How to Open a Bank Account in Puerto Rico

If you are considering making a move to Puerto Rico, you may be wondering where you will bank once you have made it to the island. Puerto Rico participates fully in the US banking system, so you should find the island banks work similarly to those on the mainland. Benefits of Switching to a Puerto … Read more

SoFi vs Chime – A Comparison of Two Highly Popular Money Apps

Over the last 5-10 years, the banking industry has become awash with financial technology (fin tech) companies that saw an opportunity to reach a younger generation through mobile and online technology. Two of the most popular fin tech companies are SoFi and Chime, and the following article will explain how these companies compare to each … Read more

Does Walmart Take Apple Pay?

Walmart is the largest retailer in the world with over 10,000 stores across the globe. Apply Pay is the largest mobile payment provider with 507 million users worldwide. You may be wondering if Walmart accepts Apple Pay, and the following will help answer those questions.  Does Walmart Take Apple Pay? No, Walmart does not accept … Read more

9 Robinhood Unsettled Funds Questions & Answers

Robinhood launched in March 2015 with three primary innovations: Robinhood was the first major broker that allowed customers to buy and sell stock with a $0 commission.  Robinhood allowed the “little guys” to purchase fractional shares for as little as $1. Robinhood made trading stock super easy via a mobile app. Today, Robinhood has 31 … Read more

Does McDonald’s Take Apple Pay? 9 McDonald’s Apple Pay Q&A’s

If you wondering about whether McDonald’s takes Apple Pay, then the following should answer all of your questions. 1. Does McDonald’s Take Apple Pay? Yes, McDonald’s accepts Apple Pay at all locations. In fact, McDonald’s was an early adopter of Apple Pay and has been accepting it since 2014. 2. How About in the Drive-Thru? … Read more

24 Chase Bank Deposit and Direct Deposit Questions Answered

Chase is one of the largest banks in the country, serving 60 million people with their banking, credit card, and loan needs. The company now has over 4,800 branches across all 48 states, so it is no wonder that so many people are interested in learning more about what to expect as a Chase customer.  … Read more

How to Transfer Money from Varo to Cash App

What is Varo? Varo Money was founded in 2015 as an effort to target younger customers that had grown frustrated with the complexities, fees, and lack of digital capabilities of traditional banks. At its launch, Varo Money was a financial tech company that developed the app, and it partnered with Bancorp to provide its banking … Read more

How to Close a Chime Account

Chime is a great banking alternative to traditional banks. They have no hidden fees and are great for personal banking. However, Chime is not for everyone. Nor should you ever feel obligated to continue with your Chime account if you find something that better fits your needs.  If you ever decide to close your account … Read more

Does Chime Worth With Venmo? How to Connect Chime to Venmo

Chime and Venmo are two very popular non-traditional banking companies. Both companies offer banking services with low fees and bundled into sleek apps. Folks looking to move away from traditional banks, or have negative marks on their checking account history, are starting to use non-traditional banking companies as their primary bank. This is especially true … Read more