Simple Finance bank account review – after one month

I’ve been on the hunt for a great financial tool for a long time. Not only do I want one for my business (and have reviewed a business finance tool or two in the past), I also want one for my personal finances. I’ve been anxiously awaiting the launch of...

Some Good Financial Advice

If You Can – How Millennials Can Get Rich Slowly, by William J. Bernstein: Would you believe me if I told you that there’s an investment strategy that a seven-year-old could understand, will take you fifteen minutes of work per year, outperform 90 percent of...

Why I’m closing my personal Wells Fargo bank accounts

I’ve been banking with Wells Fargo for years. I’ve been really happy with them overall. Great customer service, great people, solid iPhone application, account access, services, etc. But when a monthly account fee started popping up, I decided it was time...

Why I closed my Key Bank Account

I opened a bank account with Key Bank long ago when they offered a free iPod with each new account. I was maybe 13, 14? and pretty excited about the free iPod just for opening the account. $99 worth of free, and as a teenager, it was worth it all the way – and...

The Financial Tool I Want

Managing finances has occupied a significant amount of my brain power for quite some time. I want to improve the way I manage my finances, and I’d love a tool that would help me do that. I’ve tried Mint.com, budgeting tools, spreadsheets, apps, written...