Why do banks charge fees?

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Bank fees might be the single most annoying part of having a checking or savings account. Rewards Banking BankingSometimes they're hidden and sneak up on you, other times they’re blatantly up front, feeling like they're just taunting you.

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Setting up your child's first bank account

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My Finances Student Finances Rewards Banking BankingWhen the topic of financial literacy pops up, we often think of learning about the ideas of principal, earning interest, and managing money. Those are good lessons to learn and skills to have.

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9 Best Socially Responsible Banks

Nerd Wallet

When you open an account at a socially responsible bank, your dollars support initiatives to make social and environmental good. As with any bank, money from bank accounts helps fund loans to businesses and home buyers. Banking Banks & Credit Unions

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Rocking the banking world

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Rewards Banking BankingAre you passionate about music and media? So are we, and to prove it, have we got an account to satisfy your music cravings.

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How Preparation and Strategy Can Be Used to Fight and Defeat Any Ransomware Attack

Speaker: Karl Camilleri, Cloud Services Product Manager at phoenixNAP

Through a detailed analysis of major attacks and their consequences, Karl Camilleri, Cloud Services Product Manager at phoenixNAP, will discuss the state of ransomware and future predictions, as well as provide best practices for attack prevention and recovery.

Is Your Bank Greenwashing? Here’s How to Check

Nerd Wallet

Your bank plays a role in climate change through its lending and other actions. But is your bank making a positive environmental impact? The article Is Your Bank Greenwashing? Banking Banking Basics

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What is online banking?

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Rewards Banking BankingThe absolute easiest answer is the internet version of managing money through your financial institution. Super obvious, right?

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Fintech trends for the banking industry

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Banking has been an essential service for centuries, with only minor changes to its business model over the years. Rewards Banking BankingYou can see the headquarters of financial institutions in busy cityscapes and small branches in the center of communities across the country.

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What Is Crypto Banking?

Nerd Wallet

What is crypto banking? Cryptocurrency, or crypto for short, is a digital form of money backed by computer code instead of a central banking. The article What Is Crypto Banking? Banking Banking BasicsThis article provides information for educational purposes.

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7 Ways to avoid paying unnecessary banking fees

Kasasa

Who loves paying banking fees? If someone asked you which bank fee gives you the most grief, you might think it's those ATM fees for using another bank's money machine. My Finances Rewards Banking Banking

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Regions Bank Fined for Surprise Overdraft Fees

Account Recovery

In a consent order that was announced yesterday with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Regions Bank has agreed to pay $191 million in fines and restitution after it was accused of charging its customers “illegal surprise” overdraft fees on certain purchases.

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Is a big bank really more secure?

Kasasa

Big banks definitely want to jump on that bandwagon, using big marketing budgets to convince consumers like you that their brand is not just bigger, but better and more secure than a community bank or credit union, but that’s not quite true. Community Impact Banking

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Mobile banking security tips: Is your information safe?

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Rewards Banking BankingYou love the convenience of mobile money apps, but how much of your information is actually protected? Mobile and online security remain hot topics due to news of data breaches , and each new report reminds you to take mobile safety into your own hands.

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Change banks in 7 easy steps

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Are you underwhelmed by your bank’s customer service, disappointed with its rates and fees, or unimpressed by its online banking tools? Community Impact Rewards Banking

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Why do banks put a hold on checks?

Kasasa

You call your bank or log in to your mobile banking only to find out that your financial institution has placed a hold on your check. Rewards Banking Banking

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What is the best bank to use?

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Sustainable Banking Bank LocalYou put a lot of thought into where you shop. Maybe you’re a hole-in-the-wall boutique kind of person, or the type that knows exactly when to hit which malls or big box stores to snag the best deals.

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Community banks and credit unions: How banking locally supports your city or town

Kasasa

As you drive around town running errands — picking up a few must-haves for dinner at the grocery store, shuttling the kids to soccer practice, or dropping off a prescription at the pharmacy — you likely drive past a community bank or credit union in your neighborhood.

Best Online Banks of 2021

Nerd Wallet

The article Best Online Banks of 2021 originally appeared on NerdWallet. Banking Banks & Credit Unions

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Community banking: What does it mean to bank local?

