Posts Tagged ‘bank accounts’

Even if your bills are automated, it’s beneficial to take a look at them now and then to make sure you know exactly what you’re paying for. Depending on the extra fees, you may either want to shop around for a different product or service, or there might be an error that you need to […]

  If you pay your bills each month without looking at the individual charges, or make purchases without reading the fine print, you might be paying extra for additional (or hidden) fees. Even if your bills are automated, it’s beneficial to take a look at them now and then to make sure you know exactly […]

  There are a lot of available options for transferring funds, whether it’s for business or personal purposes. But when cost is the primary concern, consider some of these low-cost options: Your bank Your bank can assist you with various types of money transfers. If you’re simply transferring money from one account to another at […]

With so much at stake these days and with an increasing amount of security breaches, it’s imperative to select the safest password. Here are some tips: Don’t use the same password for everything It may be easier to use the same password for all of your accounts, but even minor differences in your passwords can […]

It’s more important than ever to choose a strong password for your email, financial accounts, Internet network and anything else that requires a secured log in. Most people rely on the Internet for a lot of significant tasks, including paying bills, managing daily work tasks, and so much more. With so much at stake these […]

  Whenever you use your credit or debit card at a retailer, you put that information at risk should there ever be a data breach. One recent example of a major data breach that made headlines was the Target data breach, when information was stolen from at least 40 million customers. What can you do […]

Many people don’t think twice about using their debit card to pay for a restaurant bill. But should you avoid doing so and use an alternative form of payment? A common practice in other countries is for servers to bring portable credit card machines right to the table so that the card never leaves the […]

Moving in with your significant other can be an exciting time, but it is also important to discuss the financial aspects of this huge decision. Before you actually move in together, it is important to have the following money talks in order to ensure you’re both on the same page and to avoid any unwanted […]

Whether you already have been saving up towards a large purchase (for example, a down payment on a home) or you don’t have any type of savings, it’s important to create an emergency fund. The money from an emergency fund should never be touched unless absolutely necessary; it is meant to provide financial protection in […]