checking accounts Archive
eChecking accounts are free as long as you don't use any ‘retro style’ checking features like writing checks or visiting branches.
Half of all Gen Y consumers looking to switch banks want their next institution to offer online personal financial management (PFM) tools.
A number of banks and credit unions are offering high-yield checking accounts paying over 2%. Could this become the norm as rates rise?
Most financial institutions only look at how other banks and CUs generate fees. But this myopia keeps them from spotting big opportunities.
Digital offerings, robust product options crucial for future of community financial institutions looking to connect with younger consumers.
If your disclosures are long and complicated, consumers will assume you've got something to hide… and then pick one of your competitors.
What motivates consumers to switch banks? The data from this three-year study will change the way you market your checking accounts.
Consumers still write checks, but research says they don't really like it. This study looks at check writers by age, gender and frequency.
An annual study from Bankrate says free checking is alive and well at most credit unions, but banks are running the other direction.
You'd think consumers who go for bank promotions might be your stereotypical deal-seekers and bargain hunters. But you'd be wrong…
Are reloadable debit cards a viable alternative to checking accounts? Or are they a solution for the unbanked? Here's what the data says.
44% of all shoppers looking for a new checking account want email alerts. The pickier the shopper, the more they want email alerts.
Countless surveys ask banking consumers about switching triggers, but people's behaviors don't align with their responses… or reality.
The banking industry usually segments based on income, but age is a better predictor of checking account choices, behaviors and profitability.