Jason Unger

You Don’t Need a Dedicated Computer for Online Banking. Just Don’t Be Stupid.

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This article made me laugh … and fear for the future of humanity. Use dedicated computer for online banking: The advice of the American Bankers Association (ABA) made four years ago regarding online banking is even more important advice today. In a gutsy but overdue move, the recommendation to small and medium-sized businesses was simple: […]

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Wearable Banking? Yeah, I Think I’ll Pass.

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Technology’s done a lot of good for society — that’s obvious. And in the world of personal finance, it’s revolutionized the way we access and manage our money, automate our finances, and save ourselves from overdraft fees. As a guy who has covered the technology space and loves a good gadget, I’m usually at the forefront […]

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Is a Big Bank The Right Choice for You?

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It’s incredibly easy to dislike (and make fun of) the biggest banks in the country — and often for very good reasons. They don’t care about you – they just care about their profits. They don’t make it easy for you to save money – they just want you to spend money and take out […]

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Bank of America Talks Their Mobile Banking Strategy

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Everyone loves to hate Bank of America — myself included. I certainly don’t feel bad about it (especially when you see things like this), but as one of the country’s giant banks, they can clearly influence the way the market goes — from the negatives like fees to the positives like technology. So as banking […]

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What’s to Worry About Mobile Banking?

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Mobile banking only continues to grow, with new apps launching every day, and banks making it easier and easier to do business on your smartphone. With that in mind, GOBankingRates wanted to find just how comfortable people are banking on their smartphones — and what concerns they have. The results are pretty interesting. About the […]

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What’s The Best Way to Protect Your Money Online?

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No one wants to be the victim of an online scam or security breach. But it’s going to happen to someone — and you definitely don’t want it to be you. So what should you do to protect your money online? Well, there’s a lot of things. In fact, there’s a whole, long article in Bloomberg […]

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If Your “Bank” Asks You To Do These, Something’s Wrong

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Since we’ve been talking a lot about banking security recently, it’s a good opportunity to remind you of some tips to keep your account (and money) safe. Most of these items are going to seem like common sense, but you’d be shocked how often they’re used successfully to steal account information. About the author: Jason […]

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