Aside from the design and the account numbers on your cards looking different, it’s easy to think of a credit card like a debit card – but there are quite a few key differences. In this article, we’ll outline the similarities and differences so you can become a more financially savvy shopper.
If you're like most people, you probably use your debit card for everything from buying coffee to paying rent. But do you really know what a debit card is and how it can benefit you if used correctly? If you have a checking account, then you probably already have a debit card. But just in case you're new to the game or need a refresher, let's break it down:
We've all been there... You open your checking account statement and see a bunch of fees that you don't even understand. Or maybe you do understand them, but you're just angry because they ate up all your hard-earned money. Either way, nobody likes paying fees. But did you know that there are some easy ways to avoid those pesky fees? Yep - and I'm going to share them all.
If you’re looking for ways to earn higher interest on your savings, Certificates of Deposit (CDs) and Money Markets are both great options in different ways!
If you're considering what to do with your money and where to park it safely, you may want to look into getting a Certificate of Deposit Account, or CD.