Get In The Habit of Checking Your Balances

When was the last time you checked your financial account balances (retirement, savings, investments, etc)? Has it been a year? Was it last month? Or was it today? Did you take notice of whether or not your money was working for you? Are you aware of all the fees that are being withdrawn by your…

How my bank interest increased from $66 to $1200 in a year

For years I earned the lackluster interest rate that most traditional banks pay, a mere 0.10%. Thinking of it, the interest received did not even keep pace with the cost of inflation. It always fascinated me and sometimes angered me, to learn that banks lend customer’s money to borrowers for 6% – 8% interest rate,…