Banking

Checking accounts are yet another aspect of everyday life that is increasingly moving online. The days of meeting staff in a physical institution to sign up for a bank account and returning each time you need to deposit money or make a payment are long...

There’s no reason to tolerate bad interest rates anymore. With so many online options for saving and borrowing, you no longer need to accept the rates at your local bank. Instead, you can shop online for the best savings rates, mortgage rates, and even credit card rates...

E*TRADE is a popular online brokerage firm that serves nearly 5 million customers. With an E*TRADE account, you can trade stocks, bonds, options, ETFs, and mutual funds. The company also offers retirement accounts and online banking services. If you’re doing your due diligence on E*TRADE and...

Saving money has never been as important as it is today. From unexpected events to global economic challenges that affect everyone, having some cash set aside can help everyone smooth over a rough patch. As you know, I believe in the value of having some money...

With more and more banks vying for your hard-earned cash nowadays, it can be tough to decide where to store it. Despite all of the options, every bank has its pros and cons. Finding the right bank is about determining what’s best for you. We evaluated the...

BBVA USA (formerly BBVA Compass) is probably one of the most well-known financial institutions worldwide. Founded in 1857, it’s present in over 150 countries and offers a wide range of financial products and services. I’ve mentioned the institution multiple times on Millennial Money – most notably...

Your checking account is where it all happens. It's the center of your financial universe, some might say! The problem is that, after you've opened the account, things are often done and dusted. You use it daily – yet you rarely question whether you could be...

Synchrony Bank is a relatively new player in the online banking world—and one that’s worth noting. The company offers HYSAs and other investment products such as certificates of deposit (CDs) and money market accounts. I’m going to give you an overview of everything that Synchrony Bank has...

Barclays Bank offers no-fee online savings accounts and CDs that have competitive annual percentage yields (APYs). Keep reading to learn all about Barclays Bank so you can decide if it makes sense for you to open an account with them. Quick Navigation: Background Banking Services FAQ Pros...

SoFi—which stands for Social Finance—is an innovative financial services company based out of San Francisco, California. The company was founded in 2011 by four Stamford Business School students and quickly garnered attention for revolutionizing the way student loans are refinanced. SoFi has since grown tremendously and...