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First Checking: What Is an APY?

It can be hard to determine the right checking account to meet your needs. With account minimum balances, annual fees, and overdraft charges, it can seem overwhelming.  APY (Annual Percentage Yield) is a key component of any bank account so it is important that you understand what it is and...

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You Spoke, We Listened!

At Bank of Internet USA, we love it when our customers get in touch with us to let us know what they like about their banking experience and how they feel we could make that experience better.  We wanted to let you know that we are listening and have been working to implement changes that...

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Developing a Budget

Having a debit card can make shopping easy. Sometimes too easy. As a teen, it’s important that you take control over your spending so you that you have money for big events such as buying your first car, spending a semester abroad, or a graduation trip with friends.Try these budgeting tips to...

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Why Your Young Family Needs Life Insurance

Life insurance may seem like a far off concern, something you need to worry about as you get older and are planning for when you are no longer around. However, life insurance provides a source of income in case something were to happen to you at any point in your life. If you are newly married,...

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Not All Checking Accounts Are Equal

When it comes to selecting a checking account, it’s not necessarily easy to find the right fit. Depending on your banking habits, you may require a checking account that lets you access ATMs throughout the country without the high fees or offers overdraft protection in the event of an...

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