Pop quiz: Which account do you use most often? If you answered your checking, then welcome to the masses. While consumers are writing fewer checks than ever, checking accounts are still, by and large, the most popular way to manage daily spending for consumers. From depositing paychecks, to paying bills, to keeping our money insured, […]
"It didn't take long to realize I was missing out on the ability to earn up to 200 times the annual interest rate of my commercial bank..."
Swap your child's piggy bank for a dividend-paying account, and teach them about finances with the help of a community financial institution.
If you're moving, you'll want to explore the neighborhood for the essential places that will make up your new routine. One thing that might not be on your radar as a must-find is a new financial institution. And if it isn’t, you could be shortchanging yourself… literally.
If you’ve been lucky enough to not have any complaints with your megabank, then why mess up a good thing, right? Well, we don’t totally agree.
Millennials and young families are constantly on the move. Whether you’re relocating for your new job or you simply have a case of wanderlust, it might seem easier to just go with a national megabank that has branch locations everywhere. We’re pointing out why bigger isn’t always better.