Taxes

4 Steps to Make Filing Your Taxes Easier

Tax season is here, and the deadline is quickly approaching. This year, tax day is April 17, 2018. If you haven’t submitted yet, consider the four steps below to help simplify the process of filing your taxes. 1. Get Your Documents in Order You might have elected to receive your tax documents electronically, or you […]

Options

What Is An Option? DIY Investing with Brian Overby [Video]

Typically, option traders are self-directed investors, meaning they don’t work directly with a financial advisor to help manage their options trading portfolio. As a do-it-yourself (DIY) investor, you are in full control of your trading decisions and transactions. While having complete control of your investments is desirable for some, it can also be very overwhelming […]

Ally News

Ally Big Save, Big Results: Top Things 30,000+ People Are Saving For and Why

It started with a simple question: How can we encourage spenders to save? We knew it wouldn’t be easy, but we believed it was a journey worth taking. So we started within. Instead of spending millions of dollars on a television ad for the Big Game on February 4th 2018, we made it rain money, […]

Car Shopping

Virtually Jump Into the Coolest Cars From the Detroit Auto Show With Danny “The Count” Koker

At the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Ally teamed up with Danny Koker, star of History Channel’s Counting Cars, to give an inside look at the coolest cars at the show. Using 360 video, Danny gives a tour of the vehicle and talks about some of the cool features and tech. Here […]

Trading

Glass Ceiling-Shattering Moments by Women of Wall Street

As various individuals, organizations, and initiatives work to reduce the gender gap in the financial services industry — the facts are still staggering. Only 14% of executives at Gender-Equality Index member firms are female. While parity has been achieved in the overall workforces, there’s clearly more work to be done on Wall Street. As the […]

Trading

African Americans Who Broke Barriers on Wall Street

It’s hard to imagine an industry with a history more patrician than that of Wall Street. For at least the first 150 years, it was a place that offered no opportunity for women or people of color. But as was the case in many industries throughout the 1940s, 50s and 60s, a small group of […]

New Home

How to Get Approved for Home Sweet Home

Preparing, financially, for a place to call home involves more than saving for a down payment or new living room furniture. Since your overall financial status helps determine your eligibility for a home loan, we recommend getting your finances in best shape before you apply for mortgage. Follow these tips to improving your overall financial […]

Trading

Investor Mindset Survey Results: Bye-Bye to the Bull and Bear?

The bull and bear have long been two symbolic beasts of investing and finance. But we wondered if today’s independent investors still relate to those symbols when it comes to their finances. So we asked. And we heard from more than 2,000 adults of all ages and income levels from different places around the U.S. […]

Technology

Innovative Banking On Your Terms

Since the beginning, we’ve focused on delivering a digital experience that allows our customers to bank on their terms. We’re there for our customers 24/7 – always online and by phone. And we continue to evolve our model to stay up to date with emerging technology. And now, we’re virtually everywhere– with one innovative banking […]

Trading

What Is Your Investing Animal Spirit?

When it comes to the mindset of an investor, times are changing. Our recent survey revealed, only one in 10 Americans say they consider themselves a bull or a bear when it comes to investing. What’s more, the vast majority of those surveyed believed their investing approach better aligns with one of 10 different “animals […]