Should Online Banking Be Inconvenient?

We’ve talked a bit about being smart and secure when banking online, but at least one “financial analyst” thinks that online banking needs to be difficult to use in order to keep you safe. Although customers should expect convenience from an online account, they should be wary of an Internet bank that makes it too easy for

Top 5 ways the internet can save you money

We all know that the Internet is an amazing resource for finding information and connecting people, but there are plenty of online tools available to help save you money. As part of ProBlogger’s latest Group Writing Project — this time focused on “Top 5” posts — here are the Top 5 Ways the Internet Can Save You

How Brick and Mortar Banks ARE Robbing You

During the Super Bowl last night, E-Trade ran a commercial depicting a bank robbery. The robbers had masks, bags (no dollar signs though) and all the standard jargon (“Lady, don’t be a hero.”). Except that the robbers weren’t who you would expect. It was the tellers, manager and even the security guard. Brick and mortar banks are

10 Ways to Immediately Start Saving Money

As the wife and I save up for a possible move and, at the same time, I scrounge for money to start-up a business, we’ve been pinching pennies wherever possible. Unfortunately, because of our living situation, we spend a lot of money on rent and other fixed items (IRAs, cable/Internet bills, insurance, etc.). But we’ve