savings accounts

What the Heck is a myRA?

by Michael on Jan 28, 2014 · 0 comments

Here’s an interesting tidbit from President Obama’s State of the Union address: “[T]omorrow, I will direct the Treasury to create a new way for working Americans to start their own retirement savings: myRA. It’s a new savings bond that encourages folks to build a nest egg. myRA guarantees a decent […]

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This is just a quick note to let you know that the ever-popular USAA has decided to reverse course and is no longer offering their financial services to non-military individuals. For background, USAA was founded in 1922 as a military-only insurance outfit and eventually grew into a full service financial […]

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Last week’s posts about coins (both silver and copper) were inspired by me sitting down with our boys to pay their monthly allowance. With that as a backdrop, I thought it would be worth spending a bit of time talking about the ins and out of our allowance system. For […]

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For those of you that have an online banking relationship with ING Direct… As I noted back in November, Capital One is in the process of taking over ING Direct and turning it into Capital One 360. At that time, few details were available. They basically said that there will […]

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