Do you “want” it or “need” it?

Many students are managing their own expenses for the first time. If that includes you, you’ve probably noticed that a lot of money management comes down to making decisions. After all, you can only spend money once, so you want to be sure that you make the right choices.

One of the most important money-management lessons you can learn is the difference between wants and needs. In fact, not understanding the difference is one of the biggest reasons people get into trouble with money. Continue reading

What’s the best tool for money management?

Nearly everyone wants to do a better job of managing their money. That’s because money has a funny habit of slipping away. One day, we seem to have plenty of it, and a week later, we’re scrambling to find spare change for the vending machine.

If you want to take control of your money, there’s a great tool that’s easy to use, and best of all, it’s free. What is it? Our Free Checking account! Continue reading