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 […]

Trading

How to Channel Your Investing Animal Spirit

Despite setting financial goals, do you end up being your own worst enemy? Like you tap into some of your investments to fund a trip. Or you tell yourself to tolerate a little risk, but you panic and withdraw all your money from the stock market. Turns out, you’re not alone. Market researchers have been studying […]

Online Banking

Identity Theft: How to Detect Fraud and What to Do Next

No one wants to become a victim of identity theft. But if it happens to you, be prepared to take action. In addition to following precautions to protect your identity, you need to know how to spot fraudulent activity and take action if you suspect your personal information has been compromised. How to spot suspicious […]

Online Banking

How to Create Secure Passwords (You’ll Actually Remember)

Managing an endless stream of passwords is now a fact of modern life. It’s easy to get complacent and oh so tempting to keep using the same one on repeat. But experts warn that strong passwords are key to keeping your personal information safe. It’s time to commit to creating secure passwords for all of […]

Car Shopping

The New Car-Shopping Experience

We’re all living in the digital age now, so no one should be surprised that much of the car-shopping process is completed online. If you’ve shopped for a vehicle recently, you might have checked out online sources, including reviews, as part of the process. According to research done for Ally by the Center of Generational […]

Car Shopping

Don’t Believe the Hype! Cars Matter to Millennials

Ally knows and loves the car business. We immerse ourselves in the study of automotive trends to better understand and serve our auto customers. Beyond research, we’re simply obsessed with cars because we know they’re a vital part of our customers’ lives. On a more personal level, car love is in my blood. Born and […]

Savings Accounts

Are You Really Saving? Watch Your Funds Grow With These 7 Hacks

Saving money may not be as fun as spending it, but having money is definitely more satisfying than not having it. For some of us, “having it” requires curbing a few spending impulses and sticking to a savings plan. Check yourself against the hacks listed below, and your growing balance will make you forget all […]

Smart Driving

7 Ways to Save When Driving During the Holidays

If you’re planning to drive this holiday season, it may be a good time to review some common-sense driving tips that can help keep your car in good condition – and save you money along the way. Get a tune-up For many of us, cars are one of our most valuable possessions. Before embarking on […]

Credit

How to Use Your Bank Account to Help Raise Your Credit Score

A credit score is a simple yet powerful three-digit number. Don’t fret if your credit score currently needs a facelift because I can help you. How? Your bank accounts can be one of many tools that play a supporting role in boosting your credit health. Regular banking activity like making deposits and putting money into […]

Ally News

We Seriously Care About Your Security

Keeping your Ally accounts safe and secure is a top priority for us. But, how do we do that? From our perspective, the real value is in our approach to security. This includes the tactical measures we take to help protect your data across our digital platforms, as well as our dedication to your security […]