Five Things to Consider When Choosing a Bank

A recent survey by RLC, USA shows that the top 10 reasons consumers choose banks. Here are the top 5: location, previous relationship with the bank, reputation of the bank, easy application process, and recommendations from friend. Your money is too important to make a haphazard decision about your bank, so as you wonder how …

Payday Loans Boom During Bust Economy

No matter where you look, whether it’s on Michigan Avenue in Chicago or High Street in Cardiff, you can hardly go for more than a mile without finding a payday loan business, or at least an advertisement for one. Payday lenders about, fighting one another for a coveted and small, yet growing, marketplace. Payday loans …

No Banks for the Poor

Economic times are tough, and people all across the economic spectrum are finding themselves facing new difficulties. More than one million households in the United States lost access to basic banking needs in the last year, according to a recent report by bank regulators. This number adds to the already 30 million households in the …