Archive for the Checking accounts Category

Options for the Unbanked

Several media sources report that 1 in 12 households or 10% of Americans today do not use bank checking accounts, but use cash for everything. Most people have had checking accounts at some point. ┬áSome have had to close them because they never learned to manage them well. Others closed accounts after life’s circumstances put… Read More »

Commingle Personal and Business Finances? Never!

Today’s post comes from Mary Hunt of Debt Proof Living, and author of 7 Money Rules for Life Dear Mary, I am reading your book, “Debt-Proof Living,” and have begun tracking my expenses. I have a home-based business. Should I include business expenses or just personal expenses in the tracking? Lucy, Vermont Dear Lucy,You should… Read More »