4 types of bank accounts

Banking

4 Most Common Types of Bank Accounts

The best type of bank account is the one that helps you take control of your money and meet your money goals faster. Find out what type of bank accounts are out there so you can pick the best one for you.

Overdraft Fees

Banking

What Is an Overdraft Fee?

Overdraft fees are a waste of money and keep you from reaching your money goals. Here’s everything you need to know about overdraft fees and how to stop paying them for good.

Options trading 101.

Retirement

What Is Options Trading?

When it comes to investing, there are good options, bad options . . . and then there’s options trading. Here’s everything you need to know about options and why you should invest your money elsewhere!

What is a Parent PLUS Loan

Saving

How Does a Parent PLUS Loan Work?

A Parent PLUS Loan is anything but a plus for your financial goals. If you’re considering taking one of these monsters on, we’re going to talk you through how it works—and how it fail.

What Is a Money Market Account?

Banking

What Is a Money Market Account?

Ready for MMA life? (No, not the jab and double-leg takedown combo.) Money market accounts help you save money and maybe get a better interest rate than you’d see with a regular savings account.

How Much Money Do I Need to Buy a House

Home Buying

How Much Money Do I Need to Buy a House?

To buy a house, you could need at least 25% of a home’s sale price in cash to cover a down payment, closing costs and moving expenses. That comes to more than $60,000 for a $250,000 home.

What to Look for When Buying a House

Home Buying

What to Look for When Buying a House

What do you look for when buying a house? The answer is more than just an open floor plan with natural light. Find out which six things you can keep an eye out for to avoid ending up with a money pit.