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It's costing you more every year to have access to your own money. ATM fees and surcharges are steadily increasing, building profits for the banks and costing the average family hundreds of dollars a year. Stop paying for the use of your own money!
Balancing your checkbook monthly is one of the most basic money management tasks, yet many people don't do it. If you're one of them, here's the reason it's important, plus step-by-step instructions.
You probably don't give much thought to the cost of banking: monthly checking account fees, ATM fees, bounced-check fees, check printing, etc., but if you can shave banking expenses, you can put the money in your own pocket. Here are my tips for cutting banking fees.
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Types of mortgages and how to choose the best one for your own personal situation.
CD laddering is a smart way to protect yourself against fluctuations in interest rates while giving you the security of knowing that you will be able to access at least some of your money within a relatively short time frame.
Banks offer a wide range of bank accounts. Which one is right for you?