Entries by Kim Devine

The Average Checking Account Balance

According to findings by the Federal Reserve Survey of Consumer Finances, over  92% of the U.S. population owns a checking account. Many people use checking accounts to get direct deposits from an employer. Checking account balances vary depending on income, age, gender, and race. What Is The Average Bank Account Balance? The Survey of Consumer […]

Why You Should Still Balance Your Checking Accounts

Balancing checks is an unappealing task. You don’t need to be a mathematical genius or accounting expert to balance your checkbook on a regular basis. There are several benefits to carefully managing the money, the greatest of which may be avoiding unfortunate surprises. The last thing people ever want is a check bouncing, or having […]

Business and Consumer Bank Tools

As a business owner, or consumer, your bank is one of your most important business partners, and provides many essential resources. These resources cover a wide range of areas, and are valuable tools in daily business and personal life. While you may not need every service your bank offers, it’s important to know what these […]

Fun Hobbies, on the Cheap!

One of the most unexpected, and unfortunate, parts of adulthood is how expensive fun can be. Hobbies have been standardized into consumption-driven activities, which can take a heavy toll on your monthly expenditure. If you are looking for an affordable hobby, this guide will provide feasible options for all adults in need of healthy enjoyment. […]

Do These 6 Things Right Now to Start Improving Your Finances

Finances are an important part of your daily life, and for many people can be one of the key causes of stress. Improving your finances can look like a complex process, and knowing where to start can be a challenge. The following six steps can help you take control of your finances. Six Steps To […]

How to Pay off Holiday Credit Card Debt

Online shopping is expected to hit $143.7 billion this holiday season, and the bulk of these transactions is via credit cards. Despite their high-interest rates, cardholders continue to use credit cards as their preferred payment method. Over 60% of these cardholders are willing to get into more credit card debt during the holiday season. The […]