banks

Does Anyone Rob Banks Anymore?

Just 25 years ago, L.A. was embroiled in fear and uncertainty over its rise as the bank robbery capital of the world. In fact, bank…

How Does Refinancing My Home Work?

If you had the chance to save money on your mortgage payment — or get it over with sooner, or even use it to raise…

Can Payday Predatory Lending Ever Not Be Predatory?

It’s a well-worn stat by now, but it’s also almost always germane: Namely, 40 percent of Americans don’t have enough savings for a $400 emergency…

Your Big Bank Sucks. It’s Time to Bail Yourself Out.

It’s a question I don’t think I’ve ever asked, nor has anyone ever asked me, but here goes: How much interest does your savings account…