Kasasa

Where's the nearest bank or credit union to you? Community Sustainable Banking Bank Local

What Is a Bank?

Nerd Wallet

A bank is a financial institution with a license to hold and lend money. The article What Is a Bank? Banking Banking BasicsThis article provides information for educational purposes.

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Banks vs. credit unions: How are they different?

Kasasa

Whether the words "credit union" or "bank" appear in the name, what really matters when choosing and using a financial institution is the level of service it provides to you. So what does it matter if you keep your money with a bank or a credit union? Don't let the name fool you.

Community banking institutions coming together

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Community Impact Rewards Banking BankingWe love getting feedback from community financial institutions as well as Kasasa account holders. This one just came in via our blog comments so we thought we'd bring it forward and get it out there.

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AGs Call on Big Banks to End Overdraft Fees

Account Recovery

Compliance Bank of America JPMorgan Chase NSF Fees Overdraft Fees U.S. Bank Wells Fargo

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Guide to peer-to-peer payments: Everything you need to know about P2P banking services

Kasasa

Advances in online banking allow users on a computer or mobile device to take care of services that could, at one point, only be done at a bank, credit union, or other financial institution. My Finances Rewards Banking Banking

Ally Bank vs. PNC Bank: Which Is Best for You?

Nerd Wallet

Editor’s note: Online banking platform Simple announced its shutdown and transition to BBVA USA in January this year. Then in June, BBVA was acquired by PNC Bank. According to PNC, the full conversion of bank systems and branches will occur in October 2021.

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5 Reasons Why You Haven’t Switched Banks

Nerd Wallet

Higher savings rates, lower fees, and better customer service: For every reason that motivates you to switch banks for checking or savings accounts, there’s an opposite reason to avoid the hassle. Changing banks, however, doesn’t happen often. Retail Banking Satisfaction.

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4 Bank App Features You Might Be Missing Out On

Nerd Wallet

If you use your bank’s mobile app, you likely have access to an array of features, some of which you may not know about. The article 4 Bank App Features You Might Be Missing Out On originally appeared on NerdWallet. Banking Banking Basics

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Millennials and the future of banking

Kasasa

When you opened your first bank account, you likely were influenced by what you knew about banking from your parents. My Finances BankingYour parents may have even opened an account for you when you were young, and well, it was fine.

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The Latest in Bank Overdraft Fee News

Nerd Wallet

March 2022 – Huntington Bank Announces Overdraft Fee Reduction Starting July 2022 On March 8, Huntington Bank said it would be reducing its $36 overdraft fee to $15 beginning July 2022. The article The Latest in Bank Overdraft Fee News originally appeared on NerdWallet.

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What Is Private Banking?

Nerd Wallet

Private banking can be a good fit for people who have a high net worth and want to consider their financial options for wealth building. What is private banking? Private banking provides high-net-worth individuals with special cash and wealth management services.

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Best Banks for Nonprofits

Nerd Wallet

The best banks for nonprofit organizations offer a free or low-fee business checking account, access to credit and ample online tools that help streamline your operations. LendingClub: Best online bank for nonprofits LendingClub is a top-rated online bank.

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How the September 2022 Fed Rate Increase Will Impact Your Bank Account

Nerd Wallet

The article How the September 2022 Fed Rate Increase Will Impact Your Bank Account originally appeared on NerdWallet. Banking Banking BasicsThe Federal Reserve’s federal funds rate has made the news a lot this year and for a good reason.

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Bank Settles Collection Call Lawsuit for $3.5M

Account Recovery

A coalition of District Attorneys from across the state of California have reached a settlement with Synchrony Bank that will see the creditor pay $3.5 The company will … The post Bank Settles Collection Call Lawsuit for $3.5M

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How community financial institutions are restoring consumer confidence in the banking industry

Kasasa

Community Impact Rewards Banking BankingYou might have seen a clever meme on social media, incorrectly attributed to President Abraham Lincoln that reminds us, "You cannot believe everything you read on the internet."

Buzzy Banking Apps for Kids and Teens

Nerd Wallet

Moms and dads who want to teach their kids about money have some trendy tools at their disposal: kid-focused mobile banking apps, many of which come with personalized debit cards. The article Buzzy Banking Apps for Kids and Teens originally appeared on NerdWallet.

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