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36 Best New Bank Account Promotions & Offers – March 2019

It's possible to make $100s just by opening up a bank account. But sorting through the best offers can be tricky.At Money Crashers, we...
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What Is FDIC Insurance? – History, Coverage, Limits & Rules for...

The American banking industry has come a long way since the Great Depression.At the dawn of the 20th century, thousands of American community banks...
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12 Best Free Checking Accounts at U.S. Banks

It's becoming increasingly difficult to find truly free checking accounts. At many banks, you're now required to pay a monthly maintenance fee for the privilege...
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How to Use Automatic Savings Accounts & Apps to Build Wealth...

Saving money is a lot like eating right. We all know that we should save up for emergencies, retirement, and personal goals, just like...
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17 Money Hacks & Tips to Save More When Banking or...

Thanks to Capital One for sponsoring this post. This is a paid endorsement. However, the opinions and tips mentioned in the editorial content below...
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9 Types of Costly Bank Fees & How to Avoid Them

When I was a kid, I was so excited about getting my first bank account. Instead of just saving my allowance in a piggy...
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What Is Bitcoin – History, How It Works, Pros & Cons

Bitcoin is a virtual currency, or cryptocurrency, that's controlled by a decentralized network of users and isn't directly subject to the whims of central...
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What Is Cryptocurrency – How It Works, History & Bitcoin Alternatives

Cryptocurrencies, or virtual currencies, are digital means of exchange created and used by private individuals or groups. Because most cryptocurrencies aren't regulated by national governments,...
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How to Avoid Sales Strategies at the Bank – 6 Things...

Whether you go to a used car lot or a high-end boutique, you know that the employees are working on commission and are thoroughly...
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Opening a Joint Bank Account & Merging Finances After Marriage –...

Creating, managing, and sticking to a household budget requires a good deal of time and mental energy, even if you live by yourself and...
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National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) – History, Role & Function

Since the financial crisis of the late 2000s, banks have become decidedly less friendly to consumers and small business owners. Even as they're raking...
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What Is DIF Insurance (Massachusetts Depositors Insurance Fund) – How It...

If you have a bank account - or even if not - you've likely heard of FDIC insurance. FDIC insurance is deposit insurance overseen by...