Banking

You put your bank card in, you take your bank card out. Wait for the beep and wave your dollars all about. Seems so easy a kid could do it, but the technology inside is pretty cool. Learn about these automated tellers or how banks work in this Banking & ATM channel

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What happens to my money if my bank closes down?

You've prudently pinched pennies and cut corners to build your nest egg. But with the recent failure of IndyMac bank, should you worry about losing your money if your bank goes bust?


How Living Without a Bank Account Works

Millions of people have figured out how to get by without a bank account, whether by choice or force of circumstance.

By reconciling your checking account, you’ll be able to keep a close eye on your account’s balance. You can learn more about reconciling a checking account by reading this article.

In order to pick the best bank for you, compare services, locations, fees and the sizes of the banks. Learn how to pick the best bank in this article.

10 Things You Can Do at an ATM Besides Draw Cash

When ATMs entered our daily lives in the '80s, an industry grew around the goal of making banking and living more efficient. But what can you do at an ATM aside from withdrawing cash?

10 Sneaky Banking Fees

Even though your bank offers a variety of convenient services, chances are they're not free. And regulations now require banks clearly state all of their fees upfront, but that doesn't mean we expect them.

Can you avoid paying bank fees?

Can you completely avoid paying bank fees? With so many of them to evade, it's highly unlikely. But there are ways you can eliminate most of them. We'll show you how.

What are some common ATM scams?

Aside from actually sticking a gun in your face and taking your cash, thieves can take your money in more subtle ways these days. Which ATM scams are the most common?

10 Things to Consider When Choosing a Bank

If you're looking for a new place to put your money, it pays to concentrate on finding the right bank for you. What are some of the different things to consider for both your present needs and future financial growth?

What's the difference between a bank and a credit union?

From the outside, banks and credit unions seem very similar, but under the surface, the two types of financial institutions couldn't be more different. What are the differences between banks and credit unions?

5 Ways to Spot a Hacked ATM

These days ATM skimming is as easy as it looks in the movies -- and it's usually well camouflaged and hard to spot. But armed with some information, you should be able to spot a suspicious ATM when you see one.