little cash during what often feels like the season of spending.
There are many ways computers, mobile devices, and the internet have made our lives better, but the flip side of all the benefits they bring into our lives is the unhealthy, growing tendency to spend huge amounts of time in front of screens each day. The average adult spends over 8 hours in front […]
Checking accounts are among the most basic, widely available financial products in existence, but how much attention does the average American pay to his or her checking choices? Not as much as you might think, according to a new study. The Consumer Banking Insights Survey—commissioned by Kasasa® in conjunction with more than 200 community […]
Thought to be the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, the 2008 collapse of several major financial institutions — along with the government bailout of others — helped propel the United States into a four-year-long recession. The crisis damaged the reputations of many financial giants and caused lawmakers and consumers alike to take a […]
With the Winter Olympics upon us, all eyes are on the world's greatest athletes. While some of the biggest awards this season go to the Olympians who head home later this month with luggage made heavier by gold, silver, or bronze medals, you may be surprised to learn the actual value of those medals is […]