For many, a money market account (MMA) is kind of like a glorified savings account. It’s easy to see why. Like savings accounts, MMAs enjoy good liquidity with higher
Everyone has bad habits, some of which we may not even been aware. It’s no different when it comes to your finances. There are small, everyday decisions that you could be making every day that are hurting you. Check out some of the more common money habits and ways to combat them. NOT TRACKING SPENDING It’s easy to make simple purchases here and ...
One popular method of budgeting is the cash budget. This type of budget is exactly how it sounds; you only use cash to make purchases as opposed to credit cards. However, as with any type of budgeting, there are advantages and disadvantages. Here are some of the pros and cons of a cash budget. PROS PREVENT OVERSPENDING You can only use what you ...
Take control of your credit and debit cards with our Card Control app. With this app, you will now have the ability to turn your Visa cards on & off as well as set restrictions for how your card is used. This includes: GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION Use your phone’s location or a selected region on the map to determine where your card will work. If the ...
Many merchants are offering payment plans when you make purchases. However, there are factors you should take into consideration before choosing this option. Here are some are the pros and cons to buying now and paying later WHAT IS BUY NOW, PAY LATER? BNPL is a way to make a purchase online where you get your item right away, but pay it off over ...
Planning and booking a trip can be an exciting time; thinking about all the fun activities you’re going to do and the memories you’re going to create. We usually don’t
Check out our previous blog posts about scams and fraud. While it is a great benefit to know how fraud works and what to watch out for, even the best of us can still be
Liquidation sales, liquid assets, liquidity ratio—maybe you’ve heard these terms before. If you’ve ever been a little hazy on what exactly liquidity means in the world
You’ve probably seen them before—those get-to-know-your-friends-better surveys that go around social media. They can be a fun way to get to know your acquaintances
Autumn officially starts tomorrow. While you may be looking forward to cooling temps and catching a football game or two, there are a few things you need to do around
If you’ve ever tried making a purchase with cash that was heavily damaged, you may have gotten a funny look from the cashier—or maybe they wouldn’t accept your money at
Chances are at some point you’ll take out a loan of some kind. After all, the average debt per American is $90,460 according to a 2021 CNBC report. If you’re considering
On Tuesday, we talked about what money laundering is and how it affects you. Today, we’ll talk about “money mules,” the part they play in the money laundering process,