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@alesha_macarosha/Twenty20 The more you use your mobile banking app, the more likely you are to love it. That’s one of the key findings from a study released by J.D. Power in early June. For the second year in a row, the company looked at how satisfied customers...
DGLimages/Shutterstock Seniors don’t represent a niche in the banking market, they are the market. Three-in-five depositors were born before 1964, according to a recent report by the American Bankers’ Association Foundation, which accounts for 70 percent of bank balances. Millennials, the nation’s largest generation with a similar...
@eric_urquhart/Twenty20 It’s hard to make it through the day without seeing an article or a study comparing millennials to other generational groups. When it comes to banking, millennials aren’t afraid to experiment with new products and features. There’s plenty of diversity within this group, but they generally...
Courtesy of Aspiration Every neobank has its own way of connecting with consumers. Aspiration has a particularly lofty goal: It wants to help you save the world. The three-year-old firm, which offers a checking account and investment products, has carved out a niche in the fintech space...
payphoto/Getty Images With online bill payment and mobile wallets on the rise, consumers are relying less on paper checks. Consumers who still write checks are likely shocked when it’s time to reorder. A box of checks with duplicates ordered through a bank can cost $35 or...
Hero Images/Getty Images Online banking allows you to manage your money without having to step foot in a bank branch. As long as you can connect to the internet, you’ll be able to review your bank statements, pay bills and transfer funds on your own time. Online banking...
filo/Getty Images In today’s world of online banking, direct debits and payment apps, who still needs to write a check, right? Well, you might. If you lose electronic access to your checking account while you’re completing a purchase, making your rent payment or settling up with the...
Yellow Dog Productions/Getty Images Overdraft protection isn’t automatic. Rather, it’s a service you must opt in to. If you sign up, your bank can cover ATM withdrawals and debit card purchases you can’t pay for. By opting in, you’re agreeing to pay overdraft fees, which typically cost...
SAEED KHAN/Getty Images When the Federal Reserve hikes interest rates, savers normally have to wait to reap the benefits. After the central bank raised rates three times in the past year, some banks and credit unions gradually increased CD rates. Savings account interest rates have climbed too, at least...
Tetra Images/Getty Images Depositing a bad check could leave you in a sticky situation. A Kansas-based bank knows this all too well. In August, a Landmark National Bank customer deposited checks worth $10.3 million that bounced. The checks were made out to the customer by a third party....