Tag Archives: banking tips

Sunday | February 2, 2014

Adding Others to Accounts: Understand the Risks


Consumers often wonder about whether or how to add someone else, usually a relative, to a bank account. These decisions are not to be taken lightly. FDIC Consumer News can’t advise you on how to share your money or your accounts, but we can give you guidance about the implications of adding names onto deposit […]

Wednesday | October 31, 2012

Tips for Finding & Managing a Home Loan


Your Mortgage: Tips for Finding, Managing a Home Loan Buying a home is one of the most significant decisions a consumer will ever make. Given what has occurred in the housing market during the past few years, consumers need to be well-informed when considering and managing a mortgage. “It’s important to thoroughly think through all […]

Wednesday | October 31, 2012

Choosing the Right Account


What’s the Right Account for Your Everyday Banking Needs? Questions and tips to help you narrow down the choices: It’s important to have a banking product to handle everyday financial needs that range from making payments to getting paid. There also is no shortage of options — from different kinds of checking accounts to products […]