Many people are happy to declare their total incapacity when it comes to managing their own money. But they are dead wrong about their incompetence. You don’t have to be a card-carrying member of Mensa to take care of your finances. You don’t have to find your inner Whiz Kid. All you have to do is pursue low costs and simplicity. Do that and you’ll have a high probability of doing a better job than all those folks who use your money as their Mercedes payment.
Due to the way different companies bundle and price their software, the best value for my return may not be the best for yours. TurboTax and H&R Block at Home both offer complete solutions, usable software, and full-featured support, but come at a cost. TaxAct provides an affordable option for simple returns.Read more
Ally Bank, the direct banking subsidiary of Ally Financial Inc., today launched its "Discovering Retirement" campaign (Discover Retirement with Ally Bank), featuring consumer perspectives of what they believe is important - financially and emotionally – as they think about retirement planning.Read more
The series, a part of Ally Bank's efforts to engage consumers through social media, features real-life retirees and their success stories, providing histories, decisive financial turning points and actions that enabled their current retirement lifestyle.
An estimated 95% of American bank ATMs run on Windows XP, and Microsoft is killing off tech support for that operating system on April 8. That means Microsoft will no longer issue security updates to patch holes in Windows XP, leaving those ATMs exposed to new kinds of cyberattacks.Read more