Savings Accounts

Checking and Savings

When you open a checking account, you may also be given the option of simultaneously opening a savings account. Should you only get a checking account, or would it be better to open checking and savings accounts together? A savings account might help you better manage your money. If your personal budgeting skills are first-rate, […]

Savings Accounts

Why Opening a Joint Savings Account Online With Elderly Parents Can Make Sense

Opening a joint savings account with your elderly parents can be a mutually beneficial financial decision. For your parents, it can mean you're able to help them take care of expenses while they're out enjoying their golden years. And for you, it can mean the peace of mind that comes from knowing you're there to […]

Savings Accounts

Savings Account vs. Money Market Account

Deciding between the benefits of a savings account vs. money market account is easier if you know what your savings needs are first. With that in mind, it's a simple matter of knowing the differences between the two types of accounts and choosing the one that fits your needs best. Regular savings accounts are easy […]

Savings Accounts

Opening a New Online Bank Account

Online banking with Ally Bank makes it easy to manage your money and meet your financial goals. Our 24/7 customer service is available to answer your questions and help you open a new account or manage existing accounts. If you are not already an online banking customer, first consider what your banking needs are. If […]

Savings Accounts

Family Saving (Introduction)

There's no denying that starting a family is an adventure. There's a lot of learning as you go, and keeping an eye out for life's surprises is practically a full-time job on its own. While it may be impossible for your family to be completely prepared for whatever life has in store, many families find […]

Savings Accounts

A Great Savings Interest Calculator Starts With a Great Rate

Sometimes it can be hard to envision what your savings account will look like a few months down the road, especially when you take into the consideration the interest you're earning on that account. For some people, their interest rate is simply a number, but that can easily change when you get a chance to […]

Savings Accounts

Opening a Savings Account

Opening a savings account helps you in several ways: it keeps your money safe, you earn interest on your money and it is a good way to keep you from spending too much of what you make each month. Saving for emergencies is another good reason to open a savings account. If you lose your […]

Savings Accounts

Making the Most of Competitive Interest Rates

Opening a savings account is a prudent financial decision as it can help you grow your money to meet various financial goals. Even if you have one savings account already, it may be a good idea to open another savings account to keep your funds separate for different purposes. For great interest rates, convenience or […]

Savings Accounts

Family Saving, Part 3: Savings Strategies to Help Save for a Vacation

When it comes to putting away money for your family, you may find it helpful to have different savings strategies in place for each of your initiatives. For instance, how you save for a new washer and dryer may be different than how you save for your annual insurance premiums. Involving your children in some […]

Savings Accounts

A Self-Starter’s Toolkit for Personal Savings

Some of us just like to do things ourselves. If you're one of those self-starters, you may be most comfortable setting up your own personal savings plan rather than depending on a financial professional. Many people, in fact, handle their own savings and investments quite successfully. But if the do-it-yourself personal savings approach suits you, […]