What We Didn’t Know About the 2008 Financial Collapse

Matt Taibbi’s Rolling Stone essay takes us through the 2008 financial collapse and the subsequent bailout, providing detail and context that was left out of the narrative ten years ago.

What’s Your Financial Goal for This Week?

It’s Monday, which means it’s time to set a financial goal for the week.

How I Picked My Bank (Badly)

And why I’m picking a new one (slowly).

Chase Has a New Banking App Called Finn

It wants you to get in touch with your feelings… by rating every purchase.

Here’s How JPMorgan Chase Paid Its Financial Crash Settlement

By forgiving mortgages that it had already sold to another company.

Bank of America Tries to Make “Pay Back a Friend Day” Happen

Pay Back a Friend Day comes with an official Friends Again Report, in which we learn that 53 percent of people surveyed have lost a friendship over loaned money.

How Making a YouTube Channel Taught Me About Banking

When I was 11, I decided to make a YouTube channel. Consequently, and likely due to my youthful vitality, I became deeply intrigued by the system YouTubers used to earn profits through video advertisements and endorsements.

Turns Out Robot Financial Advisers Can Have Biases Too

Especially when revenue-sharing is involved.

Some Companies Are Offering “Financial Wellness Programs” to Employees

High Yield Savings Accounts Are Even More Disappointing