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"Cash, credit or smartphone?" isn't something you're likely to hear at a retailer or restaurant. In fact, using a smartphone to make in-store purchases isn't just rare; many people aren't even aware it's an option. Still,...Read more
For years, financial writers have parroted the conventional wisdom that people need an emergency fund equal to three to six months' worth of living expenses in a safe, liquid account. Like most such rules, that formula seems...Read more
The Great Recession should have been a case study in the value of saving. But a new survey from Bankrate shows that many Americans aren't preparing for the next downturn with a rainy-day fund . Bankrate's Financial Security...Read more
Americans continue to show a stunning lack of progress in accumulating sufficient emergency savings. Bankrate.com's latest look shows that two-thirds of Americans have saved less than the recommended six months' worth of...Read more
2014 Credit Union Survey
Credit unions stand their ground on free checking, while it has declined at banks.