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Life can be expensive and unplanned expenses have a way of popping up at the worst possible time. So, whether you need fast cash now, or you’d like the flexibility of overdrawing your app, you’ve probably asked yourself the question “Can I overdraw my Cash App account?”. We’ll answer that question for you right now.
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Whether you had to dip into a one-off overdraft to pay for dinner or you’re struggling to break free from the never-ending cycle of overdrafts, we can help. Scratch that. You can help yourself. Discover how to get your overdraft fees waived or refunded in 5 simple steps.
cashing application
Paperless banking is nearly here, but many of us still receive printed checks that need processing. If you’re using electronic banking every day a physical check can at first glance appear inconvenient. But cashing a check really needn’t be a hassle. In fact, you can cash a check using your phone alone. In this article...
go bank app
Update: GoBank Closed All Accounts GoBank, which is operated by GreenDot, ceased operations on October 31, 2021. GreenDot simultaneously announced the launch of a new, similar banking product named Go2Bank. (Here’s our Go2Bank review.) However, accounts were not automatically migrated from GoBank to Go2Bank, resulting in many GoBank customers to complain that they were frozen...
We all know the frustration of needing a little more cash to pay a bill or make a small purchase before payday arrives. When you need a few extra bucks to see you through to your next paycheck, an overdraft can help - but there can be significant fees to be aware of. This guide...
overdrawn meaning
You’re here for a few simple definitions so let’s start with an overdrawn meaning. Overdrawn means more money was taken from your account than you had available. This means you have a negative bank account balance. So, what happens when an account is overdrawn? Click to find out.
using stash app
Wondering whether to dip your toes into the world of investing? 58% of American adults (that's more than 150 million) report stock ownership. If you're looking to join the ranks of amateur investors, the Stash app may be a great way to take the plunge. Stash aims to make investing accessible to everyone, even those...
wally app review
Do you find money management a bit of a minefield? You’re not alone. Juggling income, expenses, debt, and savings can be a tedious and somewhat bewildering task. Luckily, there are plenty of apps around that can help you simplify your finances. Wally is one of them – check out our Wally app review below to...
wisebanyan vs betterment
If you want to start investing or would prefer a hands-off approach to investment management, using a robo-advisor could be a good option for you. There are more than 200 robo-advisors in the U.S. so the question is, which one should you use? To help you narrow the list down, check out this article which...
wally app
Budgeting is the cornerstone of your personal finances. Everyone knows the basic principle: spend less than you earn, save the rest. Getting budgeting right means a bit of planning every month and tracking your spending. Apps are excellent tools. You can pick from the fully-featured and clever, like Mint and YNAB, to the straightforward, like...
vanguard automatic rebalancing
Signed up to an investment service and got the ideal asset allocation? Think you can simply remain invested and forget about it? Think twice: every investment portfolio should regularly be reviewed and rebalanced. But don’t stress: robo-advisors can automatically rebalance your portfolio for you. One of the top robo-advisors is offered by Vanguard, let’s take...
trading apps
The stock market moves quickly, you need constant access to your trading tools wherever you are. Trading apps make it easy to trade stocks on your phone or tablet, but trading apps are not equally capable. Besides, some traders need a bit more guidance from their stockbroker whereas other traders simply want in on the...
schwab intelligent portfolio vs vanguard
Charles Schwab and Vanguard are up there with the biggest and best asset management companies in the U.S. Both offer quality robo-advisor services that make investing low-cost and hassle-free for their customers. But how do these services compare side by side? This article covers the key differences between the Schwab Intelligent Portfolio vs Vanguard Personal...
robinhood desktop app
The Robinhood desktop app, called Robinhood for Web, was rolled out to all users back in spring 2018, as an alternative to this brokerage firm’s mobile app. In this article, find out how the two apps differ and whether the desktop version offers you any advantages compared to the mobile app. Robinhood for Web You...
monthly dividend calculator
Dividend payments play different roles in the mind of an investor. For some it is simply a useful return on their investment, adding to the total investment value at the end of the year. For other investors dividends are effectively income and these investors need a monthly dividend calculator to understand what their monthly income...
money making apps
Do you need money fast? Looking for an additional income to top up your wages? You’re in the right place. Read on to discover the best money making apps for getting cash quickly. We also cover apps that are great for extra income and a couple of apps that are good for borrowing in an...
how to pay an overdraft
Sometimes, there just isn’t enough money to go around. And if you don’t keep a close eye on your checking account, you may accidentally — or intentionally — overdraft and spend more money than you have available. For this reason, it’s important that you understand how to pay an overdraft. If you sign up for...
how to check balance online
Wondering “How to check my 401k balance online?” This article explains the steps you need to take to find out the details of your 401K, plus how to track down an old 401K that you lost or forgot about when you switched jobs. It’s a good idea to check your 401K balance at least once...
how does an overdraft work
How does an overdraft work?  Great question! An overdraft is like getting an automatic loan from the bank when your balance goes below zero. An overdraft allows you to make a payment or purchase even if you are out of money. Overdraft Fees Banks charge interest and fees on the money you borrow (the money...
how does acorns app work
You may have already heard of Acorns as a way to put your spare change to good use by automatically depositing it into an investment account. The concept of Acorns is simple – to make investing accessible to anyone. So, how does Acorn app work exactly? Moreover, is it really possible to make money using...
capital one savings bonus
From the providers of the free Square card reader and payment system comes Cash, an easy way to send money between friends. What is the Square Cash app about and what can you do with Square Cash? What is the most you can receive, send and spend using a Square Cash account? Keep reading to...
retirement plan
To live comfortably in their later years, many people don’t count on Social Security to provide the income they need in retirement. This is why many contribute to an employer-sponsored 401(k) plan or a self-funded individual retirement account (IRA). But while these are two widely popular options, there’s another way to receive income in retirement....
Knowing exactly how much to contribute to an employer-sponsored 401(k) plan can be tricky. Some people fear saving too little. And even when others feel that they’ve saved enough, the future can prove otherwise. It’s estimated that you will need about 85% of your pre-retirement income in retirement. To help estimate whether you’re on the...