Online banking is commonplace these days, but many customers are hesitant to use it for fear of online scams, lack of computer skills, or difficulty finding convenient Internet access. Here's how to make online banking work for you.
Your bank should offer a large ATM network, solid interest, few fees, and operating hours that are compatible to your lifestyle. If not, it's time to send it packing. Here's how to find a new, better bank.
Roth IRA is easy to set up immediately in ShareBuilder, but patience and Vanguard mean fewer fees in the long run for your Roth IRA. See question No. 7 in the reader mailbag.
Retirement saving: If you're starting early, try a Roth IRA. Retirement question is No. 10 in the reader mailbag.
The Dow gained about 123 points, and the Nasdaq gained about 39 points, led by gains in energy